Informational Text Structures Task Cards

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Perfect for your informational text structure study, these differentiated information text structure task cards contain 48 engaging and informative paragraphs. You can choose to use the 16 half-page task cards with one main topic and three paragraphs about each, or you can use each individual paragraph.

These task cards cover the following types of Informational Text Structures:

Description
Sequence
Cause & Effect
Problem & Solution
Compare & Contrast

These non-fiction text structure task cards are perfect for whole group lessons, small group work, partner work, and individual literacy centers.

You have two options for differentiating your teaching!

Option #1: The first set of cards include 16 half-page cards which include three separate paragraphs about one general topic. Each paragraph was written with a different text structure in mind. Each card also includes 3 additional comprehension or text structure questions that require students to use the information from the paragraphs to answer them.

Option #2: The second option is the individual task cards, 48 in total, which include the **SAME** paragraphs from the half page cards, but there are no questions, and only one paragraph per card. The options are endless for how you want to use these cards!

Check out the preview and *ZOOM IN* for a closer look at some of the cards!

The topics of the cards are as follows:

Titanic
The Fitful Flu
Wildfires
Exotic Pets
Winter Sports
Healthy Eating
Disney
Cool Schools
Tornados
Entertainers
Benjamin Franklin
Candy
World Records
The Gaming World
The Human Body
Bird's Eye View

Text Structure Answer Key & Recording Sheet Included for Both Options
(Note: Due to the open-ended nature of many, but not all, of the comprehension questions, there is not an answer key for the questions. There is, however, a recording sheet.)

Also check out my Informational Text Comprehension Skills Task Cards !

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Cards and Questions are Common Core Aligned

RI.3.1 RI.3.2 RI.3.3 RI.3.4 RI.3.8 RI.3.9

RI.4.1 RI.4.2 RI.4.3 RI.4.4 RI.4.5 RI.4.6 RI.4.8 RI.4.9

RI.5.1 RI.5.2 RI.5.3 RI.5.4 RI.5.5 RI.5.8 RI.5.9

Non-Fiction Text Structure Task Cards
Information Text Structure Task Cards
Total Pages
26
Answer Key
Included
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N/A

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Informational Text Structures Task Cards
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Informational Text Structures Task Cards
Informational Text Structures Task Cards