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Text Structures: The Big 5!

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Description
Text structure that describes the characteristics of people, places, or things. Signal Words: Adjectives
Comparison
Text structure that shows how two people, places, or things are alike or different. Signal Words: in contrast, alike, different, however, etc.
Sequence
Text structure that lists events or steps in a sequence. Signal Words: first, second, next, after that, dates
Point of View
Text structure that describes the point of view of one or more person. Signal Words: Words that show feelings, beliefs, or opinions
Cause/Effect
Text structure that explains the causes or effects of an event. Signal Words: because, reason, as a result, therefore, etc.

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