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Easy as PIE - Author's Purpose
This 24 page unit includes a detailed lesson plan, a poster about persuasive, informative, and entertaining writing, examples of each type of writing, a leveled center activity, and writing prompts. This product is easy to use and ready to implement after printing. A perfect packet to teach authors
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Teaching PIE (Author's Purpose) With Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you are looking for a fun way to teach your students about "author's purpose", you just found it! I have provided 3 different yummy writing activities (one for each purpose: to persuade, to inform, and to entertain) using 3 different genres for writing (letter, how to, and journal). You could ce
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PLAYING WITH PIES: Author's Purpose PIES Activity Pack
This pack will give students a fun, hands-on way to learn about author's purpose using the acronym PIE (persuade, inform, entertain). This set includes: ~ PIE Author’s Purpose Anchor Charts for Persuade, Inform, and Entertain (3 charts each in full color and black and white versions) ~ PI
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easy as pie!! {author's purpose activities}
This is a great pack to use with the instruction you're already doing in your classroom on Author's Purpose!!! The file includes: *Printable sign for classroom display *Read & Answer pages {three different pages - and answer keys!!!} *Write the room activity {and two different recording sheet
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Easy as PIE: Author's Purpose Project
4th grade ELAR project Four days of activities and lessons to teach and practice author's purpose. Includes links to other Teachers Pay Teachers products that I used and pictures of my own students' products. Students learn: - what it means to persuade, entertain, and inform - how to identify exam
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Authors Feed Us PIE {Author's Purpose}
When writing a story, authors give us clue words as to what kind of PIE we are eating, I mean, reading. Sometimes, we may even use these words to describe what we are reading. Look and/or listen for these keywords to help you determine the Author’s Purpose! Use this as a poster, printable, handout
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Newspaper Pie: An Author's Purpose Activity
This is a great activity to use to reinforce author's purpose with your students. They will search through newspapers (provided by you) to find articles that were written to persuade, inform, and entertain. Students will cut out the articles and glue them to a page before explaining how they know th
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PIE  Author's Purpose Poster
This cute poster will help students to remember author's purpose using the acronym PIE. The poster features a slice of pie and identifies the three main author's purposes as Persuade, Inform, and Entertain. Great for small or whole group reading lessons!
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Easy As Pie Author's Purpose Sorting Game
Game includes a Persuade Pie, and Inform Pie, and an Entertain Pie, 30 slices of pie, a recording sheet, and an answer key. Students sort the pie pieces into the correct pie and record their answers on the recording sheet.
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Volume 1:  Everybody Wants a Slice of PIE- Author's Purpose
Need ideas for helping students understand/determine Author's Purpose?This packet is designed for center/stations. Students read the topics/questions on the "CDs" and write a response based on a book that they are currently reading. All activities require students to provide references back to the t
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PIE - Author's Purpose Project
Students apply their knowledge of author's purpose in this author's purpose reading/writing activity. This is a good activity for Daily 5 stations. It can be done independently.
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P.I.E! - Author's Purpose Anchor Chart
The Author's Purpose is all about P.I.E ! - anchor chart
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PIE-Author's Purpose
Persuade, Inform, Entertain
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PIE for Author's Purpose
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PIE - Author's Purpose Posters
An easy and fun way for students to remember the three main purposes of written text!
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PIE Authors Purpose Handout (Persuade, Inform, Entertain)
I hand out for students about Persuade, Inform and Entertain.
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PIE author's purpose
A pdf that you can print or use on a document camera or whiteboard
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Author's Purpose Task Cards with Digital Option!
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
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 Bundle
Author's Purpose Bundle of Resources: This bundled product takes the PIE approach to teaching author's purpose a step further. Students are taught to determine whether an author's purpose is to persuade, inform, entertain, describe, or explain. A note of explanation: I used to teach the well-known
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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 - 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'
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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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Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose: this packet will help your students practice determining the purpose of the author: PIE= Persuade, Inform and Entertain. The activities are meant to be additional and should be used once your students have been presented to author's purpose. This pack includes: 6 posters 3 Graph
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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: 4th and 5th Grade
Author's Purpose is a 60 page packet filled with task cards, graphic organizers, worksheets, posters, doubled sided practice passages, writing activities, a foldable, a concentration game and more! This Common Core unit was created to teach this concept in a variety of engaging ways. Specifically i
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Author's Purpose Craftivity  (PIE'ED)
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
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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 pr
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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 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
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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: 3rd Grade
Author's Purpose for 3rd grade is a 66 page packet filled with task cards, graphic organizers, worksheets, posters, doubled sided practice passages, writing activities, a foldable, a concentration game and more! This Common Core unit was created to teach this concept in a variety of engaging ways.
