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Do your students need help understanding point of view? Students will read 8 reading passages and determine the author's point of view through interpreting the author's reasons and evidence. All passages were written specifically to teach the standards RI.4.8 and RI.5.8. Students will get lots of practice with author's point of view and reasons & evidence by reading these interesting, nonfiction texts. All point of view passages also come with reading comprehension questions.



This author's point of view resource includes:

  • 8 nonfiction reading passages with comprehension questions
  • a duplicate set of passages and questions on task cards

  • a duplicate set of passages and questions on task cards with QR codes

  • a Google Forms version that's self-grading!

  • a student response sheet

  • answer keys



Students will practice reasons & evidence through these topics:

  • Rhinos

  • The Invention of Pepsi-Cola

  • Huskies and Malamutes

  • Niagara Falls State Park

  • Chewing Gum

  • Elvis Presley

  • Magnets

  • Queen Bees



There are multiple ways to use these in your classroom:

  • reading instruction

  • small group instruction

  • progress monitoring

  • ELA / literacy centers

  • classwork

  • assessments

  • morning work

  • partner reading

  • homework

  • test prep

  • early finishers

  • sub plans

  • distance learning

  • differentiation




⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Veronica N. says, “Great resource with a variety of options. We've used this in small groups and put on my students' Canvas pages. Students stayed engaged!!"


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Tara B. says, “I love all of your readings and resources for my ESL class! They are easy to use and put together so well. Thank you so much for everything! :-) "


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Everyone Deserves to Learn says, “These cards have so much rigor to them! I love the way they are structured."



Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):




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Point of View Author's Point of View Reasons & Evidence RI.4.8 and RI.5.8

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