Boom Author's Purpose Task Cards

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by Ladder to the Common Core

Price: 500 points or $5 USD

Subjects: ela

Grades: 3,4,5,6

Description: It is important for students to know that authors always have a reason for writing. This is called the AUTHOR'S PURPOSE. Sometimes it is stated, but most times it is not. The reader can look for clues that tell whether the author's purpose is to: entertain, inform, or persuade the reader. These 24 task cards in a multiple choice format, offer many opportunities for students to read and identify author's purpose.