Flashcard 14 - 11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Reading Flashcard Set for the SBAC


The correct answer is:

the lesson or big idea the writer of a text is trying to impart to the reader


Author’s message is present in both literary and informational texts. In literary texts, the author’s message can be inferred based on what the characters do and say during the course of the story and what the message seems to be in the outcome. In informational texts, the author’s message is inferred by examining the purpose, tone, and audience.

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