Author's Purpose Task Cards & Vocabulary Resource: Persuade, Inform, & Entertain

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Do your students know an author's purpose for writing a particular piece of writing? Find out with this Author's Purpose set!

This download includes the following:
**Author's Purpose Vocabulary Resource (perfect for student notebooks/binders)
**24 Task Cards (21 multiple choice cards and 3 application cards where students write a 2-3 sentence persuasive, informative, and entertaining paragraph)
**Student Response Sheet and Answer Key

Task Cards are perfect for partner work, center/station work, SCOOT game, Quiz Quiz Trade, Inside Outside Circle, or whole group activity.

Students read a short paragraph or look at the title of a book and then determine the correct answer (PERSUADE, INFORM, or ENTERTAIN).

I like to print these task cards on card-stock for longevity, cut, and laminate so they can be used again and again or print (not cut) and put together with a silver book ring for easy storage. Easy and helpful resource at your fingertips!

Download the PREVIEW to see more cards and the Student Response Sheet.

Check out my other AUTHOR'S PURPOSE products:
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Author's Purpose Task Cards & Vocabulary Resource: Persuad
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Author's Purpose Task Cards & Vocabulary Resource: Persuad
Author's Purpose Task Cards & Vocabulary Resource: Persuad
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