Ch 6: Holt McDougal Literature Chapter 5: Author's Purpose

About This Chapter

The Author's Purpose chapter of this Holt McDougal Literature Companion Course helps students learn the essential literature lessons on understanding an author's purpose. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Author's Purpose textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Holt McDougal Literature's Author's Purpose chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the author's purpose topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Main forms of author's purpose
  • Characteristics of informational text
  • Impact of using visuals in communication
  • Textual graphics and visual graphics
  • Examples and types of media bias

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