Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
Human Histories: World Explorers – Comprehension Worksheet
A free comprehension worksheet paired with an informational text about world explorers.
Reading Comprehension Strategies Anchor Charts
Provide young readers with concrete examples of reading strategies with a set of 18 ready-made reading anchor charts.
Free Author's Purpose Worksheets
Assess reading comprehension by reviewing 3 short passages and answering questions about the author's purpose.
Comprehension Task Cards - Identifying Author's Purpose
Help students identify the author's purpose when reading with this set of comprehension task cards.
Grade 2 Magazine - "What's Buzzing?" (Issue 1) Task Cards
Five sets of literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 2 magazine.
Author's Purpose Teaching Presentation
Teach your students to identify the author’s purpose in a text with a teaching presentation.
For or Against?
A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate reasons for and against a situation or topic.
Exploring Opinion Pieces Unit Plan - Grade 1 and Grade 2
This English unit has been designed to introduce the persuasive genre to younger students; specifically, the purpose, structure and language features of opinion pieces.