Text Structure: Features and Organization

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Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze the information in context of the organization.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use in a language arts reading lesson, or when surveying a new text in social studies, science, math, or any other subject
  • Have class members save the reference materials in a binder so they can use them throughout the year
Classroom Considerations
  • Doesn't come with a table of contents, so the packet is a little disorganized (but materials are still valuable)
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Provides most of the activities and worksheets in both English and Spanish
  • Focuses on literature and informational text alike, making it versatile for your language arts reading unit
  • Comes with graphic organizers that would work in additional reading exercises, such as cause and effect charts and Venn diagrams
  • Includes additional links and materials for extending the lessons
Cons
  • None