April 2, 2013: Author’s Purpose and why you should care…

Objectives:

Students will u nd erstand what author’s purpose is and how it affects their reading.

Students will be able to determine an author’s purpose by reading a passage.

 

1) Watch the following videos about author’s purpose to help you understand:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ0SRoJfjcQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skX6RnnIkuM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq5g3X6b38s

 

2) Lets take part in a multi-media lesson teaching us about author’s purpose.

View and participate in the following presentation: http://www.fcatexplorer.com/media/parent/tiplister/flash/tip210a.swf

 

3) Practice author’s purspose with these activities: http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/authorpur.cfm

3) Watch the following videos about author’s purpose to help you understand:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ0SRoJfjcQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skX6RnnIkuM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq5g3X6b38s

Questions:

1) What are the three purposes of writing?

2) Define each purpose.

3) Give me 2 examples of each purpose.

Exit Ticket:

Watch the following commercials: Explain what the author’s purpose is in each commercial. You only have to do commercials 1-5

Link to commercials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GODg8IPsO-U

 

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