A set of flashcards and paragraphs to use as a sorting activity.
Use this resource to assist students in identifying different organisational patterns, including:
- chronological order
- compare and contrast
- cause and effect
- problem and solution
- advantage and disadvantage
This resource includes a poster explaining text structure, 7 flashcards explaining the individual organisational patterns, and 28 paragraphs for students to sort.
Ways to use this resource:
- Print a set of paragraphs and flashcards on A3 paper to use as a sorting activity.
- Print a set of flashcards on A4 paper and put them into a reading center.
- Print a set of paragraphs and flashcards on A4 paper to use as a small group activity.
- Print a set of flashcards on A3 paper and display them in the classroom.
The flashcards and paragraphs are in separate downloads. Use the drop-down menu to choose the downloads you want.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language featuresElaborationsmaking connections between the text and students own experie...
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience and oth...
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience or oth...
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