This is a fun activity in which students choose their favorite flavor of pie. They write that in the middle circle. Then they write a short paragraph about pie with the purpose to entertain, the purpose to persuade and the purpose to inform. For example, Inform- Blueberry pie is brown on the outside and purple on the inside. It is made from blueberries, etc. ; entertain- One day a little boy decided to throw a blueberry pie across the room at his mom. etc.; persuade- You should eat blueberry pie because...; The kids had a lot of fun with this. The side of the activity is a description of each author's purpose and can be cut out and used as a bookmark.