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Author's Purpose:  A Piece of the Pie
This colorful file folder game allows students to practice identifying the author's purpose. They will read a card and determine if the author's purpose is to persuade, inform or entertain. Students move along the game board each time a correct answer is given. The first player to the end, wins!
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Detecting the Author's Purpose-- A Piece of the PIE
This PowerPoint presentation gives an overview of the three basic types of purpose for writing: persuade, inform, and entertain. It gives examples of each type and includes a practice slide for detecting the purpose from topic sentences. It is suitable for upper elementary through adult education
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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 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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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 Task Cards Game {Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions}
This Author's Purpose Board Game contains 30 game cards and a game board to help students practice determining the author's purpose (persuade, inform, or entertain) of writing a piece of text. This author's purpose game works great as a pair/group activity, or for use in literacy centers. Include
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Author's Purpose Concentration Game (PIE'ED)
Take PIE to the next level- add explain and describe! Here's a hands-on game to practice author's purpose! Best of all, this version includes the more comprehensive FIVE author's purposes. (Get PIE-ED!) persuade inform entertain explain describe I created this because I wanted my upper elem
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Reading Comp. Skills - Bundle - Conclusions, Facts/Opinions, Author's Purpose
Reading Comprehension Skills – Mini-Unit BUNDLE Save with this bundle of Reading Comprehension Skills Mini-Units --- Drawing Conclusions, Author’s Purpose and Fact and Opinion. Or...save even MORE with the MEGA BUNDLE of 9 Reading Comprehension Skills Mini-Units or the ULTIMATE BUNDLE of 12 Mini-U
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Author's Purpose Bundle
This activity is designed to teach the skill “Author’s Purpose”. There are many differentiated options and this activity can be used with grades 3-6, depending on your group. Here is what the bundle includes: Posters- Authors purpose general (using PIE). Poster just for persuade Poster just for in
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Author's Purpose Small Group Instruction: Four Targeted Tri-folds
These four print-and-go tri-folds target the skill of determining the author's purpose. Use these author's purpose tri-folds over the course of 4 days to provide targeted instruction on this topic. As I was creating these tri-folds, I pictured myself using them with small groups of students. Specif
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Identifying Author's Purpose: Great Test Prep/Reading Comprehension Grades 6-10
When I look over my students' shoulders during standardized tests, I notice a LOT of questions about author's purpose. They are being asked to read short snippets of text, then identify the main goal of the author. Is it to persuade? inform? entertain? I developed this mini-unit because my students
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Author's Purpose
Determining the author’s purpose can be challenging to young students. Very often they are misled when a persuasion piece sounds informational or when informational text is entertaining. This can lead to great difficulty reading critically. Hopefully, this series of activities that increase in diffi
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Author's Purpose Posters with Corresponding Worksheets
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 included Included in this resource: - 3 Author's P
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Author's Purpose PowerPoint & Printable
This is a fantastic author's purpose activity that can be used in a variety of ways. Students look at 12 different texts and book descriptions and decide what the author's purpose is. On the recording sheet, students color in the piece of the pie as their answer. The purchase includes a powerpoin
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Author's Purpose Task Cards
Use these author's purpose task cards to help your students practice identifying what pieces are written to persuade, inform or entertain. Task cards can be used in so many different ways in your classroom. They can be part of a literacy center, used with a game or done as a whole-group scoot activ
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Author's Purpose Game
This is a hands-on game your students can play with a partner or small group to practice identifying the author's purpose for a writing a piece. It includes 27 book descriptions. Students must determine whether the author's purpose for writing the book or article was to persuade, inform, or entertai
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Author's Purpose Reading Centers
This pack is great for practicing the different author’s purposes for writing. Download the preview to get a glimpse of what's included. Includes: - Directions for a whole group activity or a reading center - Cover sheet for an envelope or pocket folder center - 2 versions of a game board (colored
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Author's Purpose Identification Checklist
My philosophy on teaching is that if kids can’t learn the way we teach, we must teach them the way they learn. I use this Author’s Purpose Identification Checklist for introducing Author’s Purpose and to reinforce citing evidence in the text. I included two different versions: one to decide the auth
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Author's Purpose - Interactive Notebook Pages
This is two pages about author's purpose to include in your students' interactive notebooks. The first page is the explanation of author's purpose using the PIE acronym. The second page is the "interactive" piece. The students are given three different snippets of a passage about pandas, each wit
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Holiday Author's Purpose Task Cards  { Winter and Christmas }
32 Author's Purpose task cards that help students practice identifying author's purpose while keeping them in the winter holiday spirit! 24 Author's Purpose Task Cards require the students to read a short paragraph and identify the author's purpose. 4 Cards require students to look at a descripti
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Author's Purpose Task Cards  {Primary Grades}
It is important for students to be able to identify the reason why an author has written a piece of text. Knowing an author’s purpose helps the reader to analyze information more thoughtfully. Identifying an author’s purpose may give clues to a reader for how to pace their reading. For example, inf
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Author's Purpose - Pie'ed Student Activities and Interactive Notebook Pages
Finding Author's Purpose of Different Writing PiecesThis is a complete set of activities to add to your lesson on Author's Purpose.Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, DescribeThis Set Includes:Interactive Notebook Flipables/FoldableStudent Practice to Identify Author's Purpose Student Writing Acti
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Author's Purpose Activity in Google Slides™
This digital activity will involve students creating their own PIE (persuade, inform and entertain...author's purpose) of resources using Google Slides™! This template has a pie divided into three sections: persuade, inform and entertain. Students will use the Google™ Search feature to find images o
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Author's Purpose Task Cards & Vocabulary Resource: Persuade, Inform, & Entertain
Do your students know an author's purpose for writing a particular piece of writing? Find out with this Author's Purpose set! This download includes the following: **Author's Purpose Vocabulary Resource (perfect for student notebooks/binders) **24 Task Cards (21 multiple choice cards and 3 applicat
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