||The purpose of the informational text determines the text structure.|
you don't look for the text structure, you might get lost in the words!
AND USING TEXT STRUCTURE IS A SKILL THAT REQUIRES EFFORT! WORK AT IT.
are different graphic organizers for each text structure. You will
learn to select and use the correct one. We will use this one for
the article linkes above.
of your pre-reading strategy is to look for clues or signal words about
the text structure.
the article and look for key
words/phrases here and here.
through the article again. Search for relationships between ideas.
Look, too, for descriptions,
attributes, and specifics.
if this is a descriptive
article or a cause and effect
you are relatively certain, select the appropriate graphic organizer
based on your text structure.
Descriptive - or -
Cause and Effect #1 #2.
reading the article for comprehension.
||Use your chosen graphic organizer (step 7) to take notes on what the article is saying.|