RI.4.8 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.8

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"Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text."

These worksheets and lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Fact or Opinion Sentences
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion Sentences
Differentiating between facts and opinions is a key year five skill to master and is helpful in identifying the author’s purpose in a text. Use this activity to give your students extra practise differentiating between these two kinds of sentences.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Identifying the Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Identifying the Author's Purpose
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Identifying the Author's Purpose.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Identifying the Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Glossary: Identifying the Author's Purpose
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Identifying the Author's Purpose.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identify the Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Identify the Author's Purpose
Authors persuade, inform, and entertain through various types of writing! Students set out to identify the author’s purpose.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Detecting the Author's Purpose
Worksheet
Detecting the Author's Purpose
Students will set out to categorize different types of text using the author's purpose as a guide.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Author's Claim, Reasons, and Evidence
Worksheet
Author's Claim, Reasons, and Evidence
In this activity, your class will examine nonfiction texts to determine an author's point, a supporting reason and two points of supporting evidence.
Year 6
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Jazzy Bio Poems
Lesson plan
Jazzy Bio Poems
Integrate reading, writing, and social studies in this lesson about famous jazz musicians! This lesson would fit perfectly in a unit about biographies or Black History Month.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Identifying the Author's Purpose
Lesson plan
Identifying the Author's Purpose
This lesson gives students foundational skills needed to identify the author's purpose in a variety of texts. Use the lesson as a stand alone or as a pre-lesson to What Were They Thinking?
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

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Games

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Exercises

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