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Expository Text Structure. Problem Solution Cause Effect Descriptive Sequence Chronology Compare/Contrast. Cause and Effect . Two ideas interact with each other . One is the cause and the other is the effect. . Oil tankers are used to transport oil, and oil spills into the ocean.

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Expository text structure

Expository Text Structure

Problem Solution

Cause Effect

Descriptive

Sequence

Chronology

Compare/Contrast


Expository text structure

Cause and Effect

Two ideas interact with each other . One is the cause and the other is the effect.

Oil tankers are used to transport oil, and oil spills into the ocean.

  • Examples

  • Environmental disasters

  • Natural disasters

People rely on oil for many every day needs.

Animals and plants become coated with oil.


Expository text structure

Cause/Effect Graphic Organizer for Writing

  • Signal Words:

  • Reasons why

  • If…then

  • As a result

  • Therefore

  • Because


Expository text structure

Problem Solution

The writer states a problem or poses a question that is followed by a solution.

The Nashua River begins as a pristine river surrounded by forests.

Europeans arrive, the wilderness turns into farms and later into cities. Paper mills, runoff, and wastewater pollute the river.

A campaign is started to clean up the river, and although the river is never as clean as it once was, it is now much cleaner.


Expository text structure

  • Signal words:

  • Problem is..

  • Dilemma is…

  • Puzzle is…

  • Solved

  • Question

  • Answer

  • Because

  • Since

  • This led to

Problem and Solution Organizer for Writing


Expository text structure

Descriptive

The author describes a topic by listing characteristics, features, and examples

  • Signal Words:

  • For example

  • For instance

  • Specifically

  • Characteristics are

  • Such as

  • Looks like

  • In addition


Expository text structure

Presents information that occurs in a series or in steps such as the growth of living organisms or a recipe

Sequence


Expository text structure

Sequence Text Structure Graphic Organizers for Pre-Writing

Signal Words

FirstNextThenFinally

Flow Chart

Use Flow charts for steps in directions or life cycles, for example.


Expository text structure

Chronology

Timelines

Use a timeline for biographies or other time chronologies


Expository text structure

Compare/Contrast

Signal Words

Same as similaralike as well aseitherbothdifferent from


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