Text Structure Content Module

Resource ID#: 167765 Type: Professional Development

General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Keywords: Text Structure, Content Module, Access Point
Instructional Component Type(s): Professional Development Teaching Idea
Resource Collection: Student Support Resources

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Aligned Access Points

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these access points.

LAFS.1.RI.2.AP.5a
Identify text features to aid comprehension.

LAFS.1.RI.2.AP.5b
Use text features to aid comprehension.

LAFS.1.RI.2.AP.5c
Identify and use various text features (e.g., bold text, titles) to locate key facts or information in a text.

LAFS.1.RL.2.AP.5a
Read books to examine how certain genres are written (e.g., to tell stories or give information).

LAFS.1.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify the purpose of storybooks and informational text.

LAFS.2.RI.2.AP.5a
Identify and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

LAFS.2.RL.2.AP.5a
Describe or select the description of what happened in (or key events from) the beginning of the story.

LAFS.2.RL.2.AP.5b
Describe or select the description of what happened in (or key events from) the end of the story.

LAFS.2.RL.2.AP.5c
Use signal words (e.g., then, while, because, when, after-before, later) to describe event sequence, actions and interactions in a story.

LAFS.3.RI.2.AP.5a
Identify and explain the purpose of a variety of text features (table of contents, index, glossary, charts, subheadings).

LAFS.3.RI.2.AP.5b
Use text features (captions, maps, illustrations) to locate information relevant to a given topic or question.

LAFS.3.RI.2.AP.5c
Use search tools (e.g., sidebars, icons, glossary, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic.

LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.5a
Identify parts and structure of stories.

LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify how the structure of a poem is different than a story (e.g., rhymes are shorter than stories; stanza instead of paragraph).

LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.5c
Identify how the structure of a play is different than the structure of a story (e.g., text includes props; dialogue without quotation marks acts/scenes instead of chapter).

LAFS.3.RL.2.AP.5d
Describe how each part (chapter, scene or stanza) of a story, play or poem builds on earlier parts.

LAFS.4.RI.2.AP.5a
Identify signal words that provide clues in determining the specific text structure of a short, informational text or text excerpt (e.g., description, problem/solution, time/order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, directions).

LAFS.4.RI.2.AP.5b
Identify the specific structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in a text excerpt.

LAFS.4.RI.2.AP.5c
Identify the overall structure of a complete text.

LAFS.4.RL.2.AP.5a
Identify how the structure of a poem is different than a story (e.g., identify rhyme, shorter than stories; stanza instead of paragraph).

LAFS.4.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify how the structure of a play is different than the structure of a story (e.g., text includes props; dialogue without quotation marks acts/scenes instead of chapter).

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information (e.g., knowing that “because” or “as a result of” may help link a cause to a result).

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5b
Use signal word to identify common types of text structure.

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5c
Identify the structure of both texts (chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5d
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in two or more texts.

LAFS.5.RL.2.AP.5a
Use signal words (e.g., meanwhile, unlike, next) to identify common types of text structure (e.g., sequence, compare/contrast, cause/effect, description) within a text.

LAFS.5.RL.2.AP.5b
Explain how a series of chapters fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular text.

LAFS.5.RL.2.AP.5c
Explain how a stanzas fit together to provide the structure of a poem.

LAFS.6.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information.

LAFS.6.RI.2.AP.5b
Outline a given text to show how ideas build upon one another.

LAFS.6.RI.2.AP.5c
Determine the structure of a text (e.g., chronological order, cause/effect, compare/contrast, problem/solution).

LAFS.6.RI.2.AP.5d
Determine how the information in each section contributes to the whole or to the development of ideas.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.5a
Identify important events in a text.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify the events that contributed the most to the theme, setting or plot.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5b
Outline a given text to show how ideas build upon one another.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5c
Determine the structure of a text (e.g., chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5d
Determine how the information in each section contributes to the whole or to the development of ideas.

LAFS.7.RL.2.AP.5a
Examine how the structure of a poem or drama adds to its meaning.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5b
Outline the structure (i.e., sentence that identifies key concept(s), supporting details) within a paragraph.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5c
Determine the structure of a text (e.g., chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5d
Determine how the information in each section contributes to the whole or to the development of ideas.

LAFS.8.RL.2.AP.5a
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts.

LAFS.8.RL.2.AP.5b
Explain how language use contributes to the meaning of a poem or drama.

LAFS.K.RI.2.AP.5a
Distinguish the front of a book from the back of a book.

LAFS.K.RI.2.AP.5b
Identify the title of an informational text on the title page.

LAFS.K.RI.2.AP.5c
Identify the title of a story or poem on the title page.

LAFS.K.RL.2.AP.5a
Answer questions about reading, such as “What do we read?”.

LAFS.K.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify a story, book, poem, etc.

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