About the Author
In this personal literature based worksheet, pupils answer seven questions about an author or poet they've enjoyed reading about.
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Identifying an Author’s Purpose
Throughout any piece of writing, words and phrases are used that provide the reader hints about the author's purpose. Teach young readers how to pick up on these clues as they learn to identify writing that entertains, informs, and...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Identifying Author’s Purpose in a Newspaper
Between news articles, editorials, and comic strips, many different types of writing are presented to readers in a newspaper. The first lesson plan in this series helps children make sense of all this information by teaching them the key...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What is the author's purpose in writing a joke book? What about a book about the digestive system? Explore author's purpose with a worksheet that challenges kids to identify whether ten books are meant to entertain, inform, or persuade.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Author Study: Cynthia Rylant
Explore the life's work of one of the great children's authors using this ten-lesson author study unit. After first performing some whole-group research into the life of Cynthia Rylant, the class goes on to read six different stories,...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable