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Why Did the Author Write It? - Author's Purpose Anchor Chart.
Author's Purpose (for reading and writing) This is a better way than those silly PIE charts that I found. I think my fifth graders would respond to this.
PIE - Author's Purpose. Useful for discussing different types of "writers" (journalist, author, ad copywriter). Re: ads, useful departure for discussion of the purpose of ads ("to persuade you to buy something."
I use this graphic organizer at my comprehension center. It can be used with any book.For more ideas and free printables, visit my blog lifeinfir...
171-180 infers the author's specific purpose (term not used) for an informational passage (persuasive)
Author's Purpose: Easy as P.I.E.! Persuade, Inform, & Entertain
Author's Purpose - PIE Graphic Organizer
PIE: Author's Purpose (P= Persuade; I = Inform; E = Entertain) (It bugs me that this picture doesn't show it in PIE order!). I would have to add a different political figure;)
author's purpose. This looks like a fun and interactive way to TEACH author's purpose, as well as do a formative assessment.
FREE...Help your students understand Author's Purpose with this fun song set to the tune of Frosty the Snowman.
This handout provides your students practice in determining author's purpose. Students will read 9 short text passages and glue them under the cor...
advertisements, commercials, book covers anchor chart to teach author's purpose (picture only)
Author purpose cards.pdf
Author's Purpose Poster - Ivy Harris - TeachersPayTeache... free download