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Author's Purpose - CCSS RL.6.6, RI.6.6


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1. Alien Intruders.

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The aliens are attacking your spaceship and you must try to defend yourself before they destroy you! Correctly identify the author's purpose to start defending your spaceship. SEE MORE
 
2. Author's Purpose Activity.

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This section includes a variety of activities designed to help you determine the author's purpose. Follow the directions on each screen and complete the activities SEE MORE
 
3. Author's Purpose Board Game.

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Pick your game piece and spin the spinner. Read each short story carefully to determine what the author's purpose was in writing it: to entertain, inform, or persuade. If you are able to correctly determine why the short story was written, your game piece will move across the board. (1 or 2 players) SEE MORE
 
4. Author's Purpose Jeopardy.

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Jeopardy template for author's purpose from Jeopardy Labs. SEE MORE
 
5. Author's Purpose Quiz.

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A Quia quiz SEE MORE
 
6. Author's Purpose Quiz.

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This online quiz is called Author's Purpose. It was created by a member of Purpose Games. SEE MORE
 
7. Author's Purpose Slideshow.

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A slideshow lesson on author's purpose from Slideshare. Review the characteristics of each type of writing. SEE MORE
 
8. Author's Purpose.

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An online quiz with self checking SEE MORE
 
9. Bouncing Balls.

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Identify the author's purpose for each statement. Correct answers will give you access to the game. To play this very fun school game you must try to clear as many balls from the screen before they fall. SEE MORE
 
10. Formal Sentences.

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Which sentence is more formal? SEE MORE
 
11. Identify the author's purpose.

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Read the text given and answer the questions about the author's purpose for the text. SEE MORE
 
12. Instant Jeopardy Review.

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This game is designed for live play with up to ten individuals or teams. Teams choose a question, then try to give the best answer. Scoring is built in for each team.  SEE MORE
 
13. Paper Bird.

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Students are to find the author's purpose by reading examples of texts. What is the author's MAIN purpose in writing these texts? In this strangely addictive game you need to help a paper bird fly through the obstacles SEE MORE
 
14. Reading for a Purpose.

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Eleven quizzes to choose from on author's purpose. SEE MORE
 
15. Snow Fight.

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Students are to find the author's purpose by reading examples of texts. What is the author's MAIN purpose in writing these texts? In this game you need to throw snowballs and shoot as many people as possible.  SEE MORE
 
16. Tone.

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Compare passages for tone. SEE MORE
 
17. Wild Wild Taxi.

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Find the author's purpose by reading examples of texts. Identify what is the author's MAIN purpose in writing these texts? Then grab your wheel, tear through the highway and taste the excitement of unlimited speed.  SEE MORE
 

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