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  1. 1. Authors purpose By: Ella
  2. 2. EQ: What is the authors purpose for writing a story?• There are 3 reasons why an author writes a story.• 1. to persuade• 2. to inform• 3.to entertain• When you think of authors purpose think of a piece of pie!!! Think about it. It spells PIE. P= persuade, I= inform, E= entertain
  3. 3. • Authors purpose lets you know why that author sat down and wrote the book. When the author writes to entertain he or she writes it to make the reader laugh or be entertained! When the author writes to inform the reader about something, they are writing to give the reader facts and information about a topic. If the author writes to persuade the reader about something he or she wants to persuade them to do something.
  4. 4. try to see if guess why the author wrote these next texts!!!!• Good luck!!!• GO ON
  5. 5. Tigers should be saved• Tigers are endangered. They are being hunted for their fur so that’s why I think we should help them. You can donate online for them or join an club. That’s why I think everybody should help save tigers.• by: Ella Templeton• did the author write to persuade, entertain, or inform.
  6. 6. That’s right to persuade!!!!
  7. 7. Fish• Fish are creatures that can only survive in the water. Fish lay eggs just like birds, reptiles, and amphibians. They have gills that help them breath underwater. The gills are like lungs to us.• by: Ella Templeton• Did the author write to persuade, entertain, or inform?
  8. 8. You hit it right on the head!!! It is to inform!
  9. 9. The hamburger• One day I went outside to check on the cooking burgers and they came alive!!! I fought them with a knife and then they were finnally dead. Beware these evil burgers!!!• By: Ella
  10. 10. That’s right, to entertain!!!

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