⭐️Students enjoy learning 3rd grade author’s point of view skills with these 12 Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages and question sets. They are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 3rd grade author’s point of view skills for RI3.6. Students learn to distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching these skills. Aligns with TEKS 3.15B and TEKS 2.15B and other state specific standards.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Author’s Purpose and Point of View Anchor Charts (2 pgs.)
2. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Dogs vs. Cats- 530L
- Reading Rules- 540L
- The Joy of Halloween- 550L
- Pizza Please- 570L
- I Want a Rabbit- 600L
- The Dark Side of Aquariums- 750L
- Aquariums: Bringing the Ocean to Humans- 750L
- Extra Recess- 810L
- Are School Uniforms Best?- 810L
- Book Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day– 870L
3. Test Passages & Question Sets
- School in the Summer- 560L
- Chewing Gum- 750L
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This resource is available for Google Slides!
Google Slides Author’s Viewpoint in Nonfiction RI3.6
Similar units are available for 1st grade and 3rd grade:
Author’s Purpose: To Answer, Explain, or Describe – 2nd Grade RI.2.6
Compare and Contrast Fourth Grade RI.4.6