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Transcript of Non-fiction
January 18,2013 Do you Know Your Text Features?!? Do you Know Your Text Structures?!? Persuade- persuading you to buy a product. Organizational Aids Graphic Aids Informational Biography Autobiography Do You Know your text types?!? knowledge gained through study, communication, research, instruction, etc.
*Kola's Example:The Diary Of Anne Frank When someone writes about a persons life.
Example: Biography of Martin Luther King Help readers find important information
*Italics Represent information in some specific way
Example: *Diagram How-to Example: a how-to book on photography. giving or pertaining to basic instructions and directions to the person on the methods for doing or making something. Text Features-some text features you may find in nonfiction are: Print features, organizational aids, and graphic aids Print Features Guide readers through the patterns of organization
*table of contents a history of a person's life written or told by that person. What is Author's Purpose ? Text Structures:detailed description of something to give the reader a mental picture. Chronological Order Events leading to a cause, in order as they happened. Examples: The Ghost of The Past
*Future Sequencing order of succession
Examples:*a list of books in alphabetical sequence,
*shortest to tallest,
*least to greatest Compare/Contrast a written exercise about the similarities and differences between two or more people, places, or things
Example: *dog to a cat
*grass to gravel
*broom to a dust pan Description a statement, picture in words, or account that describes; descriptive representation. Example: describing the stolen dog, using immense details to describe the pickup truck. where you can find a solution to a problem.
Examples: being sick a solution is stay in bed, missing the bus a solution would be wake up earlier Problem/Solution Cause/Effect between actions or events such that one or more are the result of the other or others. Examples: The house catching on fire, the family is homeless; getting bad grades, repeating a grade; not doing you homework, the teacher yells. persuade, entertain, express ideas and feeling and inform. Entertain- Honey Boo Boo entertains you, and makes you want to watch the next episode. Expressing ideas and feelings- Honey Boo Boo expresses her feeling about shopping at walmart and target, and say even though they have a ton of money: she will still continue to shop only at target and walmart. Inform- a how to book on how to take great photos informs you on how to make them look great! Author's Perspective Authors perspective-the author's opinions and/or attitude about his or her topic. Examples: The authors opinion along with the characters opinion on Scrooge not liking Christmas isn't very good.
Example: The author thinks Scrooge is cheap.