Text Structures Activity Sheets

Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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7 pages

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  1. This big Text Structure Bundle includes ten resources - two resources each for five text structures. There are five set of task cards and five PowerPoint presentations. The five structures are: Cause and EffectChronological OrderCause and EffectProblem and SolutionDescriptionIn addition to an expl
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  2. This package of text structure task cards includes five sets - for five major text structures: cause and effect, chronological order, compare and contrast, problem and solution, and description. Each set contains thirty large cards with a variety of activities designed for middle school and upper el
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Three free text structure activity sheets with activities based on photos and reading passages. The content of all three worksheets is climate-themed. Four different text structures are addressed.

Activity Sheet 1

  • Descriptive text structure - photo with questions
  • Cause and effect text structure - reading passage with questions

Activity Sheet 2

  • Compare and contrast text structure - Venn Diagram based on photos
  • Problem and solution text structure - reading passage with questions

Activity Sheet 3

  • Writing activity about three text structures of the student's choice about a photo

These activities support Common Core standards regarding text structures and informational text. With both photos and short reading passages, these passages should work well for students at a variety of ability levels.

For more text structure activities, see the task card sets, individual text structures and bundles, and the slide presentations in my store.

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.


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