Skill library: Text Structure
Welcome to the Storyworks Skill Library! Use the slideshow below to introduce what text structure is to your students. Then have them practice the skill on a story of their choice with our guided interactive activity.
Essential Question: How can understanding a text’s structure make it easier to read?
Top stories for teaching
NONFICTION The Volcano That Changed the World Two hundred years ago, an unknown volcano caused death and destruction around the world.
PAIRED TEXTS Rats: Ewww! / Rats: Awww! Pesky menace or beloved pets? Two very different views on rats!
NONFICTION The Pigeon Hero of World War I The incredible true story of Cher Ami, the bird that saved nearly 200 American soldiers during World War I
NONFICTION Trapped in a Cave When a youth soccer team got stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand, thousands of people raced against the clock to save them.
NONFICTION Night of the Grizzlies On a summer night in 1967, a tragedy in Glacier National Park would transform the way we care for wild places.
NONFICTION Summer of Terror The true story of the shark attacks of 1916