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Authors Purpose

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  • Q1
    Listen or read the following paragraph and decide the authors purpose for writing it: Bubblegum is the best thing in the world! There are so many kinds. You can blow huge bubbles and pop them. It tastes amazing! Everyone should chew bubblegum. Is the authors purpose for writing this to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Entertain
    Persuade
    Inform
    300s
  • Q2
    Listen or read the following paragraph and decide the authors purpose for writing it. Once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess named Charlotte. She lived in a kingdom far, far away. She had a talking dog as a pet! Is the authors purpose for writing this to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Inform
    Entertain
    Persuade
    300s
  • Q3
    Listen or read the following paragraph and decide the authors purpose for writing it. Basketball is a team sport. There are 5 players on each team. Each basket is worth 2 points. If you are behind the 3 point line, then your basket is worth 3 points. The team with the most points at the end wins. Is the authors purpose for writing this to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Persuade
    Entertain
    Inform
    300s
  • Q4
    Is the purpose of a science textbook to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Persuade
    Entertain
    Inform
    300s
  • Q5
    Why did the author write the story The Three Little Pigs? Is it to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Entertain
    Persuade
    Inform
    300s
  • Q6
    Listen or read the following paragraph and decide the authors purpose for writing it. You should vote for Peter! Peter would make a great class president. He wants to make snack time 20 minutes instead of 10 minutes. Peter is the best! Is the authors purpose for writing this to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Entertain
    Inform
    Persuade
    300s
  • Q7
    What is the purpose of a commercial advertisement for a new type of cereal? Is it to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Inform
    Persuade
    Entertain
    300s
  • Q8
    Listen or read the following paragraph and decide the authors purpose for writing it. A tulip is a type of flower. Tulips come in many different colors like red, yellow, purple, white and pink. Is the authors purpose for writing this to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Persuade
    Inform
    Entertain
    300s
  • Q9
    What is the purpose of a story about a superhero who flies and saves the city from evil? Is it to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Entertain
    Persuade
    Inform
    300s
  • Q10
    What is the authors purpose for writing a book about George Washington's life? Is it to persuade, inform or entertain?
    Entertain
    Persuade
    Inform
    300s

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