Identifying author's purpose

Why is it important to know an author's purpose? After reviewing the three main purposes of writing, seventh graders write a persuasive letter to convince why summer school is better than taking the summer off. They can then join in a conversation about the importance of detemining an author's purpose as a reader.

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