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- This nonfiction text structure bundle is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school students about the FIVE types of informational text structures in a way that will keep them engaged. It includes 92 nonfiction passages. This Common Core bundle contains a wide variety of text structure act$14.75$29.23Save $14.48
Using signal words or other clues from the text, students will read 32 short nonfiction passages and identify the text structure used by the author.
This set of 32 task cards will give your upper elementary and middle school students an opportunity to practice reading nonfiction passages and identifying the five types of text structures. These are the informational text structures addressed in Common Core Reading standards.
It addresses the following five text structures:
→ Compare and Contrast
→ Cause and Effect
→ Problem and Solution
One unique feature about these informational text structure task cards is that each set of four task cards are related to the same topic. Therefore, student have an opportunity to see how different text structures can be applied to a topic, resulting in very different paragraphs. The topics are as follows:
Cards 1-4: Bears
Cards 5-8: The Grand Canyon
Cards 9-12: French Fries
Cards 13-16: Wildfires
Cards 17- 20: Bicycles
Cards 21-24: Glaciers
Cards 24-28: Tsunamis
Cards 29-32: Olympics
An answer key is included.
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********This resource is available in two formats:
1. Traditional Printables- Print the PDF and distribute paper task cards and recording sheets.
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!
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