Presentation on theme: "Author’s Purpose P (persuade) I (inform) E (entertain) S (share feelings) Reading Intervention Mrs. Orso."— Presentation transcript:
Author’s Purpose P (persuade) I (inform) E (entertain) S (share feelings) Reading Intervention Mrs. Orso
P (persuade) Persuade means to try to get someone to think the same way you do Examples Advertisements, newspaper editorials, posters
I (inform) Inform means to give someone information about something Examples news reports, research papers, encyclopedias, school news letters, instructions, maps, timelines, schedules, pamphlets from health clinics
E (entertain) Entertain means to amuse someone Examples fictional stories, comics, jokes, poems, riddles
S (share feelings) Sharing feelings means to tell the reader what you are thinking Examples journals, diaries, letters
What’s the Author’s Purpose? A sales ad wanting you to purchase a motorcycle
What’s the Author’s Purpose? The list of movies showing at the theater and time
Fact A fact is based in truth and can be proven (or disproved). FACTS January always has 31 days. January in Australia is a summer month. The average temperature in Birmingham during the month of January is 41.5 F
Opinion An opinion is based on personal feelings, beliefs or preferences. Opinions January is a good month to stay inside. January is my favorite month. Jasmine would rather spend the month of January in Australia than in Birmingham.
Fact VS. Opinion Fact and opinion are not the same as asking if something is true or false. A statement presented as a fact may be proved (or disproved), and an opinion is often a true statement. Look on page 71 and complete the PRACTICE.