This lesson is perfect for an introduction or a review of how authors organize their text and what the text features look like for each. It also includes examples of each type of organization and key word examples to help students determine how the text was organized. Information and practice on text organization features of : cause and effect, compare and contrast, by topic, timeline or sequence of events, and problem and solution. The lesson begins with an explanation and then provides some practice for students. They will look at a title of an article and try to decide how the author might have organized it. Slides with questions are self checking and the answers are provided. This lesson would be great for either teacher directed minilesson or as a review for students in an independent station or center. Created with Smart Notebook 14. Great for grades 3-6.