A poster highlighting the three main reasons an author writes a piece of text – to persuade, to inform, to entertain.
Display this poster when students are learning to identify the author’s purpose for a piece of text.
Information on the poster includes:
P = Persuade – To convince the reader to agree with a certain viewpoint on a particular issue or topic.
I = Inform – To teach or provide information to the reader on a particular topic using facts.
E = Entertain – To engage and provide enjoyment for the reader through imaginative writing or storytelling.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
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Addition by Natalie Aug 31st, 2020
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