Help students understand author’s purpose. Here is an author’s purpose anchor chart that helps illustrate the connection between the reader’s job and the author’s purpose. Students will better be able to look for examples or evidence within a piece of writing. They can determine the author’s purpose during a reading lesson.
Connecting to the Author’s Purpose
Students will be able to understand that authors generally have 3 reasons behind their writing. Authors write to entertain, persuade or to inform. Using puzzle pieces they will see that there is evidence in the writing piece they can look for to show what the author’s purpose is. The bright colors will help students recall the items on this anchor chart.
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