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author's purpose - pie

author's make their own "pie" using 2 paper plates and printable- would also be a good idea to have students write a book they read with that purpose under each flap

Authors Purpose- Cutie P.I.E. Foldable Book

Author's Purpose- Cutie P.I.E. Foldable Book

Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. I will have students create these in pairs to identify each purpose.

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts'  What's the Author's Purpose?

Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts--Author's Purpose--(PIE)persuade, inform, entertain

author's purpose | Author's Purpose Chart | anchor charts by octokat

INSTRUCTION- Saw this anchor chart used by my associate teacher when she was teaching reading comprehension. Students really retained the main ideas very well because of the PIE image!

advertisements, commercials, book covers anchor chart to teach author's purpose…

advertisements, commercials, book covers to teach author's purpose entertain, inform, persuade

Teaching about author's purpose helps your students learn why the author wrote the story or article. Teaching author's purpose to your students is a great way to discuss the different varieties of text out there.

Authors Purpose: Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use - Creativity In the Common Core Classroom - I need to teach this to graders to ensure all are on the level playing field and I love this!

Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: Writing to Persuade!

Step into Grade with Mrs. Lemons: Creative Writing - anchor chart for persuasive genre writing