Author's Purpose   

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Students will learn about four major purposes that authors use to guide their writing, along with the conventions and elements of craft that are associated with each.

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Questions

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Three Sisters Agriculture Cody Jackson 2 19
Redefining "Safety" for Self-Driving Cars Evan Pengra Sult 8 30
Paying Taxes in Ancient Athens Beatriz Lopez 5 26
Are We Ready for Self-Driving Cars? Evan Pengra Sult 5 26
Are We Ready for Self-Driving Cars? Evan Pengra Sult 5 25
How Will Self-Driving Cars Impact Urban Planning? Evan Pengra Sult 5 18
How Will Self-Driving Cars Impact Urban Planning? Evan Pengra Sult 5 23
How Will Self-Driving Cars Impact Urban Planning? Evan Pengra Sult 8 29
Video Games and Violence Evan Pengra Sult 5 16
Video Games and Violence Evan Pengra Sult 5 26
Video Games and Violence Evan Pengra Sult 5 17
Should Families Game Together? Evan Pengra Sult 5 19
Stickiness in Plants Beatriz Lopez 5 26
Video Games and College Science Evan Pengra Sult 5 24
Gender-Neutral Uniforms in the UK Evan Pengra Sult 8 28
Gender-Neutral Uniforms in the UK Evan Pengra Sult 8 26
Dress Codes' Hidden Agendas Evan Pengra Sult 8 23
The Vice President's Role Beatriz Lopez 5 23
The Color of Suffrage Beatriz Lopez 5 26
Emily Dickinson Beatriz Lopez 5 24
From Plastic Waste to Profit Beatriz Lopez 5 28
Oliver Twist, Chapters 51-52 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 9 24
Oliver Twist, Chapters 51-52 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 6 20
Oliver Twist, Chapters 51-52 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 9 23
Oliver Twist, Chapters 47-48 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 6 19
Oliver Twist, Chapters 45-46 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 3 25
Oliver Twist Chapters 49–50 General Piqosity Official 7 20
Oliver Twist Chapters 49–50 General Piqosity Official 4 26
Oliver Twist Chapters 51–53 General Piqosity Official 7 25
Oliver Twist Chapters 51–53 General Piqosity Official 4 31
Oliver Twist, Chapters 17–18 Piqosity Official 7 24
Oliver Twist, Chapters 5-6 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 6 26
Oliver Twist, Chapters 3–4 Piqosity Official 7 20
Oliver Twist, Chapters 1–2 Piqosity Official 7 26
Oliver Twist, Chapters 1-2 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 9 24
Oliver Twist, Chapters 1-2 - Excerpt Piqosity Official 6 25
Pablo Picasso: How Art Changed the World Cody Jackson 5 20
A Scientist’s Life in Antarctica Cody Jackson 5 25
A Scientist’s Life in Antarctica Cody Jackson 5 25
Why You Should Volunteer at an Animal Shelter Cody Jackson 5 23
Why You Should Volunteer at an Animal Shelter Cody Jackson 5 20
Tiidu the Piper – Excerpt, Part 3 of 3 Cody Jackson 8 20
Tiidu the Piper – Excerpt, Part 2 of 3 Cody Jackson 8 18
Tiidu the Piper – Excerpt, Part 1 of 3 Cody Jackson 8 19
Black Holes Cody Jackson 5 26
The Dirty History of Soap Beatriz Lopez 5 24
The Dirty History of Soap Beatriz Lopez 5 25
Slowing Deforestation Beatriz Lopez 5 25
Sugar Taxes and Indigenous Communities Cody Jackson 2 24
The Economic Effect of a Sugar Tax Cody Jackson 5 20
Are Sugar Taxes the Best Approach? Cody Jackson 8 23
The United Kingdom's New Sugar Tax Cody Jackson 8 21
The United Kingdom's New Sugar Tax Cody Jackson 5 21
Dress Codes Affect Girls' Health Evan Pengra Sult 5 23
Dress Codes Affect Girls' Health Evan Pengra Sult 2 16
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15 - Excerpt 1 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 8 23
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 8 23
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14 Evan Pengra Sult 5 20
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 13 - Excerpt 1 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 20
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11 - Excerpt 1 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 24
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 2 21
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 20
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 8 20
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 8 15
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 21
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6 - Excerpt 1 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 20
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 17
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 8 22
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 1 - Excerpt 2 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 19
The Oval Portrait - Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 16
I Want to be a Cub-Pilot - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 17
The Pursuit of Education - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 16
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Excerpt, Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 5 16
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Excerpt, Part 1 of 2 Cody Jackson 5 17
Three Men in a Boat - Excerpt Cody Jackson 2 25
Three Men in a Boat - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 16
On Cats and Dogs - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 14
On Babies - Excerpt Cody Jackson 2 18
The Toy Theatre = Excerpt Cody Jackson 2 20
Seven and Nine Years among the Comanches and Apaches - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 15
Autobiography of Z.S. Hastings - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 16
On Lying in Bed - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 15
The Bee - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 18
My Watch - Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 16
The Bee - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 15
My Watch - Part 1 of 2 Cody Jackson 5 18
My Watch - Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 15
Making Progress Through Ups and Downs - Excerpt Cody Jackson 5 19
A Letter to America's Teachers Cody Jackson 2 16
The Horror in Clay - Excerpt, Part 1 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 17
After Twenty Years - Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 18
After Twenty Years - Part 1 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 14
The Oval Portrait - Part 2 of 2 Cody Jackson 8 18
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4 - Excerpt 1 of 2 Evan Pengra Sult 5 21
Which of the following does not represent th... Piqosity Official 8 16
Which form of expository writing is incorrec... Piqosity Official 8 17
Which of the following statements is an appe... Piqosity Official 5 17
Which of the following is least likely to co... Piqosity Official 5 16
If a writer's goal is to share a particu... Piqosity Official 2 26
On page 46, Scout says, "There was more... Evan Pengra Sult 8 20
Why does the author mention Miss Stephanie C... Evan Pengra Sult 8 14
What are some of the ways the author uses co... Evan Pengra Sult 5 23
Consider this passage from page 259: ... Evan Pengra Sult 8 21
On page 268, Scout observes the following ab... Evan Pengra Sult 2 20
How does Lee use the example of Hitler and h... Evan Pengra Sult 8 23
How does the author create suspense througho... Evan Pengra Sult 5 22
Consider what Scout says about Boo Radley on... Evan Pengra Sult 5 20