RI.1.8 Author’s Point and Reasons



This RI.1.8 Author’s Point and Reasons unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RI.1.8. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching students to find the author’s point and supporting reasons in the text.

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The passages and graphic organizers are now created in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 5 of the PDF. (The lesson plans, small group activities, and assessments are not digitally converted at this time.)*

Please check out the preview to see ALL that you’re getting!

In the first grade RI.1.8 pack you will receive:

  • 3 Mini Lessons
  • 7 Graphic Organizers
  • 5 Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 4 Interactive Pieces (for notebook or plain paper)
  • 8 Task Cards
  • 1 Summative Assessment (with answer key)
  • Answer Keys for certain lesson plan activities, all passages, and assessment

The reading passages and assessments are now professionally leveled by Lexile.

  • Seatbelts- 510L
  • Brushing Your Teeth- 490L
  • What’s an Okapi- 440L
  • Bike Safety- 490L
  • Fast Food- 490L
  • Camouflage- 480L
  • Assessment Reading #1- 450L
  • Assessment Reading #2- 490L

If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 1st Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

SAVE BIG! Buy this pack in 2 possible bundles.
Click here for the READING bundle.
Click here for the ELA ALL-YEAR curriculum bundle.

**Please keep in mind that the 2nd grade version of this packet is almost identify, but the 2nd grade version has passages with slightly harder text. 2nd grade version is also expected to be worked through more independently instead of guided, as 1st grade is.**

This RI.1.8 Author’s Point and Reasons unit purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].