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Identifying Overall Structure of Text

English Language Arts, Grade 5

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Signal Words for Description or List: such as, in addition, characteristics are, for example, for instance, include, most important, in front, beside, near, specifically, to illustrate, another, futhermore, also, to begin with Signal Words for Cause and Effect: because, since, consequently, to… so, if… then, nevertheless, accordingly, because of, as a result of, in order to, may be due to, yet, for this reason, not only… but, also Signal Words for Problem and Solution: problem, the question is, a solution, one answer is Signal Words for Sequence or Time Order: first, second, third, before, not long after, during, after that, next, finally, at the same time, then, in the beginning, in the middle, at the end, initially Signal Words for Compare and Contrast: different from, same as, similar to, as opposed to, instead of, although, however, compared with, as well as, either…or, but, on the other hand, unless COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4363 How do readers compare and contrast the overall structure of two texts?
Signal Words for Description or List: Signal Words for Cause and Effect: Signal Words for Problem and Solution: Signal Words for Sequence or Time Order: Signal Words for Compare and Contrast: Name of texts: ____________________________________________ COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4363 Can you compare and contrast the overall structure of two texts?