These large, half-page cards are all about identifying and understanding text structures. The tasks include identifying the text structure in a passage, writing sentences with a particular text structure, using a graphic organizer to illustrate a specific structure, defining text structures, and listing examples.
Answer types on the cards include:
Completing Graphic Organizers
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Each card provides a short assignment that is a great length for centers, partner work, independent work, or class games like Footloose and Scoot. Print the cards on card stock, or print them on plain paper and have them laminated to use over and over.
Providing practice in the use of text structures is a great way to help students develop their reading comprehension skills, and the variety of cards makes it easy to differentiate for students of different abilities or students who work at different rates.
These task cards support a number of the standards for Reading: Literature and Reading: Informational Text.
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From Classroom in the Middle