A teaching resource to help teach your students the different reasons authors may write.
This comprehension teaching resource is aimed at teaching students the different reasons authors may write. These reasons may include:
- to entertain
- to persuade
- to inform.
This worksheet can be used with any text. Students have to identify the reason the author has written a text and then provide evidence.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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