This unit uses a metaphor of building structures to apply to common nonfiction text structures. Instruction uses mentor texts (supplied) to identify common text structures in nonfiction to better support comprehension. Graphic organizers that are helpful for the different types of text structures are discussed and provided.
Google Slides/PowerPoint Lesson
Video Lesson - Accompanies/covers the content in the PowerPoint. Can be used to better understand how to use the PowerPoint or can simply be used directly with your students.
10 Mentor Texts
7 Graphic Organizers
Text Structures Included/Covered:
Problem and Solution
Cause and Effect
Question and Answer