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Sequencing & Author's Purpose

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Laura Carrigan

on 16 September 2013

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Transcript of Sequencing & Author's Purpose

Author's Purpose and Sequence
Name that Author's Purpose!
Nonfiction books
Comics
Fantasy
Ads
News article
Fact book
Opinions/essays
Recipe
Mysteries
Lesson Objectives:
The students will...
learn about Sequencing and review Author's purpose
identify three reasons an author writes a text
complete an activity sheet to determine a sequence of events
the reason the author has for writing
Author's Purpose
Persuade,
Inform, or
Entertain?
Sequence
the order in which things happen in a story
How can I find the sequence of a story?
look for signal or transition words to help you figure out the sequence
first...
suddenly...
but then...
finally...
Signal Word examples:
Adopting a Dog
by Ms. Carrigan
Ms. Carrigan wanted to adopt a dog. First, she went to the Memphis Animal Shelter, where she knew there would be many dogs. Next, she looked at all of the dogs available for adoption. Then, she found a dog that was cute and liked belly rubs. Finally, Ms. Carrigan signed the adoption papers and took her new dog home. She named him Luke.
three main purposes for writing:
Persuade
Inform
Entertain
Place events in the correct sequence.
___. Ms. Carrigan looked at all the dogs.
___. Ms. Carrigan went to the animal shelter.
___. Ms. Carrigan took her new dog home.
___. Ms. Carrigan found a dog that was cute.
Suddenly, it began to
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First, there was a beautiful
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But then, the came out.
Finally, the sky was filled with
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