Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Understanding Text Structure - Section 2: Introduce the Topic and Apply the Skill as Readers


Authors and writers organize the information presented in a text in a variety of ways. The ability to recognize these common structures helps students identify important facts and details in informational texts and in literature.

  Nonfiction Text Structure
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Nonfiction Text Structure
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Understanding Text Structure

Unit 4: Nonfiction Part II
Lesson 1 of 9

Objective: Identify and apply knowledge of text structure to determine how short passages are organized and to summarize a story.

Big Idea: Reading a story about a young girl who learns the true meaning of freedom sets the stage for this exploration of text structure.

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