Presentation on theme: "The Revolution Fifth Grade Mrs. Williams. Comprehension Objective I can determine if an author’s purpose to write is to persuade, inform, entertain or."— Presentation transcript:
Author’s Purpose Authors write for many different reasons. It is important to understand why an author writes a selection so you can understand how they feel about that topic. Different genres of writing are used to express different ideas.
Author’s Purpose. I Do. The author wrote this letter to persuade the Principal Jones to allow the class to go on a field trip to the planetarium To Persuade
Author’s Purpse. We do. To Explain The author wrote these set of directions to explain to the reader how to play the game of checkers.
Author’s Purpose. We Do. To Entertain The author is writing to tell a story with characters and setting.
Author’s Purpose. You Do. To Persuade The author is writing to persuade the reader into thinking that recycling is a great thing for all to do. To Inform The author is writing about one topic and describing that topic. (glaciers)
Author’s Purpose Take the Author’s Purpose cards and glue them to a piece of construction paper broken up into 4 sections. Read each paragraph that you are given. Decide why the author wrote the paragraph. Glue it underneath that category.
Words with the same or nearly the same meaning are called synonyms. uneasy and nervous road and street warn and caution Synonyms (RE05-S01-C04-06) We can identify synonyms and determine which synonyms enhance our writing by constructing sentences and sharing them with a partner.RE05-S01-C04-06)
Rewrite these sentences replacing the underlined word with a synonym. 1.Instead he patrolled the streets at night, delivered his messages to Philadelphia, and kept himself ready at all times. 2.He felt uneasy to be on a moonlit road on foot. Synonyms: path, prepared, carried, watched, nervous. Synonyms (RE05-S01-C04-06) We can identify synonyms and determine which synonyms enhance our writing by constructing sentences and sharing them with a partner.RE05-S01-C04-06)
(R05-S1C4- PO6) We can identify possessives and contractions in a sentence by writing then and discussing with a partner.
Author’s Viewpoint An author writes for many reasons. An author may give you facts or true information about a subject. Some authors write fiction stories or stories that are not true. They write these stories to entertain you. Other authors may write to persuade or to try to get you to do something. Directions: READ EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WRITINGS AND DECIDE WHETHER THE AUTHOR'S PURPOSE IS TO: persuade inform entertain (RE05-S03-C03-01) We can determine an author's position regarding a particular idea, subject, concept, or object, by highlighting supporting evidence from the text.RE05-S03-C03-01)
1. It was a glorious morning in Alabama. The sun was shining through the trees. Alan couldn't wait to find his fishing pole and call his friend Sam to go fishing. They had a great time on these early morning fishing trips. They took their dogs with them and the dogs would swim in the lake while they fished. It was so funny to watch those dogs paddle around the lake. What is the author's purpose of this writing? ____________________________ persuade, inform, or entertain? (RE05-S03-C03-01) We can determine an author's position regarding a particular idea, subject, concept, or object, by highlighting supporting evidence from the text.RE05-S03-C03-01) entertain
2. The Slim-O-Matic will cause you to loose pounds and inches from your body in one month. This amazing machine helps you to exercise correctly and provides an easy video to show you the proper way to exercise. Send $75.99 and begin exercising today. What is the author's purpose of this writing? ____________________________ persuade, inform, or entertain? (RE05-S03-C03-01) We can determine an author's position regarding a particular idea, subject, concept, or object, by highlighting supporting evidence from the text.RE05-S03-C03-01) persuade
3. The Underground Railroad was a secret organization which helped slaves escape to freedom. Many slaves were able to escape because of the conductors and station masters. The northern states were free states and slaves were free once they arrived in the north. Secret codes and signals were used to identify the conductors and station masters. What is the author's purpose of this writing? ____________________________ persuade, inform, or entertain? (RE05-S03-C03-01) We can determine an author's position regarding a particular idea, subject, concept, or object, by highlighting supporting evidence from the text.RE05-S03-C03-01) inform
Step 1 Read the Story Summery to yourself one time. Be sure to use good hand gestures to help you as you read. Step 2 Turn to your shoulder partner and partner read the story with lots of expression. Don’t forget the gestures that you have practiced. Step 3 Take turns asking and answering at least five questions each about the text. Remember to both ask and answer questions with high enthusiasm. You are going to be working in your groups to take the Selection Test.
A present tense verb and its subject must agree in number. Add –s or –es to most verbs if the subject is singular. Do not add –s or –es if the subject is plural or I or you. You’re going to be changing each singular subject to plural, each plural subject to singular, and each verb as needed to agree with its subject.
The cats The boy A women Ana’s sisters Two flashes A screen door A gust of wind I worry I do: We do: (R5-S1C4-PO5) We can create sentences that have subject- verb agreement by changing singular subjects to plural and plural subjects to singular.
Author’s Viewpoint. We do. Jean Fritz the author of And Then What Happened, Paul Revere, wrote to inform us about the life of Paul Revere during the American Revolution in an entertaining biography. So, how does Jean Fritz feel about the Patriots and the American Revolution?
Two Types of Colonists Patriots – Colonists that supported independence from the British during the American Revolution Era. Loyalists -Colonists that remained loyal to the British Parliament during the American Revolution Era.
Author’s Viewpoint In the book, write one detail about what the Patriots do from pg. 267 of your reading book. In the I, write down what you or “I” know about what the Patriots believed. In the head, write the author’s viewpoint on how she probably thinks/feels about the Patriots during the American Revolution.
Colonists Speak Out Social Studies pg. 302-309 Vocabulary: representation: Having someone to speak or to act for you.
treason: The act of working against one’s own government. congress: A formal meeting of representatives.
repeal: To cancel or undo a law imperial policy: laws and orders issued by the British government protest: To be against a certain policy.
John Dickinson “We are reduced to the alternative of choosing an unconditional submission to the tyranny of irritated ministers [being ruled by Parliament], or resistance by force. The latter is our choice.” Tyranny is having one leader in charge. Patriot
Historical Viewpoints. I Do. Read the quotes from pg. 316-317 from the historical figures. Paraphrase (describe in your own words) what each person meant in their quote. In my own words: We as colonists have the choice to choose whether we want to be bossed around by Parliament or we can choose to resist and disobey the King’s rules. We choose the second choice, to resist the rules and be our own government.
Historical Viewpoints. You Do. Read the quotes from pg. 316- 317 from the historical figures. Paraphrase (describe in your own words) what each person meant in their quote.
Samuel Adams “We have no other alternative than [governing ourselves], or the most ignominious [lowly] servitude.” ignominious means shame servitude is having little or no freedom Patriot
George Grenville “Clearly, the Parliament and the King have authority over the colonies. It is in the name of that authority that we suggest new rules which will make the colonists pay taxes...” Loyalist
Daniel Leonard “Our [people] have been so intent upon building up American rights, that they have overlooked the rights of Great Britain, and our own interests.” Loyalist
Author’s Viewpoint. You Do. In pairs, you will be given a sheet that has 6 quotes. Each quote describes a viewpoint from either a Patriot or Loyalist. You must decide which side the paragraph is describing. Highlight the clues that help you know which side the paragraph is describing.