Author’s Purpose: Entertain

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How does an author entertain his or her audience? Read a short fairy tale and find the most evocative passages to discover more about author's purpose in narrative writing.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids come up with their own fairy tales, noting the passages in which they use emotional or vivid vocabulary
  • Use words that inspire emotional or entertaining reactions in your vocabulary list during the narrative lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Text might be difficult for struggling readers, as it provides no paragraph breaks
Pros

  • Provides an answer key to help with assessment
Cons

  • None
Common Core