Author's Purpose   

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Students will learn to determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

Lessons

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Author's Purpose  Piqosity Official Completely text, Some images, No video 0 1
Questions

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapters 31-33 Excerpt 2 of 2 Piqosity Official 7 8
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapters 16-18 Excerpt 2 of 2 Piqosity Official 5 7
The Odyssey, Chapter 22 — Excerpt Piqosity Official 7 9
The Odyssey, Chapter 9 - Excerpt 4 of 4 Piqosity Official 5 6
The Odyssey, Chapter 9 — Excerpt 2 of 4 Piqosity Official 7 7
Would We Survive the Yellowstone Supervolcano? Piqosity Official 5 12
Would We Survive the Yellowstone Supervolcano? Piqosity Official 7 12
Seeing the Blues Piqosity Official 5 7
Access Denied: Internet Inequality and the Case for Public Wi-Fi Piqosity Official 5 7
The Length of Summer Break Must be Reduced Piqosity Official 5 8
Preserving the Length of Summer Break Piqosity Official 5 9
The Length of Summer Break Piqosity Official 5 8
The Origin of Summer Break Piqosity Official 5 10
Veganism is the Only Way Piqosity Official 5 7
The Argument for Meatless Mondays Piqosity Official 5 8
Vegan Alternatives to Animal Products Piqosity Official 5 9
The Benefits of Reducing Meat-Eating Piqosity Official 5 10
Why did the author write this passage? Piqosity Official 5 8
Cease Book Censorship Piqosity Official 5 9
The Case for Book Censorship Piqosity Official 5 9
The History of Book Bans Piqosity Official 5 9
Why Books Get Banned Piqosity Official 5 10
Textbooks, how-to articles, recipes, objecti... Piqosity Official 3 19
Which scenario is an example of ethos? Piqosity Official 7 23
Which of the following is NOT a characterist... Piqosity Official 5 21
Where would you not expect to find descripti... Piqosity Official 5 20
Why might an author choose to use descriptiv... Piqosity Official 5 19
The Buzz About “Killer” Bees Piqosity Official 3 12
The Buzz About “Killer” Bees Piqosity Official 3 14
The Buzz About “Killer” Bees Piqosity Official 3 13
The Buzz About “Killer” Bees Piqosity Official 3 14
Humanity’s Best Feathered Friend Brittany Meek 5 13
Extraordinary Carnivorous Plants Piqosity Official 5 13
Extraordinary Carnivorous Plants Piqosity Official 5 11
Ancient Assyrian Bas-Reliefs Piqosity Official 5 13
Marie Van Brittan Brown’s Influential Invention Piqosity Official 5 12
Healthcare in America Piqosity Official 5 12
The Advantage of American Healthcare Piqosity Official 5 9
America Needs Universal Healthcare Piqosity Official 5 11
Mo'olelo: Living Tales Piqosity Official 5 8
Recognizing Common Logical Fallacies Piqosity Official 5 10
Recognizing Common Logical Fallacies Piqosity Official 7 12