Title A good title gives you a clue about the main topic of the text. The title of this story is Polar Bears. Is this a good title for this text? Why or why not? What would be another good title?
Table of Contents Table of contents tells you where to find specific information. What page should I turn to if I want to know what polar bears eat? How would a table of contents help me when I’m reading?
Headings Headings tell you what that specific section is about. Based on the heading, what information would we find in this section?
Photographs Show you what the object looks like in real life. What is the purpose of this picture?
Captions Captions tell you about the picture. Look at picture #5. Why are the people in the buggies?
Glossary A glossary is found at the end of the book and tells you what words mean. What is a cub?
What am I? I give you a clue about the main idea of the text. I am a… I help you see what something looks like. I am a…
What am I? I am at the end of the book and tell you what something means. I am the… Look at me when you want to find your information quickly. I am the…
What am I? Read me to find out what a part of the text is about. I am a… I explain photographs. I am a…
Photographs come from National Geographic Reader: Polar Bears By Laura Marsh