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Before _________________, many steps must be completed. First, _________________________. Second,________________________. Third,________________________. After this, _________. Finally, __________________________________.
Sequence Text Structure
Here is how a __________ is made. First, _________. Next, __________. Then, __________. Finally, __________.
Time Order Text Structure
The events leading up to _______ were: First, _______________. Second, ___________. Third, ____________. Fourth, ___________. Finally, ___________.
______________is useful in many ways. For example, _______. Also, ______________. In addition, ____________. Finally, ___________________________.
Story Summary With One Character Included
Our story is about _________. _______ is an important character in our story. __________ tried to _________. The story ends with _________.
Important Idea or Plot
In this story, the problem starts when ____________. After that, _________. Next, ____________. Then, _________. The problem is finally resolved when ______________. The story ends with___________.
The story takes place _________. I know this because the author uses the words "_____________." Other clues that show when/where the story takes place are __________.
_________ is an important character in our story. ________ is important because ____________. Once s/he ________. Another time, _________. I think that _____ is ______ because _________.
_______ and ______ are two characters in our story. _____ is ______ while ______ is ________. For instance, _______ tries to ______ and _______ tries to _______. _______ learns a lesson when _________.
Basic Reaction Frame
I learned some interesting facts about ____________________ after reading the selection. First, ______________________________. Second, _____________________________________________. Third, __________________________________________. However, the most important thing I learned was _____________________________________________.
Reaction Frame Using Prior Knowledge
Although I already knew that __________________________, I learned some new facts about _____________________from reading the selection. For instance, I learned ________________________. I also learned that ________________________________. The thing I wanted to learn more about was _____________________.
Reaction From Requiring Revision of Knowledge
Before I read this selection I thought _______________________. After reading more about _______________, I found out ______________________. I also learned some other new facts about ____________. First, ___________________________. Second, ______________________________________. Finally, ________________________________________________.
____________________ and ______________________ are alike in many ways. First, both________________________________. Second, both ________________________________________. Finally, both _____________________________________________________.
____________________ differs from ____________________ in several ways. First, _______________is ______________, while __________is______________________________. Second, ______________is _________________ while ______________ is_____________. I think the easiest way to differentiate is the fact that ___________is___________and______is__________.
Problem-Solution Text Structure
________ had a problem because ______. Therefore, ____________. As a result, __________.
Cause/Effect Text Structure
_______, ________, _______ caused _______. The effect of ________, ________, and __________ is ________________.
Writing About a Magazine Article
The article was about ______________________________. Several interesting ideas I learned were _________________________. In my opinion, this article _____________________________.
Nonfiction Book Report
The book ____________________ by ___________________ is a wonderful way to learn about _____________________. From this book I learned four important facts about _____________________. First, __________________________________. Second, __________________________________. Third, ___________. Finally, ____________________________________. The book also tells about ________________________________. For example, did you know that _________________________________________? As a result of reading this book, I decided ___________________ because _______________________. I (would/would not) recommend this book to ____________________ because ____________________________________________.
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Compiled by: Araujo, Judith E., M.Ed., CAGS. "Structured Writing for Content Areas." Mrs. Judy Araujo, Reading Specialist. N.p., 24 June 2013. Web. <http://www.mrsjudyaraujo.com/structured-writing-for-content-areas/>.
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