What's the Purpose Anyway?

Examine author's purpose in newspaper articles, comic books, cookbooks, encyclopedias and other forms of written materials. Working in groups, middle and high schoolers read teacher-selected articles and write an explanation of the author's purpose. A checklist is attached for assessment.

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Grade
5th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Instructional Strategy
Research
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