Looking for an interactive way to teach students how a story's setting effects author's purpose? In this lesson, the target is to help students develop understanding of story setting and how it effects author's purpose. It is the second 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 story setting contributes to author’s purpose.
Assessment is included.