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Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for A Chair for My Mother

Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for A Chair for My Mother

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams is brimming with messages, including those about persistence, goal setting, family values, and strong work ethic. Help students identify the author's purpose with this lesson plan and set of teaching resources. The text-specific questions will help readers think deeply about the characters, the events, and the messages in the story in order to understand why the author wrote the book.

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A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams is brimming with messages, including those about persistence, goal setting, family values, and strong work ethic. Help students identify the author's purpose with this lesson plan and set of teaching resources. The text-specific questions will help readers think deeply about the characters, the events, and the messages in the story in order to understand why the author wrote the book.

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  • Identifying the Author's Purpose worksheet and answer key
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
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Book Title:
A Chair for My Mother
Book Author:
Vera B. Williams
Grade Level:
2
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
M
DRA Level:
28
Reading Recovery Level:
20, 28
Theme(s):
Award Winners, Family, Decision Making, Perseverance, Self Management
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Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.2.2, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10A, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
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