The structure of text is how text is "built."
Think about a Lego tower you are building. All of the decisions you make go into the structure of your building. You might decide:
If you think about it this way, when authors write text, they make these types of decisions too.
Below is the power point we used to discuss this idea in class on Tuesday, and the examples we used. You MUST become familiar with the different types of text structures before you can move on to the application of this concept.