Teach your students to identify the author’s purpose in a text with a teaching presentation.
Teaching Author’s Purpose – Persuade, Inform, & Entertain
From novels to plays, advertisements to op-eds, owners’ manuals, to help desk articles, there is no shortage of things to read every day. But when you boil it down, there are just three reasons for an author to create a piece of text. In a nutshell, writers write to…
- Persuade, and
With this teaching presentation and your teaching skills, students will receive direct instruction on the different reasons that authors write texts. By examining context clues in various types of writing, learners will uncover the three types of author’s purpose—inform, persuade, and entertain.
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This resource was created by Kiri Sowers, a teacher in Illinois and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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