Author's Purpose has always been PIE-to persuade, to inform, and to entertain. Guess what? It's changed, at least according to Reading Street. Author's Purpose is now-to inform, to entertain, to persuade, and to express. This product includes 5 signs that you can use to display Author's Purpose in your classroom using the wonderful Melonheadz graphics. The posters come in four chevron-colored backgrounds-lime green, orange, red (but looks a little pink), and teal. Please download the preview to see if the colors work for your classroom. Also included in this set is one graphic organizer that your students can use to dig a little deeper into Author's Purpose. The graphic organizer is a four-column table and includes the same graphics as the posters for continuity in your classroom.
*Now includes bookmarks made up of the Author's Purpose signs
*A open-ended chart where students can be the author! Provide them with a topic and let them be the author. For example, if the topic is a cat, students will write a few sentences for each of the four methods.