Topic: Author's Purpose

Unit 3_Non-Fiction

AIM: How do readers identify authors purpose?

Do Now:

  • Finish Spelling Power packet
  • Take out Homework
  • Place the Homework worksheet in " HW bin"


Easy as P.I.E?

Inform- The author is trying to give you information and teach you facts

  • Documentaries
  • Non-Fictions Books
  • History/Science
  • News articles
  • Recipes
  • Biographies


Entertain- Make you enjoy the story by keeping the readers attention

  • Fiction books
  • Fantasy
  • Mystery
  • Comics
  • Adventure


Persuade- The author is trying to get you to do or try something

  • Commercials
  • Billboards
  • Advertisements
  • Opinions
  • Reviews