Use a newspaper to teach the different purposes of writing! Students will read and analyze text while trying to understand what makes a persuasive piece different from an informational piece, etc.
Why this works: By analyzing these differences in one activity, students understand the purpose of each skill and can visually see the differences.
With this purchase, you will get:
• a .PDF of the teacher instructions
• a 6-slide PPT with notes
• a ready-to-use rubric
STAAR and Common Core aligned!
Tip: This can be used with print or online resources.
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Summary/Main Idea/Theme - What's the difference?