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Text Structures Slide Deck

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PowerPoint | 23 pages | Grades: 3 - 5

An editable text structure instructional slide deck to use when teaching text structures to your students.

Teach Text Structure Using Google Slides

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

The presentation describes each structure and provides visuals and key terms commonly used. The Google Slide Deck 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!

What Are the Different Types of Text Structure?

The types of text structure taught in these text structure teaching slides 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 Text Structure Sorting Activity link to use at the end of the lesson. Click on the link below to download.

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Text Structures Sorting Activity

A set of 24 text structure cards to use in a sorting or scoot activity.

Teach Starter Publishing6 pagesGrades: 3 - 5

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