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6th Grade Interactive Language Arts Skill Builders

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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 and Perspective.

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Read passages and answer questions. SEE MORE
 
4. Author's Purpose and Point of View.

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This is an interactive pretest focusing on author's purpose and point of view. (10 questions) You are able to self-check at the end. SEE MORE
 
5. Author's Purpose and Point of View.

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An interactive post test for author's purpose and point of view. This self-checking test has 10 questions. SEE MORE
 
6. 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
 
7. Author's Purpose Quiz.

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A Quia quiz SEE MORE
 
8. 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
 
9. Author's Purpose.

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An online quiz with self checking SEE MORE
 
10. 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
 
11. Fling the Teacher!

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To fling the teacher you must build a trebuchet by answering fifteen questions correctly. Four answer choices are available but you are also able to eliminate two of the answers if there is a need. 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. Reading for a Purpose.

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Eleven quizzes to choose from on author's purpose. SEE MORE
 
14. 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
 
15. Writer's Tricks.

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Care to analyse? Work out how to understand different types of texts. SEE MORE
 

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