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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 three formats:
- Traditional Printables- Print the PDF and distribute paper task cards and recording sheets.
- Easel Activity- With this digital format, there is one task card per slide. Students read the passage and identify its text structure. They type the answer code into the answer box.
- Easel Assessment- Students complete this self-grading quiz on a device, as well. After reading each passage, students select the text structure from a list of five possible answer choices. With this option, the teacher chooses whether or not his or her students receive immediate feedback.
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