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
- Cause-and-Effect Writing Challenges Students - The cause-and-effect relationship is both a way of thinking and a format for writing. Teachers who emphasize cause-and-effect writing say that they are helping students learn to think critically as well as write cogently. Read what three experienced teachers have to say about this teaching approach, which can be used with students of all ages. This is an article from Education World magazine
- 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
- Ordering the Phrases - 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
- 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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