Unit: The Author's Point Is.....

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Unit Description

In this Unit Students will focus on Main Idea, Author's Purpose, Identifying supporting details and Organizing details. Students will read a variety of Informational Text (non-fiction) to understand how stated and implied main idea effect the understanding of a passage. Students will also analyze how an author's purpose effects the reading of a text. Students will also work on a variety of activities to strengthen their understanding of main idea, author's purpose and point of view.

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Idenfying The Main Idea Resources: 2

Students will be able to: identify and explain the main idea of a passage clearly define and write the main idea of a passage

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Implied Main Idea Resources: 4

Students will be able to identify, explain and analyze the implied main idea of a text.

20,356
Purpose & Point of View Through TV Resources: 2

Students will be able to: explain and identify author's purpose and point of view. analyze the author's purpose of popular television shows

6,438
What's The Author's Purpose

Students will be able to identify and explain the author's purpose of selected text.

5,792
Analyzing Purpose of Poltical Cartoons Resources: 1

students will be able to: Evaluate an author or artist's meaning by identifying his or her point of view Identify and explain the artistic techniques used in political cartoons

2,630
Mood & Tone of An Author Resources: 2

I can explain why mood and tone is important to author author’s purpose.

33,327
Just the Facts Please Resources: 1

I can describe how facts and evidence are used to support an argument.

3,238
Main Idea and Titles

Students will be able to identify the main idea of a text by only using the title, introduction and conclusion of the passage.

2,153
Main Idea Centers Resources: 3

Students will be able to identify and explain stated and implied main idea of text

7,431
More Implied Main Idea Resources: 2

students will be able to explain the main idea and author's purpose of informational text (non-fiction) text.

4,058
Analyzing Point of View Through Fairy Tales Resources: 3

Students will be able to: -Describe key information of a text from a prescribed viewpoint -Discuss differing viewpoints -Discover the importance of viewpoint in a text

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