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Copy of Text Features

Mrs.Trimble's ELA Class
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Maria Rendon

on 11 June 2014

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Transcript of Copy of Text Features

Charts & Graphs
Charts and graphs are a common way to relay data to readers. Authors use graphs to support their claim, research, etc.
A visual representation of a location.
Maps
Non-Fiction Text Features
The name of a literature or artistic piece. The title of a text can tell the reader a lot about what they are going to read.
Title
Text Features
Key or Legend
A reference in a map, book, picture, etc.
Table
a set of data arranged in rows & columns
Picture
A visual representation of a person, place.
thing or event.
Illustration
A drawing that reprsents a person, place or thing.
Headings/Subheadings
Represent a new section in a text, they are used to organize a paper.
Subheading
Subheadings expand on a heading
they are also used to organize a paper.
Caption
a short sentence around a picture, that explains what's happening in the picture
Sidebar
a short, often boxed, set of text printed alongside a longer article that offers additional information.
Numbered List
a list with the order expressed by numbers
Bulleted List
A list with symbols before it
Table Of Contents
A list of chapters or sections & page numbers in a text.
Glossary
an alphabetical list of words and definitions
for a specific text.
Index
A listing of topics and words in a book, arranged in alphabetical order
Footnotes
The notes at the bottom of the page, that tells denotations
Annotation
a note or reminder in the margin of text
Bold or Italics
A type of text that is thicker
or slanted to catch the readers eye.
Italics
A typeface that stands out by being a little slanted
Underline
A typeface that stands out by adding a line underneath the word
Text features are important because they help us to understand expository texts better.
Maps are commonly seen in what
kind of expository texts?
Your task:
Turn to the expository article
Like Black Smoke
on page 930 in your textbook. On a sheet of notebook paper, identify the following text features in the article.
Title
3 bold words
Chart/Graph (title, pg. #)
Picture (title, pg. #)
Headings (title, pg. #)
Map
Caption (pg. #)
NOW USE THE REST OF YOUR TEXTBOOK TO
FIND THE REST OF THESE TEXT FEATURES.
Index (pg. #)
Glossary (pg. #)
Table of Contents (pg. #)
Warm-Up: 1.29.14

There is a handout on the orange table. Use your to, too and two notes from yesterday. When you finish the handout, finish your final drafts.
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