Students will automatically become better writers if they understand text structure, a skill often found on standardized tests. Ensure their comprehension with (40) engaging, CC-aligned, Organizational Writing Pattern Task Cards that address all five text structures: Compare and Contrast, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution, Sequence/Order, and Description using real-life writing scenarios. Answer key included. Task cards are an effective instructional tool and great alternative to boring worksheets!
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Analogy Task Cards
Fragment/Run On Task Cards
Literary Analysis Task Cards
Revision Test Prep Task Cards
Verb Tense Task Cards
Commonly Confused Words Task Cards
Common Core Literary Terms Task Cards
Context Clue Task Cards
Fact/Opinion Task Cards
Sentence Fluency Task Cards
Comma Task Cards
Apostrophe Task Cards
Titles of Works Task Cards
Figurative Language Task Cards
Main Idea Task Cards
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