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Author's purpose PIE: Author's Purpose (P= Persuade; I = Inform; E = Entertain) (It bugs me that this picture doesn't show it in PIE order! I would have to add a different political figure; Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Reading Activities, Reading Classes, Shared Reading, Writing Lessons

Author's Purpose Charts

I wanted to make some charts for Author's Purpose that would appeal to my first graders. I went with the P.I.E acronym (Persuade, Inform, Entertain) but took it to the next level by actually using Pie as the text examples. I then added some Other Examples so the students would get additional visual examples of the different purposes. I have these up on my Teachers Pay Teachers site for only $2.00! ***UPDATE - I had a few requests to add an additional, optional 4th poster for "Explain". I…

Author's Purpose Sort Take I love this idea but would need to rewrite the paragraphs for second grade. Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading School, Learning, Guided Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension

Author's Purpose Sort Take 2!

I made an author's purpose sort in another post (see here) and found out it had a little tmi...as in too much information...as in too many "inform" passages, so I made a redo! Click here for the newer version! This version features some informational passages on geography and soils perfect for GA 3rd graders. I hope you enjoy. Please leave me feedback and let me know how it works for you! As always, this is a freebie!

Author's Purpose Anchor Chart Author's Purpose PIE'ED Anchor Chart- take author's purpose to the next level for upper elementary students by using the PIE'ED method! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Intervention, Math Lessons, 4th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, Fourth Grade, Third Grade

Author's Purpose Anchor Chart

Author's Purpose PIE'ED Anchor Chart- take author's purpose to the next level for upper elementary students by using the PIE'ED Method!

 If your students are like mine, they sometimes have trouble determining the author's purpose for different types of text. Feel free to use this Author's Purpose Checklist to help support them with this tricky skill! I just gave my students count Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Shared Reading, Student Teaching, Fun Learning, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies

Author's Purpose Checklist Freebie

If your students are like mine, they sometimes have trouble determining the author's purpose for different types of text. Feel free to use this Author's Purpose Checklist to help support them with this tricky skill! I just gave my students counters to use for the yes or no answer choices. Please le...

Author's Purpose Test Prep Small Passages Travel Activity (on answer sheet, have students also write the genre. another option: could take off titles and have students create title for main idea practice) Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Author's Purpose Worksheet, Authors Purpose Activities

Author's Purpose Test Prep Small Passages Travel Activity

This activity includes 22 small passages written at about a 4th-5th grade level. With each passage is a question about the author's purpose for the passage. Unlike most author's purpose worksheets, which only offer answers of the specific purpose, these answers include the purpose and the reason...

FREE Author’s Purpose: These FREE task cards will be a great addition to your classroom. On each card there is a short reading passage. Students are to determine if the author’s purpose was to persuade, inform, or entertain. A response form for students a Comprehension Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Reading Intervention, Reading Response, Author's Purpose Worksheet

Rosa Mauer

FREE Author’s Purpose: These FREE task cards will be a great addition to your classroom. On each card there is a short reading passage. Students are to determine if the author’s purpose was to persuade, inform, or entertain. A response form for students and an answer key for the teacher are provided.

Upper Elementary Snapshots: Author's Purpose: 8 Steps Easy as Pie Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Response, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Activities, Learning, Authors Purpose Activities

Author's Purpose: 8 Steps Easy as Pie

I love teaching author's purpose...maybe it's the cozy PIE image it conjures up, or maybe it's the fact that for most kids, this is a concept that they "get" for the most part (with a little bit of explaining and some hands on practice). It's kind of the opposite of long division that way, if you know what I mean! Read more about Author's Purpose and how to teach it in this post by The Teacher Next Door.

FREE Author’s Purpose: These FREE task cards will be a great addition to your classroom. On each card there is a short reading passage. Students are to determine if the author’s purpose was to persuade, inform, or entertain. A response form for students a 5th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Groups, Teaching Ideas, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Reading Response

Rosa Mauer

FREE Author’s Purpose: These FREE task cards will be a great addition to your classroom. On each card there is a short reading passage. Students are to determine if the author’s purpose was to persuade, inform, or entertain. A response form for students and an answer key for the teacher are provided.

An Anchor Chart for Teaching Author's Purpose - The Classroom KeyYou can find Authors purpose and more on our website.An Anchor Chart for Teaching Author's Purpose . Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Response

An Anchor Chart for Teaching Author's Purpose - The Classroom Key

Author's Purpose Anchor Chart for teaching reading comprehension

Why does the author write? To inform, entertain, or persuade. Students will be able to show that they understand why an author writes by choosing persuade, inform, or entertain for a short reading selection. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Fourth Grade Writing, Third Grade Reading, Second Grade, Authors Purpose Activities

Author's Purpose Practice Sheets

Why does the author write? To inform, entertain, or persuade. Students will be able to show that they understand why an author writes by choosing persuade, inform, or entertain for a short reading selection. ...

I created this poster set FREEBIE for teachers who want to teach their students the more advanced version of Author& Purpose: PIE& persuade inform entertain explain describe I would appreciate it if you would leave me positive feedback in exchange for Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Charts, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading, Cafe Strategies

An Upper Elementary Take on Author's Purpose

An upper elementary version of teaching author's purpose! The author of this blog post explains why she moved toward the PIE'ED approach to author's purpose. FREE worksheets and posters are included!