Author's Purpose in Fiction

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The Story of the Amulet
The Story of the Amulet
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The Story of the Amulet
Students will identify the author’s purpose and strengthen their reading comprehension with the questions that follow the text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Moody Words
Moody Words
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Moody Words
Authors use sensory language to make their writing more descriptive. Have your students consider the words authors use to create specific moods in this fun pumpkin-themed worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Interpreting a Great Poem
Interpreting a Great Poem
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Interpreting a Great Poem
Challenge your students to consider the author's intention of a piece of writing. Ask your students to read Rudyard Kipling's poem, "If-" and answer the questions about the author's intent.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
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Vocabulary Cards: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
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Glossary: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Using Picture Walks to Examine the Author's Purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Making Alliteration Accessible
Glossary: Making Alliteration Accessible
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Glossary: Making Alliteration Accessible
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Making Alliteration Accessible.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Describe Sensory Details
Vocabulary Cards: Describe Sensory Details
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Vocabulary Cards: Describe Sensory Details
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Describe Sensory Details.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Poetic Personification
Glossary: Poetic Personification
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Glossary: Poetic Personification
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Poetic Personification.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird
Symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird
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Symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird
To fully enjoy this classic story, your kid should understand the symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird. This writing worksheet helps develop text analysis skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Vocabulary Cards: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Alliteration Accessible
Vocabulary Cards: Making Alliteration Accessible
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Alliteration Accessible
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Making Alliteration Accessible.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
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Glossary: The Purpose of Fiction Texts
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: The Purpose of Fiction Texts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Poetic Personification
Vocabulary Cards: Poetic Personification
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Vocabulary Cards: Poetic Personification
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Poetic Personification.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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What Were They Thinking?
What Were They Thinking?
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What Were They Thinking?
What do Malala Yousafzai, Al Gore, and Michelle Obama all have in common? They are all nonfiction authors with a purpose. In this interactive lesson, students will gain practice looking at details in text to identify the author’s purpose.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Flipchart: I SHAMPOO C
Flipchart: I SHAMPOO C
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Flipchart: I SHAMPOO C
Students complete a figurative language flip chart from the mnemonic device I SHAMPOO C.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Author's Purpose in Fiction

Sensory language is a great way to bring your writing to life -- what words do we use to talk about sights, sounds, smells, and tastes? Brainstorm some sensory words and practice using them in writing with our sensory language worksheets, games, and activities. Our practice materials are a great way to help your child’s writing truly shine.