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Terms in this set (22)
The writing contains a main idea and provides details about it. It uses descriptive words that "shows and not tells"; gives details about characters and actions.
Problem and Solution (definition)
The writing has an issue and its solution. It can be multiple issues and/or solutions.
The writing is set up as a starting date and an ending date. Events happen is order. Your Social Studies textbook is usually set up in this overall format.
The writing is set up as steps; first, second, third, etc. It follows a procedure.
Compare and Contrast (definition)
The writing explains how things are the same and different.
Cause and Effect (definition)
The writing gives the event and then what happened because of the event.
Description (words to look for)
such as, for instance, in addition, also, specifically, for example
Sequence (words to look for)
first, second, third, next, finally, before, after, then
compare and contrast (words to look for)
like, unlike, different, the same, similarly, opposed to
problem and solution (words to look for)
issue, since, as a result, solution, leads to
cause and effect (Words to look for)
because, since, if/then, due to, as a result, for this reason, on account of
cause and effect (diagram)
compare and contrast (diagram)
problem and solution (diagram)
A recipe for how to make "Banana bread" uses this text structure
A biography about the life of Barack Obama
A report about the various species of frogs.
Problem and Solution (example)
An article discussing illegal hunting (poaching) of endangered animals and how you can help
Compare and Contrast (example)
An argument about whether Coke or Pepsi is better.
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