I can use text structure to understand the story. Authors use text structure to organize information in a nonfiction text. Sequence is one kind of text structure. Authors who use sequence to present information in time order and use words that signal time. (years, dates, first, next, then, last, after)
What is a word to signal the beginning of a sequence?
Which word can be used to signal the next step in a sequence?
But most came looking for ____ in California in the mid-1800s.
Let's choral read "Culture and Adapting"
What happened first in 1848?
Let's insert read "Sharing Skills"
What region of the U.S. did they find gold in?
Brain break! Draw what was built from 1863 to 1869. 🚂
How do you know that the information in the text is presented in time order?
- The author used sequence
- The author used cause and effect
- The author used problem and solution
What is your fluency goal today?
- Phrasing & Punctuation
Did you make progress with your fluency today?