An author’s purpose is the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic. Then, once a topic is selected, the author must decide whether his purpose for writing is to inform, persuade, entertain, or explain his ideas to the reader.
Resources you might need for author’s purpose
Handouts and Notes
AUTHOR’s POINT OF VIEW
- Determining Author Point of View
- point-of-view-practice (use with children’s books)
- Pick ONE of the activities listed below to show understanding for author’s point of view
- Author’s Purpose and Point of View POST-TEST (Don’t peek until Wednesday!)