How the Text is Organized Activity

How the Text is Organized Activity

How to teach Reading Comprehension

Using How the Text is Organized Activity, students describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text.

When our students are able to identify the way, they are able to comprehend what they have read better. This activity will help support your students as they read independently.

Read “When Ants Go Marching, They Count Their Steps”.  Next, students use the graphic organizer to describe the connections between paragraphs. Then, students use the graphic organizer as they read.


Other resources to use with this How the Text is  Organized Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about reading comprehension.

Use this Reading Informational Texts Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by showing examples of different informational texts. Next, students turn and talk about the text structure. Then, students complete the activity with a partner. Finally, students share what they learned from the text that they read. Once finished, students practice using the graphic organizer as they read independently. Afterwards, students can add to a chart paper titles of books with similar text structures.

Be sure to check out more Reading Comprehension Worksheets.


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