Teacher tested—student approved! This engaging Text Structure and Organization Unit offers a wide variety of inquiry based activities and mini-lessons to teach students how to analyze the ways authors use text structure to develop ideas. Aligned to the Common Core ELA-Literacy Standards, the unit includes 5 mini-lessons, hands-on activities and games, instructions for interactive practice sessions, mentor text suggestions, a writing assignment outline, and a final assessment. Use this lesson plan in conjunction with the Text Structures PowerPoint which can be downloaded for free from TpT or SlideShare. The activity, Text Structure Gallery Walk, can also be purchased from my TpT store.