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The Author's Purpose

Identify the purposes of the text.

Lee Glaesemann

on 5 May 2010

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Transcript of The Author's Purpose

The Author's Purpose What you will learn today:
Identify the author's purpose in writing a story or an article.
Write using new vocabulary
What is the author's purpose in creating this video?
A. To entertain
B. To inform
C. To persuade
D. To inspire Key Words to Learn:
Entertain--to hold the attention of the reader through enjoyment
Inform--to teach or give information to the reader
Persuade--to convince the reader of a certain point of view
Explain--to give directions or instructions
Inspire--to encourage the best of a person
Ticket Out:

Listen to your teacher read some examples.
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