Author's Purpose Posters and Activities Pack

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Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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19 pages
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This purchase was a time saver. They are very helpful and provide great examples of different types of author's purpose. Thanks!


Engage students in thinking about author's purpose through this sorting activity. Students will read short texts and sort them into the author's purpose for writing (to inform, to entertain, to persuade, to explain how).

This pack includes...

*5 - Poster set: author's purpose, to inform, to entertain, to explain how, to persuade

*6 word wall words

*Author's Purpose characteristic sort: 12 characteristics and sorting chart plus KEY!

*Author's Purpose Text Sort: 8 text samples plus sorting labels for a tree map

*Persuasive Text with 4 comprehension questions plus answer key

*Informational text with 4 comprehension questions plus answer key

This product, once purchased, is licensed to be used in one classroom. Additional classrooms must purchase additional licenses.

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Total Pages
19 pages
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