Author’s Purpose. 3rd Grade, Language Arts Mary Ruebusch McCurdy School. Click for Teacher Pages. Teacher’s Page. Objective: This activity is intended to let students see what an author may be thinking while writing a poem. Activity: Students will read the poem
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3rd Grade, Language Arts
Objective: This activity is intended to let students see what an author may be thinking while writing a poem.
Activity: Students will read the poem
and the author’s notes. They will answer
1. Read the poem and author notes.
2. Answer questions in a journal.
3. Discuss answers.
The Wind and the Sun
Played tag all day.
The Sun was it,
The Wind ran away.
When I was writing this poem I was thinking about the weather principle of high and low pressure. I wanted to describe how the heat from the Sun causes the wind to blow.
Personify: to make
an object like a
Write in your
What weather principles
was the author thinking
Write in your journal.
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