THE LANGUAGE ARTS MAGAZINE Name: Date: “The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold,” pages 4-9 November 2016 THE LANGUAGE ARTS MAGAZINE 2016 BY SCHOLASTIC INC.

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  • Text structure is the term for how an author organizes information. Authors use different text structures to achieve different purposes, and one piece of writing often has multiple text structures.

    Exploring Text Structures

    1. The author uses description in the first section of The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold. What is the author describing?

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    2. A. Circle the text structure used in the section The Truth About Pirates.

    sequence of events compare and contrast

    B. Explain how you know, using evidence from the text.

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    Name: ___________________________________________________ Date: ________________________

    Core Skills Workout: Text StructuresNONFICTION: The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold, pages 4-9

    November 2016

    THE LANGUAGE ARTS MAGAZINE

    2016 BY SCHOLASTIC INC. TEACHERS MAY PROJECT OR MAKE COPIES OF THIS PAGE TO DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS.

    Description or ListIncludes details to help you picture or get to know a person, a place, a thing, or an idea

    Cause and EffectExplains why something happened (cause) and what happened as a result (effect)

    Problem and SolutionPresents a problem and explains how it is solved

    Compare and ContrastPresents the similarities and/or differences between two items, such as a pair of events, time periods, ideas, or places

    Sequence of EventsDescribes events in the order in which they happen (also called chronological order)

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    Directions: Common text structures are listed in the boxes on the right. Use the information in these boxes to help you answer the questions below about the text structures in The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold.

  • 3. A. In the section X Marks the Spot, the author describes Cliffords search for the Whydah. What text structure is used in this section?

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    B. Explain how you know, using evidence from the text.

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    4. F ill in the empty boxes below to identify the cause-effect relationships in the article.

    Core Skills Workout: Text StructuresNONFICTION: The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold, pages 4-9

    November 2016

    2016 BY SCHOLASTIC INC. TEACHERS MAY PROJECT OR MAKE COPIES OF THIS PAGE TO DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS. PAGE 2 OF 2

    CAUSE

    Bellamy takes a detour to Cape Cod and gets

    stuck in a storm.

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    When Clifford was just a boy, his uncle Bill told him about the Whydah and the pirate treasure

    onboard.

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    EFFECT EFFECT EFFECT

    The diver Clifford sent into the water found parts of the Whydah.

    L: name: date: dhsdd: 456767g:

    1: Button 1A: Button 1B: Line 1: Line 2:

    ad000: ad0: ad0s: ad0sdfc000: ad0000:

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