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Winter Olympics: Author's Purpose and Writing
AUTHOR'S PURPOSE PERSUASIVE WRITING INFORMATIVE WRITING WRITING TO ENTERTAIN WINTER OLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA 2018 *note this is the same product as "Summer Olympics: Author's Purpose and Writing" (edited for Winter Sports instead of Summer Sport) Winter Olympics: Author's Purpose and Writi
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Author's Purpose Writing Activity
This packet includes three writing worksheets that focus on the three most common types of author's purpose: persuade, inform, and entertain. Each worksheet contains a planning element that guides students through writing a simple persuasive paragraph, a simple informative paragraph, and a simple en

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Summer Olympics: Author's Purpose and Writing
AUTHOR'S PURPOSE PERSUASIVE WRITING INFORMATIVE WRITING WRITING TO ENTERTAIN SUMMER OLYMPICS RIO 2016 *note this is the same unit as my Winter Olympic Author's Purpose and Writing adapted for the Summer Olympic Games. Summer Olympics: Author's Purpose and Writing is a great way to have students ide
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Author's Purpose Writing Activity - Goldfish
Students will write on the topic of goldfish. They may write a story about a goldfish, an advertisement for Goldfish the snack, or an article about goldfish. Students can then switch papers and see if they can figure out their partner's purpose - Entertain, Persuade, or Inform!
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Authors Purpose for Writing-Power Point-Help Students Analyze & Comprehend Text
This interactive Power Point lesson walks the teacher through 5 days of instruction (including Teacher Modeling, Guided Practice, Independent Practice, Reflections, and an Interactive Game to motivate students). Analyze text- Read with fluency and accuracy to support comprehension of passages- Deter
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Author's Purpose Writing about Candy Corn
This product includes templates and instructions to teach your students to write with author's purpose. Persuade, Inform, and Entertain. My students always struggled understanding author's purpose when reading or hearing stories until I had them write 3 ways using each of the author's purposes.Stude
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Authors Purpose Writing Activity-Can be used with Common Core Writing Standards
This is a set of 12 writing prompts to be used with authors purpose but can also be used with the Common Core writing standards. I used it as a pair activity where the students drew a prompt and then had to write a passage to read aloud to their classmates to guess the authors purpose. The guessing
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The Bremen Town Musicians:  Author's Purpose and Writing
The Bremen Town Musicians is a favorite story about friendship. We have created a mini-lesson that provides you with a writing idea to match the story. You will also find good information about Author's Purpose, writing conventions, and some wonderful suggestions for books and videos on friendship.
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Author's Purpose Writing Marathon-Interactive Student Notebook Assignment
This is a writing marathon that students will complete in their interactive student notebooks or just as an activity to apply their knowledge and skills of the four main types of author's purpose: persuade, inform, entertain, and share! The activity includes a directions sheet for students to glue i
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What's Your Purpose? || Author's Purpose Writing Activity {EDITABLE!}
Here's a fun way to increase the rigor in your author's purpose lesson—add a writing extension! This activity provides students with 14 writing topics from which students are to compose a paragraph that either entertains, informs or persuades the reader. This resource is fully editable, so feel fre
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Author's purpose: writing to persuade, inform and entertain
In this product you will find 3 posters, 3 sorting pages, 9 comprehension worksheets, and 3 writing prompts.
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Author's Purpose Writing Activity Bulletin Board FREE
Have students write for each of the purposes with this fun writing/craft activity! The kids choose a writing topic. Next, they write three different paragraphs (inform, entertain, persuade) about the topic. Last, they transform their paragraphs into a pie using the template and a paper plate! Sup
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Roll a Purpose Writing
This is an activity used for writing, Students roll a die for a writing purpose and then roll it again for a topic to write about. There are 4 variations of the activity included in the package. This activity focuses on author's purpose, but allows the student to be the author.
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Author's Purpose Writing Activity
Get your students writing by assigning them something to write about and a purpose to write it! Students will review the reasons why an author writes as they write for themselves.
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Dinosaurs - Self-Regulation, Play Plans, Purposeful Writing, Centers
Give students a chance to excel with lesson plans, incorporating multiple learning styles, that integrate multiple subjects (science, language arts - reading, writing, listening, speaking, art, physical education/movement) in a way that promotes engagement, student-led inquiry, self-regulation, exte
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Roll a Purpose Writing
A Dice Rolling Activity for writing to a prompt with an intended purpose. Students roll a die once for their purpose (entertain, persuade, and inform), then roll again for their topic. There are four different versions of the activity.
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Author's Purpose Writing Center Activity
Need a fun, creative way to teach author's purpose? In this engaging activity, students will draw a topic card and an author's purpose card. Then, they'll write about the topic in this format. Students will read their writing to their classmates and their classmates will analyze the writing to deter
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Author's Purpose Writing Activity
You be the Author! In this fun, engaging, common core aligned activity, students get a chance to become an author! Students choose a purpose before they write, then their peers will try to identify what the purpose was! This activity is intended for 6th-8th grade students. Included in this product
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Common Core Activity Pack #4 Gr. 3-5 Anchor Writing (purpose for writing)
This is 1 set of activities from InspirEd Educator’s “Common Core Activity Packs for grades 3-5 Anchor Writing Standard 4 (writing for a specific task or purpose) These 6 mini-activities are designed to teach students to identify, explain, and craft writings, appropriate in form and style for their
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Determining Wes Moore's Purpose for Writing The Other Wes Moore
Product Description This worksheet is specifically designed to be used with the introduction to the novel "The Other Wes Moore." After students read the introduction in class, they will find a quote from the pages that best conveys Moore's purpose for writing the novel. They will then copy the quote
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DIALOGUE - The Four Purposes and Writing Exercise
This is an excellent handout for students who are struggling with writing effective dialogue. Students are presented with THE FOUR PURPOSES dialogue should serve. Three examples are provided for each type. Then, students analyze a short passage and attempt to write their own piece that demonstrate
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Dragons Love Tacos with Author's Purpose Writing
My students had a great time with these books! We used the taco platform to review author's purpose. Students wrote 3 tacos: -to persuade dragons to come to their taco party -to inform how to make a taco -to entertain with a taco/dragon theme Each writing was wrapped up in a taco shell. The title
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Knights - Self-Regulation, Play Plans, Purposeful Writing, Centers
Give students a chance to excel with lesson plans, incorporating multiple learning styles, that integrate multiple subjects (science, language arts - reading, writing, listening, speaking, art, physical education/movement) in a way that promotes engagement, student-led inquiry, self-regulation, exte
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Fall Themed Author's Purpose Writing
Students are given three writing assignments that correlate with the three reasons author's write. To Persuade, To Inform, and To Entertain (PIE). To Persuade: Write a letter persuading their principal to serve a fall food. To Inform: How to crave a Jack-o-lantern To Entertain: Write a fall/Ha
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