Teaching Resource

Text Structures PowerPoint

Google Slides, PowerPoint | 23 pages|Grades: 3 - 5

An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching text structures to your students.

Use this presentation to teach your students about the different text structures authors use in their writing.

The presentation describes each structure and provides a visual and key terms commonly used. The PowerPoint offers built-in check-for-understanding slides, making it easy to see which students need extra support while keeping your students engaged throughout the presentation. It also ends with a link to a sorting activity, allowing your students to put their learning into action!

The types of text structure taught in this PowerPoint include:

  • Compare and Contrast
  • Problem and Solution
  • Cause and Effect
  • Sequence
  • Description.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the Google slides or PowerPoint version.


This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a teacher from Texas and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

This presentation includes the link for the Text Structure Sorting Activity to use at the end of the lesson. Click on the link below to download.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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