CC7/6 Reading Informational 6. Determining Author's Purpose
This set goes over the vocabulary and necessary comprehension facts in order to determine author purpose and construct a statement of author purpose.
Terms in this set (7)
the reason that you do something
The author's purpose is what the writer hopes to _____________ by writing.
The purpose of an argumentative essay is to _________ the reader of its thesis.
The purpose of a news article is to ___________ the reader of important facts about the world.
Fiction stories are primarily written to _____________ the reader.
Most fiction stories communicate a vital lesson, or _____________, to the reader.
the author's purpose
Which should you know earlier in your reading - the author's central idea or his purpose?
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