Author’s Purpose Task Cards

Author’s Purpose Task Cards

P.I.E. is a useful acronym for remembering the main purposes authors have for writing: to persuade, to inform, or to entertain. In this worksheet, learners will practice identifying the author's purpose in eight sample paragraphs, using text evidence to support their choice. Designed for third and fourth graders, this worksheet offers a helpful framework for young readers as they prepare to encounter and interpret a wider variety of fiction and nonfiction texts.

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