Text Types
Vocabulary
Key Words
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What type of texts lists events in the order they occur?

Chronological

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What is a problem?

The issue in a text

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What are some chronological key words? 

first, next, then, last, second, third, before, finally, after, until, previously, the use of dates

100

Show the TPR for structure

put arms together as though building while saying aloud the word structure

200

What type of text looks at the similarities and differences in a text? 

Comparison

200

What does chronological mean?

The order in which events occur

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What are some compare/contrast key words?

however, different from, still, rather, but, similar to, compared with, yet, as well as

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What is your favorite type of text structure?

Answers will vary
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What type of text shows an event and the result of that event?

Cause/Effect 

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What does it mean to compare?

to look at the similarities and differences between two or more events, ideas, or concepts
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What are some problem/solution key words?

a problem, because, in order to, steps involved, may be due to, therefore, as a result, solve, since, leads/led to, a solution

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In chronological order, describe the steps to making toast. 

Remove bread from package, place slices in toaster on the desired heat. Then, take a plate from the cabinet and a knife from the silverware drawer, and your desired condiments from the fridge. Remove the toasted bread carefully from the toaster. Place the bread on the plate and then remove the desired amount of condiments from their containers and spread with the knife on the toasted bread. 

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What kind of text presents an issue and the answer to the issue?

Problem/Solution

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Define the word structure

the way a text is constructed/put together

400

What are some cause/effect key words?

if...then, for this reason, as a result, because, therefore, since, so, in order to, due, thus, consequently, leads to

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Define Main Idea 

what the text is mostly about

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Name two of the types of texts we've covered this week and give an example of each. 

Cause/Effect (The Night the Martians Landed)

Problem/Solution (30 Seconds of Fuel)

Chronological (30 Seconds of Fuel, Treating the Red Fox)

Comparison (Cartoons for GrownUps)

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What does the word implicit mean?

Not stated, must read  closely to determine

500

Bonus: Can you name some descriptive key words?

characteristics, such as, is like, to illustrate, including, also, specifically, it means, looks like

500

Name the radio broadcast we heard part of this week

War of the Worlds by Orson Wells

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