Place these 20 author's purpose task cards in your literacy center. Students identify the author's purpose for each short text: persuade, inform, or entertain.
An answer key is provided so students can self-check their answers.
I have an interactive reading notebook available. I use the activity to teach my students about Author's Purpose and these task cards to help them practice. Interactive Reading Notebook Activiy: Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose Task Cards
by Carrie Meyer
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