A is for A A uthor Notes- A note to readers about making the book.
B is for B B old Print- words with thick heavy lines. Brainy Bees Know Two from Three
C is for C C aptions- Information that is near a photograph or illustration that it tells. Honeybees have some basic numerical abilities, a new study found. They can recognize a pattern based only on the number of elements in it. For example, if the bees learn to recognize three blue dots, then later they can find three yellow stars, three yellow lemons or three purple blobs.
D is for D D iagrams- is a drawing of something to show its parts. Labels are often added to the diagram.
E is for E E ndpages- additional information that supports the book.
F is for F F onts- The way the typing looks. You will find words in bold and color print in books.
G is for G G lossary- A alphabetized list of special words in a book and their meanings.
H is for H H eadings- The title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning, as of a paragraph, letter, or chapter.
I is for I I ndex- An alphabetized list of key information including page numbers. This can be found at the end of a book.
J is for J J ust say it! A pronunciation guide is when the writer spells out the words phonetically, often in parentheses. This helps us say the word correctly. "The Gila (HE-la) Monster is a kind of lizard."
K is for K Map K ey- Helps the reader know how to interpret information on a map.
L is for L L abels- Helps the reader identify parts of a diagram.
M is for M M ap- Helps the reader understand where things are in the world.
N is for N N on-Fiction Text Features Helps readers better understand what they are reading about. Gives us extra information. Text features can be found in textbooks, magazine articles, reports, web pages, and other forms of non-fiction text.
O is for O ClOse Up- Helps the reader see details in something small.
P is for P P hotographs- Helps the reader better understand a picture or photograph.
Q is for Q Q uestion Format- Questions the author includes in the text for us to think about.
R is for R R eference pages- Helps the reader understand information in the book.
S is for S S idebars- Boxes of information to the side of the main text/column.
T is for T T able of Contents- Helps the reader identify key topics in the book in the order they are presented.
U is for U U nderline- Helps the reader understand that a word or words are important.
V is for V V erso Pages- In page layout, the verso pages are the even-numbered pages on the left side of a two-page spread.
W is for W DraWings- Helps the reader understand what something could have looked liked.
X is for X Appendi X - Additional information located at the end of a book.
Y is for Y Cutawa Y - Helps the reader understand something by looking at it from the inside.
Z is for Z ItaliciZed Words- Helps the reader understand that the word italicized is important.