Instructional video

Determine author's purpose using text evidence

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.8.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/8/6

Determine author's purpose using text evidence

In this lesson you will learn how to determine the author’s purpose by asking, "Why did the author write this?" and using text evidence to prove his purpose. This lesson focuses on the article, "The Little Owls that Live Underground" from http://www.smithsonian.com