Foundational Reading Lesson - Author's Purpose, Grade 2

  • Activity 1 / Author's Purpose Worksheet


    When an author writes something, they usually have a message to pass across, or are giving more information on a particular topic. As your kids learn to read, it is important that they know how to get correct information out of whatever they read. In this worksheet, there are three different descriptions of texts. Help your kids figure out the author’s purpose, and then circle it out of the options provided.

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  • Activity 2 / Author’s Purpose: Erosion Worksheet


    By exposing your students to new texts and passages to read, you help them in a lot of ways. Your kids will not only get more practice with their reading skills, they will also learn new words, and get the information or knowledge which the author was trying to pass across. Help your kids read the simple and short passage in this worksheet. Then, look at the options provided and help your kids figure out and circle the author’s purpose of writing.

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