Author's Purpose PowerPoint containing 49 slides! This includes the more advanced version of teaching Author's Purpose... the PIE'ED version with test prep! (persuade, inform, entertain, explain, and describe) This PowerPoint includes 10 passages and 5 multiple choice passages.
FREEBIE!! If your students are like mine, they sometimes have trouble determining the author's purpose for different types of text. Feel free to use this Author's Purpose Checklist to help support them with this tricky skill! I just gave my students counters to use for the yes or no answer choices.
24 Author's Purpose Task Cards featuring the PIE'ED approach to teaching Author's Purpose. Students read the passage on each task card and then answer the multiple choice question. Great for test prep!
Introduce main idea and supporting details to your students with this PowerPoint activity. The first half of the PowerPoint explains the concept of main idea and supporting details. The latter half of the slides are practice slides. They include short passages and multiple choice questions in which students need to select the main idea statement and the best title for the passage. Great for main idea test prep!
Reading Strategies Mini Anchor Charts
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.
This 41 page Unit has everything you need to teach idioms, metaphors, similes, hyperboles, alliteration, onomatopoeia and personification.Fun for your students and helps them understand so many phrases we use in the English language. I love teaching these concepts to my kids! $