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  • Text structures and supports are consistent features of text used by the author to cue the reader during reading. When these supports are dependable – in that they give consistent, appropriate, and meaningful cues to the reader – we call the text “considerate”. Three broad categories – conventions of text, genre, and print.

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  • Nonfiction and Informational Literacy ELM 335
  • Prereading strategy
    • Previewing Text
    • Should you start with the first word and read to the end?
    • Important to understand text organization
    • Importance of previewing text
  • Previewing Text
    • Grab a book
    • Preview text and pictures to get an idea of the story
    • Organize information in your minds
    • Predict questions that might be answered
    • Try to answer them before reading
    • Read to answer questions
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • The majority of texts that young readers read are fictional
    • 2 nd -3 rd grade – more non-fiction
    • Different organizational style
    • Understanding organization helps comprehension
  • Text Structures and Supports
    • What they are
    • The reason for teaching them…
    • How to teach
    • Try it in pairs!
  • Text Structure and Supports Diagrams/ illustrations Legends/keys Para/sentences letters Punctuation 1 st /last para stories White space headings Text books italics subheadings Fairy tales Bold Titles GENRE PRINT TEXT
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Five kinds of non-fiction text structures
    • Description
    • Sequence
    • Comparison
    • Cause-effect
    • Problem-solution
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Description
    • The author list characteristics, features, examples to describe a subject
    • Clue words: for example, characteristics
  • Mapping Descriptive Passages
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Sequence
    • The author list events in chronological or numerical order
    • Clue words: first, second, next, then, finally
  • Sequence Graphic Organizer
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Comparison
    • The author explains how things are alike or different
    • Clue words: different, in contrast, same as, on the other hand
  • Comparison Graphic Organizer
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Cause and Effect
    • The author explains a cause and resulting effect
    • Clue words: reasons why, if…then, as a result, therefore, because
  • Cause and Effect
  • Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure
    • Problem and Solution
    • The author describes a problem and lists solutions
    • Clue words: the problem is, solved, the dilemma is
  • Problem and Solution
  • Try this…
    • Identify the type of non-fiction story that you have
    • What graphic organizer would you use?
    • Do you think it would work well with your book?
  • Technology and Informational Literacy
    • New potentials (skills) to literacy tasks
    • Central to full civic, economic, and personal participation in global economy
    • Deictic – regularly changing
      • Point: Most important how to continuously use new literacies
    • Multiple, multimodal, multifaceted
  • 5 Aspects of Comprehension On-Line/Tech
    • Identifying important questions
    • Locating information
    • Analysis
    • Synthesis
    • Communicate