Analyzing Text Structure is an analytical reading strategy that readers use to examine text structure; that is, they study how ideas are organized and how that organization contributes to the meaning of a text. Students should learn to analyze text structure in order to gain a deeper understanding of the ideas in a text. Analyzing Text Structure is also a useful strategy for teaching students how to write organized, well-constructed arguments. When students study the choices authors make, they can begin to mimic those choices in their own writing.

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