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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.6 Determine An...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.6 - Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.6 Determine An Author's Point Of View Or Purpose In A Text... Reading:Informational Text - 6th Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

  1. Author's Purpose - This two-page document has nine short passages for students to read and evaluate
  2. Author's Purpose - Multiple Choice quiz
  3. Author's Purpose - Teaching tips
  4. Author's Purpose - PowerPoint show which includes a ten question quiz
  5. Author's Purpose - Flash video lesson
  6. Author's Purpose - Review in the form of a Battleship game
  7. Author's Purpose Activity - Worksheet to print
  8. Author's Purpose Activity - Worksheet to print
  9. Author's Purpose Activity 2 - Worksheet to print
  10. Author's Purpose Activity 3 - Worksheet to print
  11. Author's Purpose Project - Worksheet to print for a scavenger hunt
  12. Author's Purpose Quiz - Fifteen-question quiz to print
  13. Author's Purpose Student Worksheet - Designed to use with a Harry Potter book
  14. Can Animals Think? - The Can Animals Think? task is embedded in a 3-4 week unit that uses the topic of animal cognition as a means to teach students how to analyze and navigate informational texts as well as study the purposeful decisions an author makes to best convey his/her point of view in writing.
  15. Planning your writing - Identifying the purpose of your writing
  16. The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts - Lesson plan helps students look at the author's purpose and viewpoint, and also recognize gaps in the text - Extension activities include debating a fairy tale using different character viewpoints.
  17. Uncovering assumptions through critical writing - In this lesson, students will learn to identify assumptions and propaganda techniques in advertisements. They will then use these techniques to create their own advertisement for a product and write a business letter persuading a company to produce their product.



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