Author's Purpose HS


Item #110

Common Core Content Activity: Authors Purpose

Authors Purpose: In these activities, we learn about understanding Authors Purpose. The students are introduced to a set of twins (Sara and Tony) who are traveling with their parents throughout Kentucky and learning how to determine the author's purpose and how to use different devices. Sara and Tony explore 6 different vacation spots. Throughout the unit the students practice all activities on real life examples.

Each activity is completed on two different levels for differentiated instruction.
Unit includes: bulletin board pictures, vocabulary cards, answer key, work folder and practice assessment

Lesson & Activities Description
Authors Purpose Instructional Suggestions
1 Pretest/Posttest Authors Purpose
Dim A = 12 pages; Dim B = 20 pages
2 Introduction Activity: Cumberland Falls
Dim A = 16 pages; Dim B = 23 pages
3 Mammoth Caves
Dim A = 11 pages; Dim B = 16 pages
4 Frankfort
Dim A = 11 pages; Dim B = 17 pages
5 Horse Park
Dim A = 12 pages; Dim B = 20 pages
6 Ale-8 One Factory
Dim A = 7 pages; Dim B = 13 pages
7 Review: Natural Bridge
Dim A = 18 pages; Dim B = 26 pages
8 Pretes/Posttest Authors Purpose
Dim A = 12 pages; Dim B = 20 pages

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 15 May, 2012.