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Author's Purpose (Grade 5)

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Author's Purpose

1. 
One way to determine the author's purpose is to ask, "Is the author trying to teach me anything?"
  1. True
  2. False
 
2. 
There are three main purposes for writing:
To inform, to entertain, and to write.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
When writing to inform, authors include more opinions than facts.
  1. True
  2. False
 
4. 
When writing to persuade, authors include more opinions than facts.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Texts written to entertain often include plays, stories, poems, and comic books.
  1. True
  2. False
 
6. 
Read the title and decide whether the piece was written to inform, entertain, or persuade.
Stop Drinking Soda... Drink Water Instead
  1. Inform
  2. Entertain
  3. Persuade
7. 
Read the title and decide whether the piece was written to inform, entertain, or persuade.
An Introduction to Ancient Greece
  1. Inform
  2. Entertain
  3. Persuade
  4. None of the above
 
8. 
Read the title and decide whether the piece was written to inform, entertain, or persuade.
The Fairy Princess
  1. Inform
  2. Entertain
  3. Persuade
  4. None of the above
9. 
Read the title and decide whether the piece was written to inform, entertain, or persuade.
Why You Should Vote for Candidate B
  1. Inform
  2. Entertain
  3. Persuade
 
10. 
Read the title and decide whether the piece was written to inform, entertain, or persuade.
The Adventures of Captain America
  1. Inform
  2. Entertain
  3. Persuade
  4. None of the above
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