Author’s Purpose: Identify and Explain PIE

Author’s Purpose: Identify and Explain PIE

Engage

Once you are done reading these directions, you will be going to the linked quizlet site found below. First go to the quizlet “Author’s Purpose” link and review the flash cards. If you feel confident, proceed to the test tab on Quizlet and take the test, then show the facilitator your results (face to face or screen shot shared). If you feel you require further practice, go to the learn tab on Quizlet before taking the test. Your sequence to complete this Engage activity should either be: flashcards to test or flashcards to learn to test on Quizlet link.

Author's Purpose - Quizlet

Explore

Read

Watch

Do

When reading the Author’s Purpose - Explanation, make sure to focus your attention on how persuading, informing and entertaining are used to explain the Author’s purpose.

When watching the Author’s Purpose, make sure to focus your attention on how persuading, informing and entertaining are used to explain the Author’s purpose.

Using technology (Ipad or Chromebook), create a 1 minute video that displays your understanding of Author’s Purpose. Focus particularly on: persuade, inform, and entertain.

 

Explain

Directions:

Create a trifold from available paper explaining what you know about the three main techniques of author’s purpose: persuade, inform, and entertain.  Use your trifold to have a collaborative discussion with another available peer.  Use your trifold to help create strong questions for your partner.   

Evaluate

Click here to take the quiz online. You do not have to log into the quiz site in order to take this quiz. If a window pops up asking you to sign up for the quiz site, just close the sign-up window and start your quiz.

Elaborate

Directions:

Create a 18X24 poster which could be used to teach fellow learners about author’s purpose.  The poster should be something that is clear and accurate.  It should be a poster that both older and younger learners could read and quickly obtain a basic understanding of author’s purpose.  

Poster Rubric

Express

Complete a reflective essay with a focus on how author’s purpose helped you understand why the text was written.

Reflective Essay Rubric