READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT

Craft and Structure

  1. Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
2.2 Craft and Structure
Lesson C

Describe Text Structure

When you understand the way an author has organized the text, you are better able to understand that text. Authors make choices about how they present the information in a text based on what they have to say. This organization is called text structure.

Informational text is organized in various ways.

To learn more about each text structure, click the links below.