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Comprehension Task Cards - Identifying Author's Purpose

PDF | 5 pages|Grades: 4 - 5

A set of comprehension task cards to help students identify the author’s purpose when reading.

Being able to identify the author’s purpose is an important reading comprehension strategy for students to understand.

This teaching resource includes:

  • five comprehension task cards; including a text to read and accompanying questions
  • an enrichment task; where students use their creativity to make a product related to each text
  • question worksheets for each text
  • answers for teachers.

Use the drop-down menu to choose the version that works best for you and your students.

This resource works well as a reading center activity or when used with your guided reading groups.

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