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.
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Common Core State Standards alignment
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers....
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text....
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text....
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text....
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