2 Non-Fiction BooksNon-Fiction books give the reader real facts and details about real people, places, and things.* Animals * Famous People* Communities * Famous Places* Countries * And Many More…This is different from a Fiction book that tells about make believe people, places and things.* A princess in a castle * A boy fighting a dragon* Talking animals * A genie in a bottle
3 Non-Fiction Text Features -Title Page-Table of Contents-Body or Main Text-Photographs-Glossary-IndexThere are many features in anon-fiction text that will help the reader better understand the topic you are reading and learning about.
4 Title Page Title- This tells us what we will be reading about. Author- The person or group of people who wrote the book or text.Publisher- This is the company that prints the copies of the books we readWhere published - This tells us where(the city or state) the book was published in.
5 TABLE OF CONTENTSThe table of contents tells us what chapter we can find specific information in and what page we should go to.This helps us understand the main idea of each chapter before reading it!Click here to see an example…
6 Amazing Aardvarks Table of Contents Chapter 1 What does an Aardvark look like? Page 3Chapter 2What does an Aardvark eat? Page 6Chapter 3What is an Aardvarks habitat? Page 10
7 Body or TextThis is the main, written section in the book you are reading. This gives you most of the information you need to learn about your topic.The body or text is organized into many different chapters.
8 Photographs & Captions Photographs help the reader visualize what the text is about.Captions are words under a picture that give the reader more information about the photograph.
9 Glossary You can find the glossary at the end of a non-fiction book A glossary includes the definitions of new or unfamiliar words that the author thinks you might have trouble with.In a glossary, the words are listed in ABC order to help you find them easier
10 IndexThis lists the names of important people and ideas for a quick reference.Page numbers are included to help you find information easier.
11 Non-Fiction Text Features -Title Page-Table of Contents-Body or Main Text-Photographs-Glossary-IndexThere are many features in anon-fiction text that will help the reader better understand the topic you are reading and learning about.