A) Harry Potter series B) Newspaper C) The Box Car children series
A) Something that stands out and helps you understand the text B) The first page of a non-fiction book C) The color of a non-fiction book
A) West Middle School B) West Middle School C) West Middle School
A) At the beginning of a book B) At the end of a book C) At the bottom of each page
A) An index B) A word in the book C) A person that helps write the book
Step 1Step 3Step 2 A) A table B) A diagram C) A graph
Make the pages look different than fiction books Help you understand the text Give you visuals of the information in the text Show you ways to compare information in the text Create new understandings Provide additional information
TITLE OR HEADINGSUBTITLE OR SUBHEADING Shows the main idea in short form Shows a major idea within a title or subheading. You always have more than one
TABLE OF CONTENTGLOSSARY Shows the page and section where you can find the important points of the book. It shows titles and subtitles. Page iii, iv On the back of the book, it shows the definition of key words in the text. Page 713
INDEXINFORMATION BOX On the back of the book, it shows where you can find certain words or topics in the book. Example on page 727 Small box found within the body of the text, it tells important information related to the text. Did you know… Interesting facts Example pg 429, 366
BOLD/ITALICS/HIGHLIGHTED MAPS Vocabulary words that stand out and are important to the text. Bold Highlighted Italics Underlined Show the important location and places mentioned in the text.
LABELSTABLES/CHARTS Tells you the name of the part shown in a picture, diagram, or photograph. Show information related to the text in an organized way. Example on page 132, 307, 646 Ocean
DIAGRAMS/GRAPHSCLOSE UP Show information in the text in a different layout so you can compare or trace. Page 367, 347 Show a small part in a larger view. Example pages 106 and 143
PICTUREPHOTOGRAPHS Visuals of the information in the text. Illustrations that are not photos. Visuals of the information in the text, photos taken that show real images.
CAPTIONPARENTHESIS Gives information about a picture or photograph. After a word, give more information about the word. For example, how to pronounce, sound out, separate into syllables, definition, etc.) Onomatopoeias (words that sound like their meaning) are playfully used in the poem. School bus rules are very important to follow.
In your Science book, Chapter 9 Use your “Scavenger Hunt” sheet to find nonfiction text features. There could be 16 different features. When finished, pick the feature that helped you understand the text the most and convince a peer that you picked the best feature.
Jobs Time Keepers: Make sure your group is using time wisely. Create pictures to help the reader visualize text. Readers: Read aloud text, discuss main points. Recorders: Write the Table of Contents. Discussion Managers: Make sure your group is on task and focused. Also help illustrate the content.
Each square is a page Write a short phrase for each paragraph Unit title Titles Multiple subtitles Create a border that reflects the topic Main topics: Native Americans Hispanic Americans Asian Americans African Americans