Monday, 5 June 2017

Reading Assessment: I can evaluate writer's’ purposes and consider how they have used structure and language to suit these purposes. (Eg: I can make decisions about why the writer has written a piece of writing and how they have used particular structures and words to meet the purpose.)

Assessment: I can evaluate writer's’ purposes and consider how they have used structure and language to suit these purposes. (Eg: I can make decisions about why the writer has written a piece of writing and how they have used particular structures and words to meet the purpose.)
Name:      Choose 3 out of the following texts:  

L5 Author’s Purpose follow up
I can describe the author's purpose in relation to structure and language choices in a text and give relevant evidence (eg vocabulary used)
I can compare and contrast differences in the author's purpose in relation to structure and language choices between different texts.

The author’s purpose is… Entertainment


The specific language/ structure choices that the author has made to support their purpose are…

  • Funny Language.
  • Entertaining.
  • Uncertainty senses of language.
Specific language choices in the 3 texts:
Structure of the 3 texts:
Similarities

  • They all have Entertainment purposes in the wording.




Similarities

  • They all have pictures or drawings that help you get the feel of the story or article.

  • They all have paragraphs the link into each and helps the story or article flow.

  • All of the stories are for around the same age.


The author’s purpose is… Informative


The specific language/ structure choices that the author has made to support their purpose are…

  • Sarcastic type wording
  • Entertaining
  • Researched information
  • Opinion

The author’s purpose is… Entertaining


The specific language/ structure choices that the author has made to support their purpose are..

  • Powerful
  • Strong
  • Emotion in their voice
  • Entertainment purposes
Differences

  • The first story and the last story are for entertainment purposes.

  • The second story is the only informative story out of the 3.

  • Only the second story has the writer's opinion in it.




Differences

  • The first one is set out in an article and has pictures after each paragraph.

  • The two last stories have pictures in the background to tell the reader even more about the story so they can picture it in their mind while the read it.






Level 5 - TAuthors’ Purpose Map
I can describe the author’s purpose in a text
I can identify several features of the author’s purpose



The author’s purpose is…
The point of view is…
The intended audience is…
I can identify several features of the author’s purpose; and explain giving relevant examples and evidence.

What does it say in the text to show you that:
  • this is the author’s purpose
  • this is the point of view
  • this is the intended audience
The author’s purpose is…
P? I? E?

Informative
  1. The fact that the Dionaea muscipula, or Venus flytrap, feeds on unsuspecting insects by luring them into its jaw-like leaves with sweet-smelling nectar has been known for centuries. <--Facts

2. They then monitored the amount of carbon dioxide released with the help of an infrared laser.   < --- Trial and error.

3. has uncovered that the crafty plants use the proteins extracted from their prey,  < -- Research.
The point of view is…


3rd Person
  1. However, scientists thought the prey only provided the plant with essential nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorous < -- “scientists”

2. The researchers, who published their findings in the scientific journal   < -- “the research”

3. The scientists believe the large amount of energy<--- “the Scientists”
The intended audience is...


Young Adults
  1. University of Freiburg in Germany < -- Young adults would know about university.

2.who published their findings in the scientific journal New Phytologist < -- Something also for young adults

3. Screenshot 2017-06-02 at 9.43.42 AM.png
I can generalise about the author’s point of view

Overall… this article is for informative purposes because… It wants you to know :the truth: about the venus flytrap and the new studies they have found out about it because It is for young adults so they know the nutrients of the weird plant.

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