The term “text structure” refers to how information is organized in a passage.
Chronological: information in the passage is organized in order of time.
Chrono = time
Logic = Order
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast: two or more things are described. There similarities and differences are discussed.
Some signal words that may indicate that the text is written using the compare and contrast organizational pattern: like, unlike, both, neither, similar, and different.