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1 The Author's Purpose P (persuade) I (inform) E (entertain) S (share feelings)

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3 P (persuade) Persuade means to try to convince someone to think the same way you do. Examples advertisements, newspaper editorials, junk mail, posters

4 I (inform) Inform means to give someone information about something. Examples news reports, research papers, encyclopedias, school news letters, instructions, pamphlets from health clinics, maps, timelines, schedules, charts, graphs

5 E (entertain) Entertain means to amuse someone. Examples fictional stories, comics, poems, jokes, riddles

6 S (share feelings) Sharing feelings means to tell the reader what you are thinking. Examples journals, diaries, letters

7 a sales ad wanting you to purchase a motorcycle

8 P (persuade) a sales ad wanting you to purchase a motorcycle

9 the list of movies showing in your town and the times

10 I (inform) the list of movies showing in your town and the times

11 the comic strips

12 E (entertain) the comic strips

13 a flyer about a missing puppy

14 I (inform) OR P (persuade) a flyer about a missing puppy

15 a post card from your friend from Hawaii

16 S (share feelings) a post card from your friend from Hawaii

17 a letter to the editor explaining the need to recycle more

18 P (persuade) a letter to the editor explaining the need to recycle more

19 a report about George Washington

20 I (inform) a report about George Washington

21 bus schedule

22 I (inform) bus schedule

23 a fairy tale

24 E (entertain) a fairy tale

25 fire safety brochure

26 I (inform) fire safety brochure

27 Comprehension Activity

28 Directions On a piece of paper number from 1 to 16. For each of the next 16 slides determine the author’s purpose for the type of writing. Write P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings

29 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 1. a poster about a community walk-a-thon for charity

30 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 2. appointment card from the dentist

31 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 3. an advertisement for Coca-Cola

32 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 4. a book report

33 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 5. a story read to the school from the Writer of the Week

34 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 6. knock knock jokes

35 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 7. an that tells a friend you are going to be late

36 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 8. diary

37 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 9. instructions booklet on how to assemble a bicycle

38 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 10. step by step recipe

39 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 11. half price ad from Wal-Mart

40 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 12. crossword puzzle

41 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 13. short story

42 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 14. directions for taking medication

43 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 15. encyclopedia

44 P for persuade I for inform E for entertain S for share feelings 16. letters

45 Answers 1. a poster about a community walk-a-thon for charity Inform 2. appointment card from the dentist Inform 3. an advertisement for Coca-Cola Persuade 4. a book report Inform Or Persuade 5. a story read to the school from the Writer of the Week Entertain 6. knock knock jokes Entertain 7. an that tells a friend you are going to be late Inform 8. diary Share Feelings

46 Answers 9. instructions booklet on how to assemble a bicycle Inform 10. step by step recipe Inform 11. half price ad from Wal-Mart Persuade 12. crossword puzzle Entertain 13. short story Entertain 14. directions for taking medication Inform 15. encyclopedia Inform 16. letters Share Feelings

47 Additional Resources Author’s Purpose PowerPoint Online Quiz Interactive Slideshow Reading Skills Rocket (Interactive Quiz)

48 Additional Resources Quia Practice Author’s Purpose Reading for a Purpose Author's Purpose and Point of View Pretest Posttest


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