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Articles about Earth's Energy Budget are presented in different nonfiction text structures. Students read the articles and then complete a chart that identifies the text structure, signal words, author's purpose, and a useful graphic organizer. There are also knowledge check questions dispersed throughout the packet.
This activity covers the following text structures: chronological or sequential, main idea, compare and contrast, cause and effect, or problem and solution.
* Aligned with language arts standards relating to organizational patterns in nonfiction texts
* Aligned with science standards relating to the energy budget
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