This 24-slide PowerPoint in pdf format will guide your students through nonfiction text structure. It uses common core vocabulary and is appropriate for any middle or high school classroom!
The presentation is broken into four thoroughly explained sections:
GENRE- biography, autobiography, letters, journals, diary, memoir, essay, manuals
ORGANIZATION- chronological order, order of importance, cause and effect, compare/contrast, classification, division
FEATURES- preface, footnotes, epilogue, citations, glossary, index, captions, headings, etc.
LANGUAGE- subjective vs. objective, persuasive appeals, claims vs. counter claims
The pictures, charts, slogans, and diagrams included will simplify the information and hold the attention of your reluctant students. Use this presentation at any point in time including test review, before or after a text, or as part of any nonfiction unit.
Go ahead and save yourself some time!