Author's Purpose Reading Strategies Practice
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by Ashly Winkle
| 26 Questions
Note from the author:
This Formative is a class activity I used as part of a Hyperdoc on Author's Purpose. Students explore reading strategies and author's purpose. They are given an opportunity to learn and practice the strategies on this Formative. contest.
Read through the slides and then answer the questions that follow. If you would like to open the slides in a separate screen, you can go to this link:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1H7-Con-5SSBVkbnymCRZGscbb23qecZ9W4HJkXK85aI/edit?usp=sharing
The outlined content above was added from outside of Formative.
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(Slide 2) What is author's purpose?
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(Slide 3)List at least three questions you could see yourself asking yourself to help you identify the author's purpose.
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(Slide 4) What is author's perspective?
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(Slide 5) List at least three questions you could see yourself asking yourself to help you identify the author's perspective.
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(Slide 7) What are three tips for answering author's purpose and perspective?
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What reasons might an author write?
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What is meant by author's tone?
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Are you familiar with all of these words? List any that you do not currently know the meanings for.
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What are 4 strategies for answering author's purpose?
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List at least 3 strategies for switiching an autor's purpose/point of view that you think would be useful in identifying author's purpose.
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What is your connection to the text? In other words, how do you relate to the topic?
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What is the bias in this article?
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Can the source of information be trusted? How do you know?
*Hint: Look a the source, consider the location and whether or not there are any amusement parks there.
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Is this a factual article or opinion-based? How do you know?
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Try to write two questions that you could ask yourself to help you to understand the author's purpose or perspective.
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What is your purpose in reading this?
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What reading strategy will you use?
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