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1 Originally by Mrs. Fassold & Revised by Mrs. Yeager

2 What are “Text Features”? Text Features are ways authors make important information stand out, explain key words, or make some information easier to find for the reader. These include: TitleTable of Contents GraphsCharts Photograph or IllustrationsCaptions LabelBold or Italic print GlossaryIndex

3 A Table of Contents names __________ and ______ ___________. Table of Contents Where Frogs Live…………………..……………………..4 What Frogs Eat.…………… Hatch Day………………………………………………………13 Tadpole or Frog?…………………….……………….…..14 A New Life…….……………………………………………...17

4 A Table of Contents names chapters and ______ ___________. Table of Contents Where Frogs Live…………………..……………………..4 What Frogs Eat.…………… Hatch Day………………………………………………………13 Tadpole or Frog?…………………….……………….…..14 A New Life…….……………………………………………...17

5 A Table of Contents names chapters and page numbers. Table of Contents Where Frogs Live…………………..……………………..4 What Frogs Eat.…………… Hatch Day………………………………………………………13 Tadpole or Frog?…………………….……………….…..14 A New Life…….……………………………………………...17

6 On this page, “Statue of Liberty” is an example of a ______, while “The Two Sisters” is an example of a ______.

7 On this page, “Statue of Liberty” is an example of a title, while “The Two Sisters” is an example of a ______.

8 On this page, “Statue of Liberty” is an example of a title, while “The Two Sisters” is an example of a subtitle.

9 How many calories do you burn? Quick facts are sometimes organized into a ______. SportCalories Per Minute Jogging8 Basketball7 Soccer6 Walking3

10 How many calories do you burn? Quick facts are sometimes organized into a chart. SportCalories Per Minute Jogging8 Basketball7 Soccer6 Walking3

11 _________ can show trends or comparisons of information.

12 Graphs can show trends or comparisons of information.

13 _________ are real pictures and ___________ are drawings.

14 Photographs are real pictures and ___________ are drawings.

15 Photographs are real pictures and illustrations are drawings.

16 An explanation or description with a photograph or illustration is a _______. A seagull resting on a fence post.

17 An explanation or description with a photograph or illustration is a caption. A seagull resting on a fence post.

18 A ______ names a picture.

19 A label names a picture.

20 Type having thick dark lines is called _____ print.

21 Type having thick dark lines is called bold print.

22 A glossary gives ________ and ____ words. Glossary Desert—a place with very little rain. Electricity—energy that makes things such as lights and computers work. Energy—power that makes things work. Fuel—thing like wood or petrol that is used to make energy.

23 A glossary gives definitions and ____ words. Glossary Desert—a place with very little rain. Electricity—energy that makes things such as lights and computers work. Energy—power that makes things work. Fuel—thing like wood or petrol that is used to make energy.

24 A glossary gives definitions and key words. Glossary Desert—a place with very little rain. Electricity—energy that makes things such as lights and computers work. Energy—power that makes things work. Fuel—thing like wood or petrol that is used to make energy.

25 An index is organized __________ and gives ______ __________ for topics. A Animals 18-19, 21, 23 D Deserts 12, 14, 19, 30 Drought E Electricity 17, 30 Energy 17, 18, 30 F Fires 25 G Global Warming H Heat Wave P People 14-15, 16-17, 23

26 An index is organized alphabetically and gives ______ __________ for topics. A Animals 18-19, 21, 23 D Deserts 12, 14, 19, 30 Drought E Electricity 17, 30 Energy 17, 18, 30 F Fires 25 G Global Warming H Heat Wave P People 14-15, 16-17, 23

27 An index is organized alphabetically and gives page numbers for topics. A Animals 18-19, 21, 23 D Deserts 12, 14, 19, 30 Drought E Electricity 17, 30 Energy 17, 18, 30 F Fires 25 G Global Warming H Heat Wave P People 14-15, 16-17, 23

28 Now for the Challenge: Find examples of all of the text features. Record the text feature in your packet.


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