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What parts of nonfiction text help us understand the information better? How do they help us organize our thoughts?
What are nonfiction conventions? LA 3.1 Use text features to predict content 3.4 Recognize features of nonfiction text 4.2 organize information using a variety of tools
Labels Labels help the reader identify a picture or photograph and its parts.
Photographs Photographs help the reader understand exactly what something looks like. Sabal Palm: Florida's State Tree
Captions Captions help the reader better understand a picture or photograph
Comparisons Comparisons help the reader understand the size of one thing by comparing it to the size of something familiar.
Cutaways Cutaways help the reader understand something by looking at it from the inside.
Maps help the reader understand where things are in the world. Maps
Types of print Types of print help the reader by signaling, "Look at me! I'm important!"
Close-Ups Close-ups help the reader see details in something small. Close up of blood vessel with cholesterol
Index is an alphabetical list of almost everything written in the text, with page numbers so you can find the information. Index
Glossary Glossary helps the reader understand key words that are in the text.
Table helps the reader understand the important information by listing it in a table or chart form. Table
Activity: Find an example of each of the nonfiction conventions and put them in your Nonfiction Convention Notebook.
Reading Informational Text
Dana Dukic KJS Library.
Informational Text Features
DETERMINING IMPORTANCE IN NONFICTION
Characteristics of Nonfiction Books
WHAT ARE TEXT FEATURES? TYPES OF INFORMATIONAL TEXT FEATURES
Understanding Text Features
What are they and what should you know about them?
N ONFICTION T EXT F EATURES Mrs. McNutt Mountain View ES 5 th grade.
CLASSROOM FEUD UNIT 2. What is the name for the part of a book that is a note to the reader about what is in the book?
R EADING NONFICTION. MOST NONFICTION BOOKS ARE ORGANIZED SO THAT IT IS EASY FOR READERS TO FIND INFORMATION.
Features of Informational Text. Print Features Guides readers through the patterns of organization of the text. Table of contents Index Glossary Preface.
Text Features Intensive Reading.
Taking A Closer Look at Non-Fiction Text
Elements of Non-Fiction. Titles Show the main idea of the text Gives a preview of what the reader is about to read Helps the reader make connections.
Analyzing Text Features National Geographic Reader: Polar Bears Author: Laura Marsh.
Text Features Information for this presentation is taken from the following source: Reader’s Handbook, A Student Guide to Reading and Learning by Great.
Text Features Information for this presentation is taken from the following source: ** Reader’s Handbook, A Student Guide to Reading and Learning by Great.
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