Author’s Purpose


9.R.6I Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in an informational text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints

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Students will learn the art of persuasion, and how to identify persuasive language in text. They will decipher the purpose of the author’s writing, and his/her point of view.

During the lesson, the student will be able:

  • determine the author's position on any argument in the text;
  • determine the author's point of view and purpose for writing an informational text;
  • proposes effective techniques of persuasion to convince an audience.

This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


11 items in example section

44 items in exercise practice

30 items in test

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