Author’s Point of View in Nonfiction – 3rd Grade RI.3.6 – Reading Passages RI3.6

Author’s Point of View in Nonfiction – 3rd Grade RI.3.6 – Reading Passages RI3.6



Author’s Viewpoint in Nonfiction – RI.3.6

⭐️This collection of 12 digital and printable Lexile® leveled close reading comprehension passages with standards-based questions for 3rd grade Common Core standard author’s viewpoint of a nonfiction text. These passages enable students to highlight their answers, an interactive anchor chart, and two assessments.


⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two 3rd grade author’s viewpoint skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third-grade bands.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching these skills. Aligns with TEKS 3.15B and TEKS 2.15B and other state-specific standards.


⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.


Key Features:

✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – The color-coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.


✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard-based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.


✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard-based essay and multiple-choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.


✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


Table of Contents

  1. Author’s Purpose and Point of View Anchor Charts (2 pgs.)
  2. Dogs vs. Cats- 530L
  3. Reading Rules- 540L
  4. The Joy of Halloween- 550L
  5. Pizza Please- 570L
  6. I Want a Rabbit- 600L
  7. The Dark Side of Aquariums- 750L
  8. Aquariums: Bringing the Ocean to Humans- level 750
  9. Extra Recess- 810L
  10. Are School Uniforms Best?- level 810L
  11. Book Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day– 870L
  12. Point of View Test
  • School in the Summer- 560L
  • Chewing Gum- 750L


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Skill Pack Bundle:

This resource is available in a Skill Pack Bundle that contains six different resources focused on this specific reading skill – including lesson plans, digital mini-lessons, guided readers, task cards, and Boom Cards.

Author’s Point of View Skill Pack – RI.3.6 Classroom & Distance Learning

Bundle Up & Save:

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

3rd Grade Reading Comprehension MEGA Bundle

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 2nd Grade Common Core Standards

Fiction Comprehension Bundle – 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Nonfiction Comprehension – 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Related Products:

Point of View in Literature – 2nd & 3rd Grade RL.2.6 RL.3.6

Point of View Boom Cards ™ 3rd Grade – Distance Learning Task Cards

Point of View in Nonfiction Task Cards – 3rd Grade RI.3.6

Looking for More Differentiation❔❓❔

Similar units are available for 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade:

Information in Words and Images – 1st Grade RI.1.6

Author’s Purpose in Nonfiction – RI.2.6

Compare & Contrast Multiple Accounts – 4th Grade RI.4.6

Compare & Contrast Events from Multiple Accounts RI.5.6

Compare & Contrast Topics from Different POV – RI.5.6

Author’s Purpose – 6th Grade RI.6.6


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