text structures anchor chart, add chronological to sequence.
Teach text structures with this FREE sorting activity that features 8 nonfiction passages! Ideal text structure lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes an anchor chart!
After teaching my students the 5 main ways authors organize information separately, my students were ready to look at a variety of texts and determine that different text structures the author used. I started with this baking themed POKE set to see where my students stood when asked to put all 5 text structures together.
Text Structures Part 1 (4:23 min) - Examples of descriptive, problem & solution, and sequence writing formats. #Education, Research, Library, Integrated Project, Writing, Descriptive, Problem / Solution, Sequence
Informational Text Structures- I think taking one topic and showing how there are multiple ways of presenting information about that topic is an effective instructional strategy!
Ok...I have to admit it...I am a sucker for informational text. Maybe it's the geeky want-to-know-it-all side of me, but when I found out that Common Core upped the percentage of informational text to 50% (compared to 50% fiction), I did a silent cheer! Informational Text Structures is really fun...
Teach text structures with this nonfiction text structure anchor chart and FREE sorting activity! Ideal lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes 8 free passages!
▶ Introduction to Reading Skills: Text Structure - Compare and Contrast - YouTube