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Would You Like Some PIE with Your Author's Purpose?



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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.8

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    reading, solely, hunger, writing, knowing, material, purpose, insight, gain, pardon, inform, political, however, pages, reader, news


Would You Like Some PIE with Your Author's Purpose?
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Bookworms hunger for reading material. (Pardon the pun.) PIE can help the reader gain a better understanding of the material. PIE stands for persuade, inform/instruct, and entertain. Writers have a purpose for writing, and that purpose is often one of those three types. A writer may want to persuade readers to agree with her or to act on something that matters to her. An example of persuasion is a political ad. A writer may simply have news to share with readers; newspapers are filled with articles .....
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