Get students out of their seats with this lesson that teaches them about PIE in regards to author's purpose. Students will learn the importance of an author's purpose with this lesson that takes them on a gallery walk.
Students will read a short fictional story and discuss why the author included certain details and words. Use this lesson to help your students navigate parts of fictional text to determine the author's purpose!
Captivating writing features sensory and descriptive details. In this lesson, students learn to include details when writing personal narrative and come up with the descriptions that best exemplify their story.
Is it fairly accurate there is a 100% chance that trying to teach your students about oxymora is controlled chaos? Your students will find their lack of knowledge growing smaller after this teacher-approved figurative language lesson.
Teach your students about picture walks as a strategy to understand the author's purpose in a fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support for the Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text lesson.
Help your ELs learn about alliteration and practice identifying the descriptive adjectives and nouns that make up alliterative sentences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Analyzing Alliteration.
Differentiating between facts and opinions is a key fourth grade skill to master and is helpful in identifying the author’s purpose in a text. Use this activity to give your students extra practice differentiating between these two kinds of sentences.
Sensory language is a great way to bring your writing to life -- what words do we use to talk about sights, sounds, smells, and tastes? Brainstorm some sensory words and practice using them in writing with our sensory language worksheets, games, and activities. Our practice materials are a great way to help your child’s writing truly shine.