The objective of this strategy lesson is to teach students how to identify different text structures of nonfiction text. Includes tips for preparation, step-by-steps for teaching the lesson, and ideas for teaching beyond the lesson!
This lesson meeting the following McREL benchmark:
Understands structural patterns or organization in informational texts.
Grades 3 - 6
Differentiation Tip: After you conduct the model lesson and subsequent guided-reading sessions, have ELLs work in cooperative groups with native-speaking students to determine various text structures.