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This Informational Text Structures unit has 79 pages with 10 passages, 32 task cards, graphic organizers, worksheets, posters, writing activities, foldables, a flip book, and more! This reading unit was created to teach text structures in a variety of engaging ways.
Specifically it contains:
32 Task Cards (a student record sheet and a key)
5 Teaching Passages with Questions (with keys):
Description: Bull Sharks
Order and Sequence: How Pluto Was Named
Compare and Contrast: House Cats and Bobcats
Cause and Effect: Plastic
Problem and Solution: Sea Turtles
5 Double Sided Passages and Comprehension Questions (with keys):
Description: Mountain Gorillas
Order and Sequence: Sally Ride (first American female astronaut)
Compare and Contrast: Starfish and Sand Dollars
Cause and Effect: Leatherback Turtles (endangered species)
Problem and Solution: The First Moon Mission
6 Foldables (One for all of the text structures and a separate one for each of the 5 text structures)
A Flip Book
Key Question Handout for Teachers for Each Text Structure
Mentor Text Book List
Informational Text Structure Chart Handout
5 Writing Pages for Text Structure Paragraphs
Worksheets for Informational Text Structures:
Venn Diagram for Compare and Contrast
Create a Graphic Organizer
One Topic, Five Structures (teaching example page and different student page)
Real Life Examples of Text Structures Matching Page
Scavenger Hunt for Text Structures
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Why you'll love this resource:
Need 3rd Grade? This unit has the same posters, task cards, and graphic organizers but has entirely different teaching passages and independent passages!
Also, I do want to suggest a great set of reading games which would go well with this reading unit. There is a game for EACH READING STANDARD!!! It comes in a set of 10 for fiction, a set of 10 for nonfiction, or a bundle of 20 reading games specifically for 4th and 5th grades!
If you're looking for more Informational Text Structures practice, this is one of the reading games for text structures. It may be used for centers, whole class, or for one on one:
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