Identify and analyze the organizational structures of informational texts (e.g., chronological, sequential, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, problem-solution). 0601.6.7
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- Expository Organizational Patterns - information and examples of each type
- Ordering the Phrases - excellent interactive quiz - learn about the different stages of a presentation and to learn some phrases that tell your audience where you are in your presentation.
- Organized Speech Writing: Speech Structure - 7 part video lesson
- Patterns of Organization and Their Clue Words - handout - defines term with example word usage [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Principles of Organization - scroll to middle of page to get to this section; four broad principles
- Planning, Writing, and Completing Oral Presentations - a quiz with thirty multiple-choice questions and five essay questions
- Speech Organization - determine the most appropriate organizational pattern for a variety of extemporaneous topics
- Types of Organizational Patterns - explanations of the types of patterns of a speech
- Adverb Clauses: Cause and Effect Relationships - complete the statement to create a cause and effect
- Cause and Effect Transitions - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect.
- Cause and Effect - Quia Quiz
- Cause and Effect Activities and Quizzes - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Cause and Effect Diagrams - Lesson showing how to think through causes of a problem
- Cause and Effect Sheet - Read passage online and answer questions on paper
- Cause and Effect Lesson - explore some cause and effect situations using graphic organizers [This expired page comes from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Cause and Effect Pretest - Short passages to read, followed by questions, after taking the pretest try another Pre test [these expired pages are from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Cause and Effect quizzes - Quiz One | Quiz Two | Quiz Three | Quiz Four | Quiz Five
- Compare and Contrast Activities - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Compare and Contrast Lesson Plans - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Compare or Contrast? - Which is it? Read the sentence and decide whether you are comparing or contrasting
- Comparing and Contrasting Fables - apply literal, interpretive, and critical thinking skills to two versions of a fable. They will then draw a cartoon to illustrate the moral of one of the fables they read.
- Comparing and Contrasting: Picturing an Organizational Pattern - investigate picture books organized in comparison/contrast structures to discover methods of organization
- Compare/Contrast Online Activities - These activities help students read and write using compare and contrast. A good place to start would be "Help Lee Decide." After that, try "What Should Maria Do?"
- Enchanting Readers with Revisionist Fairy Tales - students will read three examples of literature in which common fairy tale themes are revised and then compare and contrast them thematically and in terms of form.
- Practice with Comparison and Contrast - lab activity to find and organize similarities and differences
- Test Tutor - compare and contrast practice
- Patterns of Organization and Their Clue Words- handout; defines term with example word usage [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Principles of Organization - scroll to middle of page to get to this section - four broad principles
- Planning, Writing, and Completing Oral Presentations - quiz with 30 multiple choice questions and 5 essay questions
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