Looking for an interactive way to teach students how characters are related to author's purpose? In this lesson, the target is to help students develop understanding of characters and how they effect author's purpose. It is the last lesson in a series of three lessons covering word choice, setting, characters and information and how they effect writer's purpose.
SOL 4.5b The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts, and poetry.
b) Describe how the choice of language, setting, characters, and information contributes to the author’s purpose.
Develop student ability to describe how characters are related to author's purpose.
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