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Author's Purpose Task Cards CCSS Aligned
Author's Purpose task cards - 28 cards that are made available to help your students practice determining the author's purpose. The task cards are meant to be additional and should be used once your students have been presented to author's purpose. This pack includes: 28 Task Cards Recording Shee
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Author's Purpose Posters, Task Cards, Foldable, Test: Persuade Inform Entertain
Author's Purpose Posters, Task Cards, Foldable, Test: Persuade Inform Entertain This unit is for teaching the PIE method of 3 types of author's purpose - persuade, inform, and entertain. If you're looking for resources to teach the expanded 5 types of author's purpose you can find that unit
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Theme, Author's Purpose, & Figurative Language Reading Bundle
Theme in Literature, Figurative Language, and Author's Purpose are three of my best-selling units. These helpful units are now bundled together to save you money and bring fun and learning to your classrooms! By purchasing the bundle of all 3 units, you are saving 20% off the individual price of e
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17 Author's Purpose Activities - 31 pages!
Here are 17 different activities to help students practice identifying and explaining author's purpose. Through these activities students will read selections, identify author's purpose, explain their reasoning, record their details/proof and even create a cute craftivity project that can be hung o
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Author's Purpose Flap Book Printable
Author's Purpose Students will remember Author's Purpose after making this cute pie shaped flap book. The booklet uses the mnemonic PIE for persuade, inform and entertain. Students can add definitions, drawings, or examples to cement learning. A few lesson ideas/prompts are included. I have used t
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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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Authors Purpose Pie Foldable: PIE'ED 7th 6th 5th 4th Grade Reading Comprehension
Author's Purpose Foldable: These fun authors purpose cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about the concept of the Author's Purpose. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included. This activity has students reading short passages to each other and then determ
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Author's Purpose Activity: Author's Purpose Reading Game (PIE)
Author's Purpose 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 cente
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Author's Purpose Posters, Charts, and Craftivity
Get your students drooling over Author’s Purpose with these charming posters, graphic organizers, and craftivity! Contents: • poster for defining author’s purpose (The chart has a spot for definition, how you know, and examples.) • poster (chart) for determining author’s purpose (to use with anch
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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 Craftivity (2nd and 3rd grade)
Author's Purpose: Here's a hands-on way to practice author's purpose! It also makes a creative bulletin board or school hallway display! persuade inform entertain I have used this version with my 2nd and 3rd grade students. (I take it a step further and use the
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Author's Purpose
Gumball Task Cards and P.I.E Gumball Machine --- Includes: 4 Posters (includes definition and examples) 36 Task Cards (12 each for pie) 3 Gum Ball Machines (1 each for pie) Recording Answers Sheet *** For problems and questions, contact me at rollerenglish@gmail.com
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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 PowerPoint and Coloring Fun! (Common Core Aligned)
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 Unit - Worksheets, Game, Foldable, Activities, Posters, & More
Author's Purpose has never been easier! This huge Reading/ELA unit is full of activities, worksheets, labels, posters and other items to help teach, practice, and reinforce Author's Purpose. Included in the packet are: CCSS Posters Photo Illustration of Suggested Activity How to Use Posters and L
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Save With A Bundle:  Author's Purpose - All About PIE and Reader's Tool Box
Click on the product name links below to read descriptions and view preview files for each product. Author's Purpose - It's All About PIE! This also includes an additional, optional "Explain" poster.
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Author's Purpose Mini-Pack {{Craft and Sort Included}}
Author's Purpose Mini-Pack Includes... * Posters defining each P.I.E. (Persuade, Inform, Entertain) * Pie Plate Craft * Author's Purpose research activity * Author's Purpose Sorting Activity * Author's Purpose writing prompts (1 for each: persuade, inform, entertain) UPDATED Pack includes * More p
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Earth Day Craftivity: Author's Purpose PIE'ED
This engaging activity puts a fun spin on reviewing the five author's purposes for writing! Author's Purpose is a concept that I have to revisit with my students throughout the year, so I created this version to do with my students at the beginning of April- right before state testing! It also mak
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Author's Purpose Is Easy As Pie {6 Literacy Craftivities}
I have put together a pack that will give you everything you need to teach your students about Author's Purpose. I have included 3 anchor charts (persuade, inform, entertain), an author's purpose flap book, and 6 literacy craftivities (2 for persuade, 2 for inform, and 2 for entertain). The books
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Author's Purpose Powerpoint
This 29 slide powerpoint focuses on the three main purposes for an author: (P)ersuade,(I)nform, and (E)ntertain, using the P.I.E. acronym. It vividly explains with many examples how an author's purpose can affect what he writes. Created by Beverly Brown, it includes a 15 passage exercise to evalua
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