Reading: Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose of a Text~ And, the reason why authors include specific text details~ Lesson ideas on author's purpose
What's the Reason | Idea | The Mailbox - great idea for explaining entertain, inform, and persaude. Help students identify an author’s purpose by examining current events. Point out that newswriting can entertain, inform, or persuade. Then direct each child to fold a large sheet of construction paper into thirds and label each section as shown. Have her search a newspaper or magazine for an example of each type of writing, cut out the example, and glue it in the appropriate column of her paper.
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Author's Purpose bulletin board. Students brainstormed text that would fit in each category. Then, I took their ideas and wrote them on "cherries" for whole group sorting activity/game.
Students read a paragraph and determine the author's purpose for writing the paragraph. Students then sort the numbered paragraphs into the approp...
This handout provides your students practice in determining author's purpose. Students will read 9 short text passages and glue them under the cor...