What do you know about text structures? 1/5/2019
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by Jessica Daily
| 12 Questions
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
“Castles were built for defense not for comfort. In spite of some books and movies that have made them attractive, castles were cold, dark, gloomy places to live. Rooms were small and not the least bit charming. Except for the great central hall or the kitchen, there were no fires to keep the rooms heated. Not only was there a lack of furniture, but what was there was uncomfortable.”
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
“There were several points in the fight for freedom of religion. One point was that religion and government should be kept apart, Americans did not want any form of a national church as that was the case in England. Americans made sure that no person would be denied his or her religious beliefs.”
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
“The sky rocketing price of oil in the 1970’s created a serious problem for many searching Americans. The oil companies responded to the high cost of purchasing oil by searching for new oil supplies. This resulted in new deposits being found in some Third World nations, such as Nigeria. Oil companies also began drilling for oil on the ocean floor, and scientists discovered ways to extract oil from a rock known as oil shale.”
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.

“The fire was started by sparks from a campfire left by a careless camper. Thousands of acres of important watershed burned before the fire was brought under control. As a result of the fire, tress and the grasslands on the slopes of the valley were gone. Smoking black stumps were all that remained of tall pines trees.”
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
“John F. Kennedy was the Democratic candidate for president when in October 1960 he first suggested there should be a Peace Corps. After he was elected, Kennedy asked his brother-in-law,
Sargeant Shriver, to help set up a Peace Corps. In March 1961, Kennedy gave an order to create the organization. It wasn’t until September that Congress approved the Peace Corps and
appropriated the money to run it for one year.”
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
Some people are allergic to bee stings and some are not.
Some people have very mild reactions to bee stings, such as
itching, and others have more serious reactions that include
problems breathing.
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
When a bee stings me, my skin swells.
When you swat at bees, they will sometimes sting.
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
When a bee stings you, first it hurts, then it itches.
Finally, the discomfort goes away.
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.
Bee stings hurt but removing the stinger eases the pain.
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Identify the text structure for the passage below.

Bee stings swell and itch.
The area of the sting turns red.
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