Instructional video

Determine author's purpose by analyzing text structure

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.7.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7/6

Determine author's purpose by analyzing text structure

In this lesson, you will learn how to determine an author’s purpose by analyzing the function of each section of the text. This lesson focuses on the article, "Stopping Sharks by Blasting Their Senses" from http://www.smithsonian.com