Informational Text Anchor Chart
PURPOSE: To give information about a topic or explain a concept, to communicate facts and information
1. Main Ideas are the topic's most important ideas.
2. Details support or tell more about main ideas.
3. Text features offer clues to main ideas.
1. Cause and effect
2. Compare and contrast
3. Problem and solution
4. Chronological or time order
1. Heading and subheadings
2. Table of Contents
4. Graphics (charts, diagrams, illustrations, tables, photographs
5. Boldface or italic type
6. Headings and Subheadings
1. because, as a result, required, improved, first, second, then, includes