Access Point #: LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.6a (Archived Access Point)


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Determine an author’s purpose for writing the text.

Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

  • Identify author’s point of view or purpose in text.
  • List two examples of how the purpose is conveyed.
  • List examples provided in text the author uses to convey point of view.

Number: LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.6a Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14 Cluster: Craft and Structure

Related Standards

Name Description
LAFS.8.RI.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.



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Related Resources

Element Cards

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ELA Informational Text 6-8 Element Cards:

Element Cards are available to assist in planning for instruction. They are designed to promote understanding of how students move toward the academic standards. Element Cards contain one or more access points, essential understandings, suggested instructional strategies and suggested supports.

Professional Development

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Author's Purpose and Point of View Content Module:

Content Modules provide explanations and examples of the concepts contained in the academic standards that may be difficult to teach or unfamiliar to special education teachers. They promote an understanding of the concepts so that a teacher can begin to plan how to teach the concepts to students. Content Modules contain potential adaptations, modifications and ideas for Universal Design for Learning.

Unit/Lesson Sequence

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Middle School ELA Universal Design for Learning Unit:

Universal Design for Learning Units are based on general education lessons that are designed for all students and walk the educator through the process of adapting materials and providing accommodations that assist emerging readers and communicators in the classroom. Each unit is made up of several lessons and a culminating activity, all of which provide examples of for meeting the unique needs of students with significant cognitive disabilities.