• Informational Text Structure

     
    Text structure refers to how the information within a written text is organized. This strategy helps students understand that a text might present a main idea and details; a cause and then its effects; and/or different views of a topic. Teaching students to recognize common text structures can help students monitor their comprehension.
     
    Teachers can use this strategy with the whole class, small groups, or individually. Students learn to identify and analyze text structures which helps students navigate the various structures presented within nonfiction and fiction text. As a follow up, having students write paragraphs that follow common text structures helps students recognize these text structures when they are reading.
     
    Taken from AdLit.org 
     
     
    Teaching Text Structures
     
    Text Structure Resources 
     
    Practicing Text Structures
     
    Resources gathered from AK EED and Center on Instruction