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Author's Purpose Task Cards using PIE! Color and Black Line Cards Included
Here are 24 cards to help your students practice determining the author's purpose. Each card features a short reading passage and the three multiple choice PIE options. Students are also asked to justify their answers. This activity is meant to be supplemental and should be used after your students

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Author's Purpose- Cutie P.I.E. Foldable Book
Author's Purpose is easy as P.I.E.! Persuade, Inform, Entertain! This adorable cutie pie is perfect for enhancing your author's purpose lessons. Included in this packet are *P.I.E. Foldable Book *Blank P.I.E. for your own use or modifications *Directions and Suggestions page *Colorful examples
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Author's Purpose Bundle
This author's purpose bundle is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school students about an author's purpose for writing a literary piece in a way that will keep them engaged. This bundled product takes the PIE approach to teaching author's purpose to the next level. Students are taught t
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Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose: Students are sure to have fun with these hands-on, meaningful activities while gaining a solid understanding of this concept. This differentiated unit provides a variety of engaging materials; look what’s included! •*PowerPoint Lesson-20 animated slide presentation* •6 colorful p
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Author's Purpose - It's All About PIE - Anchor Charts
****This kit is now available as part of a money-saving BUNDLE! Check it out here (Click on the title): Save With A Bundle: Author's Purpose - All About PIE and Reader's Tool Box Get ready for the first day and week of school! Updated to include a fourth optional poster for Explain. See preview
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Author's Purpose Activity Packet
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. ************
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Reading Strategies Task Cards - FREE! Inference, Summarizing, Author's Purpose +
Use this set of 24 free reading strategy task cards to help your students practice these important skills. Students can answer on notebook paper and use the included recording sheet to keep track of the cards they have completed. Another option is to use these orally in small groups. A suggested ans
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Author's Purpose Activities, Task Cards & Assessment (Plus DIGITAL Boom Cards)
This resource helps students learn to use text to determine the author's purpose for writing. There are three different activities included in this file. The first is a set of task cards. On each task cards, students read a short paragraph and decide the author's reason for writing. What makes th

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Author's Purpose Reading Passages
Author's Purpose Text-Coding Reading Passages. 21 fun and engaging NO PREP AUTHOR'S PURPOSE PASSAGES inviting students to text code clues as they read and to explain their thinking in complete sentences. Author's Purposes include: To Persuade, to Inform, and to Entertain. The P.I.E acronym is used t
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Author's Purpose RI2.6
Author's Purpose RI2.6-This pack is packed full of ideas and resources to use while you are teaching the CCSS standard RI 2.6. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching students to find the author's purpose (persuade, entertain, inform) and explain how

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Comprehension Skill Graphic Organizer: Author's Purpose
I use this graphic organizer at my comprehension center. It can be used with any book. For more ideas and free printables, visit my blog lifeinfirstgrade1.blogspot.com
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EDITABLE Author's Purpose Task Cards with Cooperative Learning Activities
NOW.....Completely EDITABLE...yay :-) ***NEWLY EDITED TO INCLUDE ADVERTISEMENTS, NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, BROCHURES, ETC... FOR THE "TO PERSUADE" AUTHOR'S PURPOSE OPTION, A MULTIPLE CHOICE VERSION, AND 3 MORE COOPERATIVE LEARNING ACTIVITIES TO USE WITH TASK CARDS*** This product is the perfect additio
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Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions {Point of View, Author's Purpose...}
This Reading Skills Games Bundle III contains six different board games to help students practice author's purpose, fact or opinion, generalizations, point of view, text structure, and text features. Students will have a blast as they practice these key reading skills in a fun and engaging way!
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Author's Purpose: To Answer, Explain, or Describe- RI.2.6
Reading comprehension passages and questions aligned to 2nd grade Common Core standard 2.6: main purpose of a text- answer, explain, or describe. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Levels are included for each text! The range is 640-820. Makes differentiati

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Author's Purpose Unit Bundle: Persuade Inform Entertain Explain Describe
Author's Purpose Interactive Notebook Activity, Test, Posters, Task Cards: Persuade Inform Entertain Explain Describe This Author's Purpose pack is for teaching the expanded 5 author's purposes: Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, and Describe. Teach author's purpose with these 5 colorful posters
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Reading Strategies Task Card Mini Bundle: Author's Purpose, Connections, Summary
Save money with this discounted set of Reading Strategy Task Card Sets for grades 2-5. Each set includes 24 cards, student recording sheet, and a colorful poster. In addition, the Author's Purpose set also includes an digital option. If you are buying all three sets, you can save money by purchasing
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Author's Purpose Unit with reading passages, worksheets, and graphic organizers
Since different reading passages are written for different reasons, it’s essential to help students identify the author’s purpose while reading. In this 3-day mini-unit students will learn about the three main categories of author’s purpose. Through fun and engaging activities like an Author’s Pur

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Author's Purpose Task Cards
A set of 44 Differentiated Author's Purpose Task Cards for identifying author's purpose and topics for generating writing using a given author's purpose. These sets are designed for scaffolding and differentiation. See preview for examples of task cards included here! 16 cards for identifying pur

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Author's Purpose Task Cards with Digital Option
This author's purpose resource contains 24 task cards. Each task card contains a short passage, followed by this question: "The author's primary purpose for writing this passage is most likely..." Four multiple choice options follow the question stem. I prefer teaching the five-option author's p

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Author's Purpose Powerpoint- PIE'ED
Author's Purpose PowerPoint: This powerpoint contains 49 slides. It includes 5 types of author's purpose: persuade, inform, entertain, explain, and describe. It also includes a BONUS PowerPoint companion handout. Students can follow along on the handout, recording answers, as you progress through th

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Author's Purpose Extravanganza {Easy as P.I.E.}
Author's Purpose can be tough for students to understand! This unit will assist your students to grasp this skill with lots of extra practice and activities. This unit includes: *9 passages for students to decipher the author's purpose (each passage has a multiple choice page, answer key, and free
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Author's Purpose Task Cards for High School and Middle School
These printable, no prep task cards for the secondary student focus on: persuade, inform, and entertain. Author's Purpose practice is gained using twenty original reading selections. (Cards are used twice for a total of 40 cards.)Based on Common Core.RI.6.6, 7.6, 8.6, and 9-10.6Included are: ----2
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Author's Purpose Practice interactive Powerpoint Activity
This 26 slide interactive powerpoint takes the three parts of Author's purpose: to inform, to entertain, and to persuade and turns them into a fun interactive quiz. This is whiteboard ready! Students will love the 3D graphics and custom animations. This goes along great with my best selling Author
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Author's Purpose Reading Comprehension Passages
Thank you for purchasing these quick and easy comprehension readers. 15 comprehension passages to help with Author's Purpose for first grade.
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