Text Structure Reading Strategy DIGITAL Unit: Notes, Practice, & Assessment

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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This Text Structure Reading Strategy DIGITAL Unit can be used to both teach a new strategy or as reading comprehension support. This unit includes activities to introduce, practice, and assess students' understanding of the reading skill. An answer key is included.

The activities are in a digital notebook in Google Slides. The assessments are in Google Forms.

Teachers first introduce a skill with notes and small or whole group practice. Students then practice summarizing with journaling activities and individual (On Your Own) practice. Finally, teachers can assess students' understanding and application of the reading strategy with the included summative assessments.

A Full Week of Instruction - Plus Extras

Instruction for each unit is broken down into steps:

1. Notes

2. Practice in small group or with a partner

3. Journal

4. Individual Practice

5. Assessment

A practice page with a short text is included for each type of text structure. There are two different pages for both journaling and assessment, so the skill could be retaught.

5 Text Structures

Notes and graphic organizers are included for 5 text structures:

  • Description
  • Sequence & Order
  • Compare & Contrast
  • Cause & Effect
  • Problem & Solution

Notes on key words and organizer model for each text structure are included, as well as short practice texts.


The individual practice pieces can be used with any book - allowing teachers to easily differentiate the lesson for their students.

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Do you need printable units instead of digital? These lessons are also available in PDF format, with hands on activities. Check them out HERE.


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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.


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