Author's Purpose Task Cards with QR Codes {Differentiated}

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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These self-checking task cards challenge students to read clues, make an inference about the described authors' purpose for writing (to persuade, inform, or entertain), record their answer (3 differentiated levels of answer documents included), and then check themselves using the QR code. Each QR code links to a labeled PHOTO showing the correct author's purpose, which takes these QR code task cards to a whole new level of engagement and support for visual learners and ELLs.

My energetic students love when I tape these author's purpose task cards around the room to let them MOVE while practicing determining PIE (persuade, inform, entertain). This activity is based on 4th grade ELA standards.

What if I don't have a way to scan the QR codes?
No worries! Check out the photo version of this set instead!

Author's Purposes Included:
Persuade
Inform
Entertain

Please see the PREVIEW for directions, differentiation, and extension ideas!

NOTE: These task cards with QR codes link to photos in Dropbox.
Please download my FREE Test Taking Strategies Task Cards and check that the photos open on your school device (and on school WiFi) before purchasing this product. I value your time!

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-Amber Genzink


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6
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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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Author's Purpose Task Cards with QR Codes {Differentiated}
Author's Purpose Task Cards with QR Codes {Differentiated}
Author's Purpose Task Cards with QR Codes {Differentiated}
Author's Purpose Task Cards with QR Codes {Differentiated}