22 Other Types of PrintThere are numerous ways an author can use fonts and effects to draw a reader’s attention to something important. The writer may use titles, headings, boldface print, color print, italics, bullets, captions, and labels. These all signal importance in text. Think of them as red flags.
23 Close-ups help the reader see details in something small.
37 Cue Words and PhrasesNonfiction writing often includes text clues that signal importance. Signal words, like stop signs, warn readers to halt and pay attention.Writers choose phrases such as for example, for instance, in fact, in conclusion, most important, but, therefore, on the other hand,and such as so that readerstake note.
38 The next time you pick-up a newspaper, read an article on the internet, or flip through your favorite magazine, look for all of the characteristics of nonfiction text. I think you will be surprised how many you will find in just one book or article!