Text Structures

 

Chronological Order or Sequence

The author provides events in an order or lists steps of a procedure. 

 

Cause & Effect

Cause- The REASON - WHY something happened

Effect- The RESULT - WHAT happened

Signal Words- because, so, since, as a result, if..., then, therefore, due to

 

Compare & Contrast

The author tells the similarities and differences about two or more topics.