English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Author's Purpose

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Learning Standards

MO.R. Reading
R.3. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate nonfiction (e.g., narrative, information/explanatory, opinion, persuasive, argumentative) from a variety of cultures and times.
R.3.A. Text Features
Read, infer and draw conclusions to:
3.R.3.A.a. Explain the author’s purpose
R.3.B. Literary Techniques
Read, infer and draw conclusions to:
3.R.3.B.c. Distinguish point of view from what the author is trying to persuade the reader to think or do
R.3.C. Text Structures
Read, infer and draw conclusions to:
3.R.3.C.d. Explain the author’s purpose