teaching resource

Author's Purpose Pie

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: 3 - 7

A pie that shows the three main reasons an author writes a piece of text.

Information on the poster includes:

P = Persuade – To convince the reader to agree with their viewpoint on a particular topic.

I = Inform – To provide the reader with information about a particular topic.

E = Entertain – To engage the reader with a story based on particular characters and events.


Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you'd like to request a change to this resource, or report an error, select the corresponding tab above.

Login to comment
  • Ashleigh BD

    Could you please make a PIED display? This doesn't recognise the author's purpose of describe - being procedural texts. Thank you!!

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi Ashleigh, Thank you for your message and for your suggestion. Can you please submit a change request to this resource using the Changes & Updates tab on the resource page? This tab can be found near the comments section. If you have any questions along the way, please let me know. I am happy to help!