Elementary Determining the Author's Purpose Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RI.2.6

Core Standard

In today's world we often bombarded with media. So much so that we don't have time to tell what's real and what isn't. It helps to dissect why a writer created a piece in the first place. Was an article writing to persuade the reader to make a decision? Was a piece created to sway your thought process? Was the piece written to be objective and provide both sides of the argument? These worksheets will help students learn to evaluate the goal of the author.







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