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Curipod generated lesson: "Author's Purpose". #1-4

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1. Poll
30 seconds
What is an author's purpose?
  • The reason why author's write a text.
  • Reason why I choose a book to read.
  • PIE
2. Slide
60 seconds
Authors write to inform, entertain, or persuade the reader. When reading, think about why the author wrote the text. Look for clues in the text to help you figure out the author's purpose.
Understanding Author's Purpose
3. Slide
60 seconds
The author's purpose is the reason why the author wrote the book, article, or story. The author's purpose can be to inform, persuade, or entertain. The author's purpose helps readers understand why the author wrote the book, article, or story.
Concepts:
4. Slide
60 seconds
An author's purpose can be to entertain, inform, or persuade their readers. Some authors write their books in a way where their readers will have to infer the author's purpose. Authors may also have a hidden purpose in their writing that is not immediately obvious to the reader.
Did you know?
5. Open question
220 seconds
What do you think the author's purpose for writing this text was?
6. Open question
210 seconds
What author's purpose did you identify in the text?
7. Open question
300 seconds
How did you determine the author's purpose in the text?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a bunch of bananas flying around in capes with superhero pose
9. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: Why do authors write stories? Clues: • Authors write stories to entertain readers. • Authors write stories to inform readers. • Authors write stories to persuade readers. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a story that entertains readers. B. Draw a story that informs readers.
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main purpose of an author when writing a persuasive text?
  • To convince the reader to agree with their point of view
  • To entertain the reader with a story
  • To inform the reader about a topic
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is an author's primary purpose when writing an informative text?
  • To provide information and facts about a topic
  • To persuade the reader to take action on an issue
  • To entertain the reader with a story
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is an author's main goal when writing fiction?
  • To entertain and engage readers through storytelling
  • To provide information and facts about real events or people
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which statement best describes why authors write autobiographies?
  • They want to share their personal experiences
  • They want to persuade readers to believe something
  • They want to tell fictional stories for entertainment purposes
14. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main purpose of authors who write poetry?
  • To express feelings, emotions, or ideas in creative ways
  • To provide factual information about people or events

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