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Standard RI

RI Reading–Informational Text

Grade(s): 1

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Author's Purpose Sort
Author's Purpose Sort


Students will differentiate text functions by considering the author's purpose. This PDF is a 2 page worksheet for students. Page 1 is where students will record notes on each purpose. Page 2 are the...
Gordon's Discovery | Auntie Karen's Place
Episode 6


Gordon is one of Auntie Karen's Jamaican Yams Character. When Gordon, a purple overweight Jamaican Yam discovers he is pre-diabetic, he gets some comforting advice from his friend Shelby. The purpose...
John Troy McQueen | Conversations with SC Writers


South Carolina author of children's books, John Troy McQueen, begins with a reading from A World Full of Monsters. Mr. McQueen says that he sometimes writes story ideas down, but sometimes he allows...