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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Author's Purpose Questions

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Grade 6 Author's Purpose
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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What is the author's purpose in this text?
  1. To entertain readers with a story about warthogs
  2. To inform readers about the life of a warthog
  3. To describe a warthog's general habitat
  4. To persuade readers to support warthog conservation
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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What is the author's purpose in writing this passage?
  1. To summarize
  2. To persuade
  3. To support
  4. To inform
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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What is the author's purpose in writing a text?
  1. to provide encouragement
  2. to teach a skill
  3. to summarize a game
  4. to introduce a new sport
Grade 6 Author's Purpose

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Why was this ad created?
  1. to promote a special sale
  2. to help Ken make more money
  3. to show the electronics were on sale
  4. to get people to shop on Thanksgiving
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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What is the author's purpose in this passage?
  1. to describe a specific kickball game
  2. to explain the process for playing kickball
  3. to share why the author likes kickball
  4. to encourage kids to play kickball
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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Which purpose is supported by the passage?
  1. teaching kids how to play a game so all can enjoy it
  2. teaching kids how to become better kickball players
  3. teaching kids how to play a new version of kickball
  4. teaching kids how to build the best kickball team
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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What is the author's purpose for including the bulleted list?
  1. to ask the reader questions
  2. to share ideas for rules
  3. to show how to play the game
  4. to solve a problem
Grade 6 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.6.6

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Why does the author add the line "Fist bumps are encouraged after it goes in"?
  1. to add a specific example
  2. to include a bit of humor
  3. to show a process
  4. to provide expert advice
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