Internal Text Structure Types
Internal Text Structure Types
It is definied as the purpose of describing a procedure to someone and is meant to show a process of how something is created in a way.
Example: First, you pour the eggs into the pan and start to fry the eggs. In order to keep the egg in the pan, you would keep it balanced and not move the pan around. Next you wait and observe to see the texture of the egg. Once it is fried you would take it out of the pan and it is ready to eat!
Some key words relating to process would be: Begins with, in order to, first, next
Compare and Contrast
The definition of Compare and Contrast is when you are showing the differences and similarities between two seperate things.
Some key words related to this would be: however, but, not only...but also, either...or, while, although, vs., yet, similarly.
Example: Science or English? These two topics are definitely topics you all learn at school, but how are they different? English is more focused on grammar, spelling, punctuation, and reading. However, science is more related to proving things, and finding out how things work.
Generalization or Principle
This is defined as to talk about one topic and include general statements with supporting details. This is normally describing one whole group all together.
Some key words related to this topic would be: All, none, always, in fact.
Example: All humans will have to die one day.
Enumeration or Listing
Some key words relating to this topic would be: to begin with, most important, 1., 2. , 3.
This is defined as some events listed out but not put in a certain order.
Example: There are many different zoos arounf the world. You could first go see the reptile center. Or you could go to the aquarium. The zoo holds many cute animals in their habitats! If you love animals, just come to the zoo!
This is defined as something that describes the main problem and then explains the solution to the problem.
Some key words include: Solved, question, answer, because, since, thie led to.
One issue right now all around the world is plastic pollution. Factories are creating plastic everyday. Plastic takes 450 years to decompose and if we keep piling it up, our world will be filled with plastic. One helpful solution would be to recycle. Recycling is important because they will re use the plastic and conserve.
Cause and Effect
This is defined as a text structure that is trying to show the relationship between two or more facts, people or events. Normally, the event that occurs first is the cause.
Some example words for Cause and Effect would be: because, since, therefore, consequently, as a result, so that, if...then.
Example: People in the Chesapeake Bay have been overharvesting oysters so they can eat them. Oysters provide habitats for other organisms and also clean the water for the bay. Since people have been overharvesting oysters, there are very little today compared to back then.
This is defined as using supporting details to support one certain topic or purpous of text
Key words that relate to this would be: refers to, thus, in other words, equals, as defined by
Example: Soda has lots of calories in it and can often make the person who drank it gain weight. So much sogar is added into the one little bottle of liquid, which you may not think. Producers of soda also make it fizzy. They add in material into the drink which makes it easy for you to be addicted to the soda.
Sequential or Chronological
This is defined as the order of details and events in a time order.
A few key words relating the this would be first, next, later, after, now and when.
Example: In the beginning, people did not notice anything wrong, but then the smoke alarm went off. After that, people escaped the building to safety.