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Author's Purpose Powerpoint- PIE'ED

Author's Purpose PowerPoint containing 49 slides! This includes the more advanced version of teaching Author's Purpose... the PIE'ED version with test prep! (persuade, inform, entertain, explain, and describe) This PowerPoint includes 10 passages and 5 multiple choice passages.

Author's Purpose in Upper Elementary... Increasing the Rigor

Teaching Author's Purpose in Upper Elementary... Increasing the Rigor. This post includes free PIE'ED posters (persuade, inform, entertain, explain, describe) and 5 free test prep passages!

FREE Author's Purpose Test Prep Packet- Includes 5 passages and uses the PIE'ED acronym approach for upper elementary and middle school students- persuade, inform, entertain, explain, and describe

FREEBIE!! If your students are like mine, they sometimes have trouble determining the author's purpose for different types of text. Feel free to use this Author's Purpose Checklist to help support them with this tricky skill! I just gave my students counters to use for the yes or no answer choices.

100 Writing Prompts

100 Writing Prompts. (n.d.). Retrieved February 27, 2016, from https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/100-Writing-Prompts-1377772 I pinned this to have new ideas for journal writing.

Author's Purpose Task Cards

24 Author's Purpose Task Cards featuring the PIE'ED approach to teaching Author's Purpose. Students read the passage on each task card and then answer the multiple choice question. Great for test prep!

Main Idea PowerPoint

Introduce main idea and supporting details to your students with this PowerPoint activity. The first half of the PowerPoint explains the concept of main idea and supporting details. The latter half of the slides are practice slides. They include short passages and multiple choice questions in which students need to select the main idea statement and the best title for the passage. Great for main idea test prep!

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Reading Strategies Mini Anchor Charts

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Figurative Language for 4th - 5th Grade

This 41 page Unit has everything you need to teach idioms, metaphors, similes, hyperboles, alliteration, onomatopoeia and personification.Fun for your students and helps them understand so many phrases we use in the English language. I love teaching these concepts to my kids! $