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Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain

Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
Author's Purpose Activities: Persuade, Inform, Entertain
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Help students learn about author's purpose through these five activities and one informative handout. Students identify, describe and prove three main purposes: persuade, inform, and entertain. With these sheets, it's easy as P.I.E.!

The packet includes:
Cover Sheet
Directions Page with descriptions of each activity
Handout with sentence starters that help students support themselves
Chart for tracking evidence in reading material
Writing assignment to describe how setting, language, and information included help the author support his/her purpose
Group newspaper project where students find, cut out, and glue examples of each purpose from a newspaper
Passage identification where students read short passages, identify the purpose and write their proof
Scavenger Hunt where students work individually or in groups to find many examples of each purpose throughout the classroom

Preview includes the cover sheet, description page, and 3 activity examples.
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