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Copy of Text Features
Transcript of Copy of Text Features
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.
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.
Key or Legend
A reference in a map, book, picture, etc.
a set of data arranged in rows & columns
A visual representation of a person, place.
thing or event.
A drawing that reprsents a person, place or thing.
Represent a new section in a text, they are used to organize a paper.
Subheadings expand on a heading
they are also used to organize a paper.
a short sentence around a picture, that explains what's happening in the picture
a short, often boxed, set of text printed alongside a longer article that offers additional information.
a list with the order expressed by numbers
A list with symbols before it
Table Of Contents
A list of chapters or sections & page numbers in a text.
an alphabetical list of words and definitions
for a specific text.
A listing of topics and words in a book, arranged in alphabetical order
The notes at the bottom of the page, that tells denotations
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.
A typeface that stands out by being a little slanted
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?
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.
3 bold words
Chart/Graph (title, pg. #)
Picture (title, pg. #)
Headings (title, pg. #)
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. #)
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.