The Five Text Structures
by: Jake Kenslow
Taste, looks, smells, feels, sounds
example- That building looks tall and Is big.
signal words are also, is, have, has, are
It can be a list or series of events
example- First I got in my car. Then I turned it on. Finally I started driving.
signal words First, Second, Next, After that, Before, Finally
Compare and Contrast
venn diagram style
example- The 1st donut was better than the second. They both were Chocolate
signal words same, different, also, contrary
Problem and Solution
problem -> evidence -> possible solution -> solution
example- I lost my keys so i decided to look for them. Then i found them
signal words problem, solve, answer, solution
Cause and Effect
Example- I went out in the rain so i got wet.
signal words because, effects, then, resulting