Description: Purpose and Perspective Explain similarities and differences between information provided in visuals and words in an informational text.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 6A


6A: Recognizing Author's Intent

6A: Recognizing Author's Intent

Description: Recognizing Author's Purpose

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Selection: A-31


Grade level: 1
Word count: 794 words
Author: R. Bender
Synopsis: Did you know you can see a star during the day? The sky is full of surprises!
Excerpt: One day another rocket will go to a planet. But this time it will be different. Why? People will be on it! Maybe you will be one of them!

Question: The author of this selection believes people
  1. will visit other planets someday.
  2. already live on other planets.
  3. are not smart enough to visit other planets.
  4. are much too afraid to visit other planets.

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Writing prompt: Choose an image from an non-fiction selection you have read. Create a list of all the information visible in the image that supports the facts presented in the selection.


Organization: Certica Solutions