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Organizational Text Patterns What is structure?
Monday, December 2, 2013 In the Genre/Green section of your journal Write: Information Text: Then copy down these text features: Title – the name of a book, poem, picture, piece of music, etc. Heading – a title that names a section of the text Sub Heading - smaller heading or title in a book, chapter, newspaper, etc
Titles and Headings Example:Help The Readers… Identify the topic of the text. Understand the main idea of the text. Make connections between what you already know and the text. Headings Identify topics throughout the book/article as they skim and scan. Divide the text into sections.
Subheadings Example:Help The Readers… Navigate through sections of text. Understand the main idea of each section of the text. Locate information in the text by telling you where to look.
B.I.G. F.O.X. PRE - READING B = BOLD List any words or phrases that are in bold print. (Can be highlighted words too.) I = ITALICS List any words or phrases that are in italics. G = GRAPHICS Describe any graphics-photos, drawings, graphs, charts, maps, tables, etc.
B.I.G. F.O.X. DURING - READING F = FACTS List at least 5 facts found throughout the article. Remember to include some from the beginning, middle, and end. O = OPINIONS List any opinions found in the article.
B.I.G. F.O.X. AFTER - READING X = EXPLAIN In 2 – 3 sentences, eXplain the main point of the article.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Boldface - type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc. Italics - a style of printing types in which the letters usually slope to the right, looks like a manuscript hand, and used for emphasis, to separate different kinds of information, etc. Underlined - to mark with a line or lines underneath; to indicate the importance of; emphasize. Highlight – to color over words to emphasize or make prominent.
Bold Face, Italics, Underlined, Highlighted Example:Help The Readers… Identify the topic of the text. Understand the main idea of the text. Make connections between what you already know and the text. Important words Headings Identify topics throughout the book/article as they skim and scan. Divide the text into sections.
Sequence Describes items or events in order or tells the steps to follow to do something or make something. Signal Questions What items, events, or steps are listed? Do they have to happen in this order? Do they always happen in this order? Signal Words First Second Next Then Before After Finally Following Not long after Now Soon
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Graphs – a visual representation to connect tow or more things by a number of dots, lines, bars, etc Chart – a visual representation of information that is plotted out Tables – A visual representation of information in sequential form Maps – a visual represetnation of the features and areas of the Earth.
Graphs/ Charts/ Tables Example:Help The Readers… Organize large amounts of information in a small space. Understand relationships among and between information. Summarize and compare information.
Maps Example:Help The Readers… Understand where an event happens. Understand how far away an event took place
Graph (Line Graph)
Graph (Bar Graph)
Chart (Pie Chart)
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 In the interactive/blue section of your journal rewrite the following question in an answer format: Non Fiction – What is the main idea of your IR? Fiction – Summarize what you read today using SWBST.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 Photo – a picture produces from a camera, represents actual images Caption - a title or explanation for a picture or illustration Illustration – a drawn pictures that represents something Diagram - a drawing or plan that outlines and explains the parts, operation, etc., of something
Captions and Photos Example:Help The Readers… Understand what is shown in a photo or illustration. Understand information that may or may not be in the text. Present a visual representation of the text.
Illustration Example:Help The Readers… Understand information in a visual way. Understand the story. Understand an idea from the text that was unclear.
Diagram Example:Help The Readers… Understand a more detailed or simplified view of information. Understand steps, how objects are made, or information in the text.
Friday, December 6, 2013 Warm up – review the text features we have discussed this week. Text Features Quiz
Friday, December 6, 2013 In the interactive/blue section of your journal rewrite the following question in an answer format: Non Fiction – What is the main idea of your IR? Fiction – Summarize what you read today using SWBST.
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