3. DOC, DO YOU
KNOW WHAT IS
THE POINT OF
UUM, I DON’T
MY FRIEND WILL
TELL YOU WHAT
4. A point of view is the point
through which the author
considers, presents or
messages or ideas.
5. Authors have reasons why they
write a piece.
•Many authors write to inform
or teach someone about
•Sometimes authors write for
others to enjoy his or her piece.
•Often authors' purpose of
writing is to persuade their
audience to do or not do
6. HOW WE CAN FIND THE AUTHOR’S
POINT OF VIEW IN A TEXT?
7. To make you clearer
about the author's point of
view, lets read the text
8. The earth is a sphere made up of one-
fourth land and three-fourths water. The
largest bodies of water are the four
oceans: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean,
Indian Ocean, and Arctic Ocean. The
land is divided into seven continents:
North America, South America, Europe,
Africa, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica.
9. • The author did not write this piece
to entertain or persuade you. She wrote
this piece to inform the audience.
There is evidence to support this answer.
Everything that is written in this piece is a
It is a fact that the earth is made up of 1/4
land and 3/4 water with four oceans and
From the text, we can know that the author wrote
the text to inform you about the continents and
oceans of the world.
10. Remember, authors' writing pieces
have a point of view. If you can
identify whether an author has
written a piece
to entertain, inform or persuade his
or her audience, this will help you
comprehend what you are reading!
12. Identify the author's purpose of
Then, support your answer with
evidence from the piece and
choose the author's purpose.
In each piece below, is the author
trying to inform/teach, entertain,
or persuade/convince his or her
13. READ THE TEXT CAREFULLY!
• Jim was unable to get to sleep. When
he went to bed he cried. Tomorrow is
his birthday party and it is going to be
ruined. How can we go sledding with
no snow? The next morning, when Jim
got out of bed and ran to the window,
he shouted with glee, "The snow has
fallen and we can go sledding!" Jim
was happy because now he can have
his birthday sledding party.
17. READ THIS TEXT BELOW !!!
• Everyone should have a pet. Pets are
very loving and affectionate. They help
children learn responsibility. Pets give
you unconditional love. Having a pet is
a wonderful experience.
22. ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEXT
EXERCISE ??? LET’S CHECK IT OUT…
There are three lights
on a traffic light. The
top light is red and
that means stop. The
middle light is yellow
and that means
caution. The bottom
light is green and that
23. The answer is to
because the author
wrote this to teach
you about three parts
of a traffic light.
25. If you want to become a better
reader you need to read often.
Research supports that children
need to read frequently to be able
to read fluently and to be able read
high frequency words. All
students will benefit by reading at
least 20 - 30 minutes per day.
Make it a point and read more
26. 1. The writer thinks that, to become
a better reader, everyone needs to
2. The author is sure that reading at
least 20-30 minutes per day is
helpful/beneficial/useful for all
3. The writer feels that research
supports that reading often will not
enable children to read fluently.