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States an author's purpose for a given selection (persuade, inform, narrate, explain, entertain). (GLE3.8.2)
Return to Reading Level 6
- Authors write to persuade, inform, narrate, explain, or entertain.
- Authors can also write to reflect, narrate, instruct and elicit emotional reactions (teach, instruct, “how to”, scare, horrify, plan, journal etc).
ABLE TO DO
- Analyze a selection to identify an authors purpose.
- Find evidence in the text that shows/reveals the author’s purpose.
- Use this evidence to explain and support my answer.
SFA Reading Comprehension Book 600 A-B
Readers Handbook Grade 7 page 391.
Readers Handbook Grade 10 page 251.
Set the Stage: The teacher discusses with the class the author's purpose at the introduction of every new book.
Standard 6.5 is assessed through the Book Clubs.