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Author's Purpose

To teach my 4th graders about Authors Purpose

Marni Neenos

on 8 January 2013

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Transcript of Author's Purpose

Persuade When an author Persuades you,
they are trying to convince you of something. What is Author's Purpose? An Author's Purpose is the reason that an author is writing something. There's always a reason that an author decides to write a certain piece of writing. It makes us better readers if we are able to articulate what the authors purpose is in writing a particular piece. As easy as
P I E Inform When an author tries to Inform you, they are giving you information or trying to teach you something. Entertain When an author writes something to entertain,
they want you to enjoy it. Can an author have more
than one purpose? In what ways did the author of this video try to Persuade, Inform, or Entertain you? By: Mrs. Neenos-Bishop, made for 4th grade. Author's Purpose What was the author trying to PERSUADE you to think or do in
this commercial? Let's watch this video together.
http://www.brainpop.com/math/numbersandoperations/factoring/ What was the author trying to teach you about in this video? What was the entertaining video about? Independent Practice You're going to watch a video and then answer some questions about Authors Purpose.
You should all be experts on Author's Purpose now! Author's Purpose http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skX6RnnIkuM
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