Teach text structures with this FREE sorting activity that features 8 nonfiction passages! Ideal text structure lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes an anchor chart!

Teach text structures with this FREE sorting activity that features 8 nonfiction passages! Ideal text structure lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes an anchor chart!

Informational Text Structures Notebook Entry.

Informational Text Structures Notebook Entry.

After teaching my students the 5 main ways authors organize information separately, my students were ready to look at a variety of texts and determine that different text structures the author used. I started with this baking themed POKE set to see where my students stood when asked to put all 5 text structures together.

After teaching my students the 5 main ways authors organize information separately, my students were ready to look at a variety of texts and determine that different text structures the author used. I started with this baking themed POKE set to see where my students stood when asked to put all 5 text structures together.

Fantastic 29 Page Handout on Nonfiction Text Structures [free]

Fantastic 29 Page Handout on Nonfiction Text Structures [free]

text structures anchor chart, add chronological to sequence.

text structures anchor chart, add chronological to sequence.

Here's an assessment or review resource on recognizing informational text structures.

Here's an assessment or review resource on recognizing informational text structures.

Teach text structures with this nonfiction text structure anchor chart and FREE sorting activity! Ideal lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes 8 free passages!

Teach text structures with this nonfiction text structure anchor chart and FREE sorting activity! Ideal lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes 8 free passages!

Teach text structures with this nonfiction text structure anchor chart and FREE sorting activity! Ideal lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes 8 free passages!

Teach text structures with this nonfiction text structure anchor chart and FREE sorting activity! Ideal lesson for the upper elementary classroom that includes 8 free passages!

Do you need to spice up teaching text structure in reading?  I have plenty of ideas and teaching activities to make it easy!

Do you need to spice up teaching text structure in reading? I have plenty of ideas and teaching activities to make it easy!

Ok...I have to admit it...I am a sucker for informational text. Maybe it's the geeky want-to-know-it-all side of me, but when I found out that Common Core upped the percentage of informational text to 50% (compared to 50% fiction), I did a silent cheer! Informational Text Structures is really fun...

Ok...I have to admit it...I am a sucker for informational text. Maybe it's the geeky want-to-know-it-all side of me, but when I found out that Common Core upped the percentage of informational text to 50% (compared to 50% fiction), I did a silent cheer! Informational Text Structures is really fun...

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