6 terms

Non-fiction Text Structures

Text structure
an organizational pattern in non-fiction text.
Description or listing
Provides information such as facts or characteristics about a subject, event, person, or concept.
Sequence or time order
presents a series of events that take place in a chronological order.
compare and contrast
points out the likeness and/or differences between two or more subjects.
Cause and effect
attempts to explain why something happens: how facts or events(causes) lead to other facts or events(effects)
Problem and solution
Describes a problem and presents one or more solutions to that problem.