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127 identifying the authors purpose

Identifying the Author's Purpose

Reading in English

Low Int – Int

In this lesson, students learn how to identify the author’s purpose in a short text. They learn clues, tips, and a helpful acronym to find the author’s primary purpose. This lesson includes vocabulary review practice, comprehension, and assessment.

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  • 14 pages
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Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension
  • guided practice
  • independent practice
  • assessment
Vocabulary
  • purpose
  • persuade
  • entertain
  • acronym
  • informative
  • neutral
  • recipient
  • primary