Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to compare and contrast the stated or implied purposes of different authors writing on the same topic.
establish purposes for reading selected texts based upon own or others’ desired outcome to enhance comprehension
6th Grade Reading - Author's Point of View and Purpose Lesson
An author’s point of view is the author’s opinion, belief, thoughts, and feelings on a topic or a subject.
Understanding the author’s views helps the reader know more about the topic of a passage and how different people may think about the topic. An author’s viewpoint on a topic maybe similar to or different from the reader’s.
To find out more about the author’s point of view, look for: