This PowerPoint consists of 24 animated slides, each with a paragraph for students to use to determine the author's purpose. Each slide also includes the answer, which is revealed with a click.
This would be a great activity to use with the whole class. Students can answer verbally, on individual white boards, with sign language (P,I, E), or on notebook paper. It could also be used with individuals at a computer.
Please note that this PowerPoint is in Show format and cannot be edited. Please download the free preview to see how the show works. The animation is the same on every slide in the show.
The stories on the slide were taken directly from my
Author's Purpose Task Cards
so if you have those cards, the content will be the same.
• Task Card Category
• Character Traits (multiple choice)
• Cause and Effect (Identify)
• Fact or Opinion
• Brain Breaks
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