Author’s Purpose vs. Readers Job Anchor Chart

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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.

Authors Purpose Readers JobAnchor Chart - Teach Junkie
Source: theclassroomkey.com

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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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.

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