Determining the Author's Purpose Worksheets:
Pandas – Some pandas like to be entertained and others like to be informed.
Giraffes – You might need to do some research for this one.
Identifying Types of Text – Identify the different types of text. Write persuasive, informative, entertaining to descriptive.
Types of Text – This four-door sedan is blue with a camel-colored interior. It has four cup-holders and a super sound system so that you can travel in style.
Types of Writing – Choose a topic. Then write a short paragraph about your topic in that style.
Different Types of Writing – The text extracts below could have come from any of the following different types of writing: instructions, explanations,
poems, myths, fables, novels or arguments.
Finish It Up – We give you the first sentence, you give us the rest.
Getting Housed – Write a few sentences to persuade someone to buy the house.
Ants – Who doesn't love ants?