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  1. What is an author’s purpose for writing his or her story? or Hey! Jordan why do you think an author writes his or her story?!!!!!

  2. An Author might write a story or article because…… He or she wants to……… He or she wants to…… give the reader information or facts. Esteban, check this out…. There are many parts to a microwave, it has…….. or The telescope is a tool used in science. It has many parts and is used for many reason. Let me share some information… • persuade or convince you to agree with them about something. Justin, check this out…. Pluto is the best cartoon character because…. or I think you will love the movie, “Transformers” because……

  3. Or He or she wants to………. He or she wants to…….. teach the reader a LIFE lesson. T Charlise, check this out…… Xavier learned that playing with matches isn’t a good thing. Or …..fighting with your friends isn’t fun at all. • entertain or offer the reader a fun time. Rafael, check this out……. Buzzlightyear raced across the galaxy as fast as light. Or Knock, Knock? Whose there? Orange. Orange who? Knock, Knock? Whose there? Orange. Orange who? Knock, Knock? Whose there! Orange. Orange Who? Aren’t you glad I didn’t say orange

  4. Mix and match Directions: Draw a line from the box with the sentence to the box with the purpose. Sentences Author’s Purpose • Lizbeth learned that she must always listen to her parents. • Mighty Mouse was the strongest mouse in the world. • I am sure you will love that song because….. • Making a peanut butter sandwich is easy if you follow these steps….. • Give information • Teach a life lesson to the reader • Persuade the reader • Entertain the reader

  5. Next, Xavier let’s talk about the Author’s perspective or why he or she is writing his or her story. • If the author is writing to “PERSUADE” his or her readers you might write…. • The author wrote this story to persuade his reader that the _________________ • (whatever the author is writing about) • is ______________ • GREAT! FANTASTIC!! • AWESOME!!! • INTERESTINGS!!! because………..

  6. Next, Justin let’s look at another perspective or reason for an to write a story • If the author wants to “ENTERTAIN” his or her readers you might write…. • The author wrote this story to entertain his reader that the _________________ • (whatever the author is writing about) • is ______________ • FUNNY!!! • MADE ME LAUGH OUT LOUD!! • AWESOME!!! • INTERESTINGS!!! because………..

  7. Next, Aneas let’s look at another perspective or reason for an to write a story • If the author wants to “GIVE INFORMATION TO” his or her readers you might write…. • The author wrote this story to inform his reader about _________________ • (whatever the author is writing about) • He thinks the reader would learn….. • A LOT!!! • FANTASTIC STUFF ABOUT THE TOPIC!! • HOW TO ___________!!! • BENEFIT FROM LEARNING ABOUT__________

  8. Next, Jonathan let’s look at another perspective or reason for author to write a story • If the author wants to “TEACH A LIFE LESSON TO” his or her readers you might write…. • The author wrote this story to teach his readers a life lesson about _________________ • (whatever the author is writing about) • He thinks the reader would learn….. • BENEFIT FROM LEARNING THAT __________ • BECOME A BETTER PERSON. • THAT THIS LESSON IS IMPORTANT.