text-structures
Nonfiction

How are Text Structures Organized in Nonfiction?

Writers organize nonfiction text into five text structures. They are description, sequence, compare and contrast, cause and effect, problem and solution. Most text that students read above grade 4 is nonfiction. Text structure graphic organizers are a great way for students to organize their notes. Description Description is one example of a text structure. The text… Continue reading How are Text Structures Organized in Nonfiction?

Nonfiction

Why are Text Features for Nonfiction Important?

Text features for nonfiction are a great tool to help students focus on their reading. Most of the reading material in middle school and high school is nonfiction.  Students struggle with nonfiction text. You might have told students to slow down, reread the text, add more evidence to their answer, or take better notes.   While… Continue reading Why are Text Features for Nonfiction Important?