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AUTHOR’S PURPOSEMr. Budd English : 

AUTHOR’S PURPOSEMr. Budd English Authors write for three basic reasons These reasons are called the “Author’s Purpose”

AUTHOR’S PURPOSE : 

AUTHOR’S PURPOSE Why did the author write this? To Persuade? To Inform? To Entertain?

To Persuade? : 

To Persuade? Written to convince the reader of their point of view Examples: Advertisements, Editorials, Persuasive Essays

To Inform? : 

To Inform? Written to provide specific information about a specific topic Generally not written to persuade the reader one way or another but to simply provide facts to educate the reader

To Entertain? : 

To Entertain? Written simply to entertain the reader Fiction, plays, First-person narratives, etc. Most novels, short stories, etc. fit this category

What is the author’s purpose in the following? (Remember P.I.E.) : 

What is the author’s purpose in the following? (Remember P.I.E.) A sneaker commercial? Today’s Teen? Treasure Island? Of Mice and Men?

TEEN INK : 

TEEN INK Answer the following in your reading folder: Title of article Author/reporter’s name Author’s purpose (P.I.E.) Brief summary (3-5 sentences) Was the article relevant to you? Why or why not?

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