File contains all you need to introduce Author's Purpose. There are Anchor charts to introduce each purpose. Anchor charts include examples of each purpose and key words and ideas. Extend the whole group lesson by using the large headers and task card examples to sort cards into each purpose.
There are task cards included in the file for independent centers and/or whole class scoot game.
Extension activities are included in file. Students can practice "persuading" a classmate to buy a specific pet. They can also "inform" each other about a specific pet and then write an "entertaining" story about an animal.
Students can search the newspaper for examples of each of the the author's purposes and then cut them out for their literacy notebooks.