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Author's Purpose anchor chart (picture only) I love how each genre is listed beside the purpose.

Author's Purpose anchor chart (picture only) I love how each genre is listed beside the purpose.

An Author's Purpose: It's as easy as PIE. This blog is done by a 4th grade teacher, but has great tips for all elementary classrooms.

An Author's Purpose: It's as easy as PIE. This blog is done by a 4th grade teacher, but has great tips for all elementary classrooms.

I like this Author's purpose foldable. (free on blog!) Gets right to the point and fits in a notebook.

I like this Author's purpose foldable. (free on blog!) Gets right to the point and fits in a notebook.

Creating an Foldable / Author's Purpose booklet may help the students with questioning and critical thinking. It can also be used with Shared Readings.

Creating an Foldable / Author's Purpose booklet may help the students with questioning and critical thinking. It can also be used with Shared Readings.

Author's Purpose: Its as easy as PIE. Used a scholastic book order for the students to cut out books and sort them according to Author's Purpose (persuade, inform, entertain)

Author's Purpose: Its as easy as PIE. Used a scholastic book order for the students to cut out books and sort them according to Author's Purpose (persuade, inform, entertain)


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171-180 infers the author's specific purpose (term not used) for an informational passage (persuasive)

171-180 infers the author's specific purpose (term not used) for an informational passage (persuasive)

I am so stealing this and changing it to PIES (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social) for my TA classes!

I am so stealing this and changing it to PIES (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social) for my TA classes!

Author's Purpose Game and Cards. Great way to practice!! Could play as a whole class or in a station

Author's Purpose Game and Cards. Great way to practice!! Could play as a whole class or in a station

Use old Scholastic forms to teach fiction vs. non-fiction, realistic fiction, etc.  GREAT IDEA!

Use old Scholastic forms to teach fiction vs. non-fiction, realistic fiction, etc. GREAT IDEA!

This would be great as an anchor chart and as a small version in a books of reading strategies the kids can use.

This would be great as an anchor chart and as a small version in a books of reading strategies the kids can use.

I made an author's purpose sort in another post ( see here ) and found out it had a little tmi...as in too much information...as in too many...

I made an author's purpose sort in another post ( see here ) and found out it had a little tmi...as in too much information...as in too many...