Teaching Text Structures: Nonfiction, Expository & Description


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What is one way that learning about text structures can help students with reading comprehension?

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1. What is one strategy mentioned for teaching students about text structures?

2. Why is realia a useful teaching aid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo touches on key strategies, tools and benefits of teaching text structures, helping you make sure you're versed in core information on the subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions involving the following:

  • How learning about text structures can help students with reading comprehension
  • Methods of teaching text structures
  • Realia
  • The importance of teaching students key words for different text structures

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the approaches to teaching text structures to identify them in general and specific contexts
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important information from the lesson on how teaching text structures benefits student reading skills
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding using realia

Additional Learning

To learn more about the instruction of text structure, you can delve into the attached lesson, Teaching Text Structures: Nonfiction, Expository & Description. This lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance of comprehending text structure to interpretation and comprehension
  • Familiarize yourself with some activities to employ when dealing with nonfiction texts
  • Differentiate between expository and descriptive texts
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