Author's Purpose Posters include 3 posters on Persuade, Inform and Entertain. They give a definition and examples for each category. Also included are worksheets that correspondent with the examples on the posters and 24 task cards. Answer keys includedIncluded in this resource:- 3 Author's Purpose Posters- Author's Purpose Graphic Organizer- Author's Purpose Identification - Author's Purpose Matching - Author's Purpose - Sorting the Pieces of the Pie - Author's Purpose Book Review - ...
What is the author of a piece of writing trying to tell us? This teacher blog post provides a range of discussion questions students can explore and discuss when they approach a piece of writing. From looking at who the narrator is and why the author made that choice, to looking at character response and the messages the author is giving us, students will gain a better understanding of the intentions of authors by using these questions. Perfect for reading teachers #galariousgoods
Author's Purpose: This craftivity provides a fun way to practice identifying an author's purpose for writing a short passage using the more advanced PIE'ED method: persuade inform entertain explain describe Students will read the five short passages (check out page 2 of the preview to see the passages!), and determine the author's purpose for writing each passage. Then, they will follow the student-friendly directions to assemble the pie craftivity! ...
Free Download! Teaching Author's Purpose can be tricky, especially when looking deeper at the Informative category. This anchor chart uses lemonADE acronym to help teach students Answer, Explain, and Describe as being a a part of an author's informative purpose.
A great lesson - my students love it and talk about it all year: featuring the music of composer/performer Jack White. Lessons & Assessments: Literal Language vs. Figurative Language (why authors use each, and the effects of each). Anticipatory questions for song lyrics. Student Guided Analysis Sheets for “Love Interruption.” Partner Activity. Homework Assignment with Scoring Guide. Directions and Tips for Teachers.
Author's Purpose is one of my favorite comprehension strategies to teach! This packet is great to use with cooperative groups, as independent practice, and during your whole group instruction. It can be used with ANY story or passage you have. A list of book suggestions is included.