TN.0301. English Language Arts (0301)
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.8.5. Identify the author's purpose (e.g., to entertain, to inform, to describe, to share feelings).
TN.1.0. Reading: The student will develop the reading and listening skills necessary for word recognition, comprehension, interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of print and nonprint text.
3.1.09. Use active comprehension strategies to derive meaning while reading and check for understanding after reading.
3.1.09.b. Check for understanding after reading
3.1.09.b.7. Discussing author's purpose for writing.