Hmm…I wonder why the author wrote this.

Story/Poem Article

To tell To teach To entertain (with a scary story, humorous story)

For example

Question: Why did the author write this article?

Answer: The author wrote this article to give facts about elephants living in central Africa.

To show (effects, similarities/differences) To share To inform To teach (fable/moral) To give facts

To show

To make it clear

To persuade/convince

To explain

To demonstrate

To give an account of

(biographies) To develop (a setting, an idea, a character) To encourage

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