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Authors Purpose Activities

Author's Purpose- Decide what the author's purpose is. TONS of printable worksheets to teach literacy!

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FREE Author’s Purpose: These FREE task cards will be a great addition to your classroom. On each card there is a short reading passage. Students are to determine if the author’s purpose was to persuade, inform, or entertain. A response form for students and an answer key for the teacher are provided.

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from Teach Two Reach 2nd Grade Happenings

Author's Purpose with Scholastic

Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!

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I am so stealing this and changing it to PIES (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social) for my TA classes!

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Author's Purpose Sort Take 2! I love this idea but would need to rewrite the paragraphs for second grade.

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