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Grade 5 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
Which is NOT an example of something written to inform?
  1. News Articles
  2. Textbooks
  3. Advertisements
  4. Biographies
  5. Documentaries
Grade 5 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.5.6

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Why did the author most likely write this passage?
  1. to describe All Souls Day
  2. to explain the history of Halloween
  3. to share how trick or treating got started
  4. to describe different types of treats kids get
Grade 5 Author's Purpose

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The poem "The Land of Nod" was written to
  1. entertain.
  2. inform.
  3. instruct.
  4. describe.
Grade 5 Author's Purpose
What is the purpose of an informational text?
  1. To inform or explain
  2. To make people laugh
  3. To bore you
  4. To get you to do your work
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