This project is SO MUCH FUN. Your kids are going to love it!! This is a super fun way to teach author's purpose through fun writing activities. Students should have fun when they're writing, and when they are going to love it so much they will forget they are learning! This packet includes everything you need to create a classroom magazine (or individual student magazines) containing informative writing, persuasive writing, and writing for entertainment.
Included in this packet:
Color AND black and white versions of the magazine cover for "PIE Magazine"
Informative and Explanatory Writing: 10 pages of templates for writing an informative piece and drawing to elaborate that your students can use to write about things they have researched or learned in your classroom
Persuasive and Opinion Writing: 10 pages of advertisements with given products that your students will name, decorate, then give three creative reasons to persuade others to buy it
Entertainment Writing: 10 pages of interviews with fantasy characters for your students to write about their imaginary interviews to practice writing to entertain