Subheadings Divide the text into sections Tell the main idea of each section Bolded or different colors to focus attention Help readers locate information
Photos/Pictures Help give information in a visual way Help the reader better understand an idea Work together with the text to teach information Captions o Text that tells about a picture or photograph o Helps the reader better understand information that may not be in the text.
What would you write as the caption for the watermelon picture? What is a question you can ask yourself?
Diagrams Shows or explains something Has labels, text and captions to help the reader better understand the diagram Help the reader better understand how something is made, steps, or the information in the text
Text: Bold, Color, Italics The style or color of a word sends a message about how to read the text Important key words are bolded or in color, or both Italics help words in captions, pictures, titles, and text stand out Pay close attention to bold text, colored text, or italicized text