Using signal words or other clues from the text, students will read ten nonfiction passages and identify the text structure used by the author.
Text Structures Worksheets: Each worksheet contains 5 passages (One worksheet focuses on peanuts, and the other worksheet focuses on whales). Students read each paragraph and identify the informational text structure of the paragraph.
It addresses the following five text structures:
→ Compare and Contrast
→ Cause and Effect
→ Problem and Solution
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1. TRADITIONAL PRINTABLES- Print the PDF and distribute paper copies to your students to complete.
2. TPT DIGITAL ACTIVITY- With this format, an interactive layer has been added to the original PDF!** This paperless version uses text boxes so that your students can complete it on a device. You can assign it to your students via Google Drive, and they can return it to you to review. Click on the Getting Started Guide to learn more about this version of the activity!
Each worksheet is a two page document (photocopied back-to-back will produce two two-sided worksheets). An answer key is included.
These are some of the other nonfiction text structure products in my store.
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