Why Did the Author Write That?

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Meet Point! He's going to help you better understand point of view in informational texts. The author's point of view is how he feels about the topic or event. It's important for you as a reader to closely examine the point of view and the purpose for writing the text, so you can understand why the author wrote about the topic or event in the way they did. By the end of this tutorial, you'll learn how to analyze multiple accounts of the same topic or event and note important similarities and differences in the points of view they represent.

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 5