What's the Author's Purpose?

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What is the author's purpose for sharing an autobiography? Start this lesson with the short story provided about getting pulled over by a police officer. Then, discuss the acronym PIES and how it stands for the four main reasons an author would tell a story. Then dive into some reading about Rosa Parks. As a class, create a chart to decide why Rosa tells a specific story in her autobiography. Finally, learners complete an assignment independently. This lesson reflects the popular "I do, we do, you do" model. 

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Grade
6th
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English Language Arts
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Duration
2 days
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Research
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Text-to-Speech
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