2 Parts of a Book In the Front of the Book: Title page – page that states the title, author, illustrator, and publisher.Copyright page – states the publisher and year of publicationTable of Contents – list of the chapters and page numbers of eachWithin the Book:Footnotes – a number or symbol given by a word in the book, then at the bottom of the page, that symbol or number repeated with an explanation
3 Parts of a Book At the End of the Book: Index – list of all topics in the book with page numbers for eachAppendix – extra documents or information given at the end of the bookGlossary – list of vocabulary words and definitions that are found in the bookBibliography – list of sources that the author used when writing the book
4 Text FeaturesIllustrations – help the reader understand what something looks likePicturesDrawingsDiagramsMagnified imagesCaptions – an explanation of what an illustration is showing, located under or beside the illustration
5 Text FeaturesGraphic Aids – help the reader grasp information that may be used to compare/contrast, detail, or understand a concept.Bar graphs/Circle graphs/Line graphsCharts/ListsMapsFlow ChartsVenn Diagrams
6 Text FeaturesOrganizational Aids – used to organize information in the text to aid in the understanding of the material.Headings (biggest print other than the title)Subheadings (biggest print other than title & headings – divides the text into smaller sections)Bold print wordsWords in italics (used for emphasis)Colored wordsBulleted lists (like this one)
7 MCT2 Questions on Text Features & Parts of a Book Is this an appropriate title/heading for this section?Which of the following text features would be most helpful or give the most information about____?Where should one look to find ______?