Nonfiction Text Structure Sort - Digital & Print

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I used this to introduce and do a quick practice of text structures. It was good for the students to see how it all fits together.
This resource is a perfect addition to use during text structure units. The students loved being engaged in the sort activities.
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This nonfiction text structure sort is such a fun and hands-on way to help your students learn about the five types of informational text structure: Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Description, Problem and Solution, and Sequence.

With this sort, students will match the definition, a visual cue, key words, and a paragraph of text with it's correct text structure.

*This resource also includes a digital version created using Google Slides so you can easily assign it to your students during distance learning.

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This resource includes just one sort, but you can print it in a variety of ways. Check out the preview to see examples of each printing option.

  • Student Reference Sheet - You have the option of printing the nonfiction text structure sort as a one page reference sheet with the information already filled out. This is a great resource for students.
  • Student Sort - Individual - You can print the nonfiction text structure sorts as a single page which works great for individual student use.
  • Student Sort - You can print a larger version of the sort. This option works great if you want students to use it in groups or as part of a literacy station.
  • Digital Version - You can access a digital version of the resource created using Google Slides.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.


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