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Part I
WHY?
Persuade    convinceInform      give factsEntertain   fictionCompare     two or moreExpress     feelings
PersuadeWritten convince you to change your thinking, spendmoney, support a cause, or offer a solution to aproblem        ...
InformWritten to give information or describe something.Authors use facts and reasons to get the pointacross.             ...
EntertainWritten to interest the reader, or appeal toemotions such as pleasure, sadness, anger, orhumor.                  ...
CompareExamines the way two or more things are alike ordifferent. Can have a secondary purpose to eitherinform or persuade...
ExpressWritten to share a writer’s feelings or expressopinions.                     Examples Poetry Songs Blogs Love l...
Practice SessionIdentify the author’s purpose for each    of the following types of text.
What is the Purpose? A song about a father’s joy and love for his new    baby girl.   A political speech recommending th...
Part II
Question Stems• The purpose… What is the most likely reason the author wrote … …author probably wrote to… Why do you th...
Answer ChoicesThe types of author’s purposes are often revealedin the answer choices. Learning key words will helpidentify...
Example 1  What is the most likely reason the author wrote “Picture This”? A)to persuade readers to learn photography B) ...
Example 2 Source #1 and Source #2 are written on the same topic. What was the purpose of each passage? Were the purposes ...
Example 3   Which detail supports the author’s purpose for  writing this selection?  A) Dog owners spend as much as $11,0...
Example 4   This article would most likely be found in a…  A)Textbook about animal behavior.  B) Popular science or healt...
Key WordsPersuade    InfluenceEncourage   ConvinceProve       UrgeSell        InspireConvertAssure
Key WordsInform             UnderstandShow               DescribeEducate            DiscussExplain            TeachGive in...
Key WordsEntertainTellShare an experienceRelateProvide detailsCreate
Key WordsCompareContrastBothAlike/Different
Key WordsExpressShareFeelingsEmotions
Practice Session Identify the key words in the answerchoices to each question. Explain which author’s purpose is indicated...
 You can tell from the first paragraph thatthis excerpt comes from a biography becausethe author…A)explains what Latimer ...
 What is the most likely reason the authorwrote the article?A)To convince the reader to purchase a   meerkat for a pet.B)...
 The author probably wrote this selectionto…A)educate pet owners about the best ways to   care for their petsB)urge pet o...
Created by  Barbara Yardley, M.Ed.            For more resources and ideas visit:            www.readingandwritingoutloud....
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Author’s Purpose

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Teach students how to identify an author's purpose with this interactive presentation. Designed specifically for intermediate and middle school students.

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Author’s Purpose

  1. 1. Part I
  2. 2. WHY?
  3. 3. Persuade convinceInform give factsEntertain fictionCompare two or moreExpress feelings
  4. 4. PersuadeWritten convince you to change your thinking, spendmoney, support a cause, or offer a solution to aproblem Examples Advertisements/Commercials Political Speeches VOTE Church sermons or literature Opinion Editorials Movie or book reviews
  5. 5. InformWritten to give information or describe something.Authors use facts and reasons to get the pointacross. Examples Textbooks News articles Informational Brochures Encyclopedias Schedules, charts, instructions
  6. 6. EntertainWritten to interest the reader, or appeal toemotions such as pleasure, sadness, anger, orhumor. Examples Fiction books and other stories Plays and movies Comic strips Video games Sports articles or programs
  7. 7. CompareExamines the way two or more things are alike ordifferent. Can have a secondary purpose to eitherinform or persuade. Examples Comparison essays Political analysis Consumer or product reports
  8. 8. ExpressWritten to share a writer’s feelings or expressopinions. Examples Poetry Songs Blogs Love letters Journals and diaries Letters to the editor
  9. 9. Practice SessionIdentify the author’s purpose for each of the following types of text.
  10. 10. What is the Purpose? A song about a father’s joy and love for his new baby girl. A political speech recommending that you support a tax increase. A poster in the hall that encourages students to say no to drugs. A pamphlet in a doctor’s office that explains the disease diabetes. A letter explaining the differences between two types of medical insurance.
  11. 11. Part II
  12. 12. Question Stems• The purpose… What is the most likely reason the author wrote … …author probably wrote to… Why do you think the author choose… How do you think the author would feel about… Why do you think the author decided to… Why does the author begin (end) the story with…
  13. 13. Answer ChoicesThe types of author’s purposes are often revealedin the answer choices. Learning key words will helpidentify the purpose each answer choicerepresents. A) To solve the problem… B) To encourage… C) To describe… D) To show…
  14. 14. Example 1  What is the most likely reason the author wrote “Picture This”? A)to persuade readers to learn photography B) to share the benefits of a career in photography C) to explain how photographic film captures an image D)to encourage readers to develop their own film
  15. 15. Example 2 Source #1 and Source #2 are written on the same topic. What was the purpose of each passage? Were the purposes of the passages the same? Did the articles achieve their purposes? Use text evidence to support your answer.
  16. 16. Example 3  Which detail supports the author’s purpose for writing this selection? A) Dog owners spend as much as $11,000 on their dogs in their lifetime B) Dogs in other countries live in packs C) There are more than 65 million pet dogs in the U.S. D) People think that their dogs need only love from them
  17. 17. Example 4  This article would most likely be found in a… A)Textbook about animal behavior. B) Popular science or health magazine. C) Newspapers local news section. D)Professional journal for veterinarians.
  18. 18. Key WordsPersuade InfluenceEncourage ConvinceProve UrgeSell InspireConvertAssure
  19. 19. Key WordsInform UnderstandShow DescribeEducate DiscussExplain TeachGive informationIllustrate
  20. 20. Key WordsEntertainTellShare an experienceRelateProvide detailsCreate
  21. 21. Key WordsCompareContrastBothAlike/Different
  22. 22. Key WordsExpressShareFeelingsEmotions
  23. 23. Practice Session Identify the key words in the answerchoices to each question. Explain which author’s purpose is indicated by that key word.
  24. 24.  You can tell from the first paragraph thatthis excerpt comes from a biography becausethe author…A)explains what Latimer thought and feltB) encourages readers to choose careers that use their talentsC) creates suspense about a fictional character.D)uses stanzas and rhyming words to express an idea.
  25. 25.  What is the most likely reason the authorwrote the article?A)To convince the reader to purchase a meerkat for a pet.B)To compare the meerkats ability to hunting for food to that of the domestic cat.C) To describe the characteristics of the meerkat.D)To discuss the importance of cooperation for meerkats and humans.
  26. 26.  The author probably wrote this selectionto…A)educate pet owners about the best ways to care for their petsB)urge pet owners to make regular visits to their vetC) describe the process of adopting a petD)influence readers to adopt pets from shelters
  27. 27. Created by Barbara Yardley, M.Ed. For more resources and ideas visit: www.readingandwritingoutloud.comhttp://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Barbara-Yardley/

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