Who could imagine we could have so much fun teaching text structure? Pancake Day is something my students are still talking about. Not only did we get to make and enjoy delicious pancakes, but the students actually practiced sequence, main idea, comparing and contrasting, cause and effect, and problem and solution. This product includes the following:
Complete Instructions – Detailed instructions explaining how to complete each section of the project.
Pancake Recipe – Have you ever made pancakes from scratch? This recipe will show you how.
Chronological Order/Sequence – Graphic organizer for students to write the steps of making pancakes.
Main Idea/Description – Graphic organizer for students to describe their pancakes.
Compare and Contrast – Graphic organizer for students to compare two types of pancakes.
Cause and Effect – Graphic organizer for students to record cause and effect relationships observed during the pancake making process.
Problem/Solution – Graphic organizer for students to record problems that occurred or could occur along with solutions to each problem.
Paragraph Forms – These include instructions for writing paragraphs for each of the text structure areas.
Helpful Links – Links to lesson plans and activities to help you teach more about each text structure.