Nonfiction Text Features
help us to understand the text better.
identifies the topic of the text/tells what the text will be about.
divide the text into sections & explain what the sections will be about.
help the reader quickly search for information
Which of these tells you what the text will be about?
This divides the text into sections and tells the reader what the section will be about
This helps the reader find information more easily
show what something actually looks like (taken with a camera)
also show what something looks like, but they are drawn by artists.
explain what a photograph or illustration is about
What is the difference between a photograph and an illustration?
shows what words are important or what words can be found in the glossary.
tells the definition of some of the words found in a text.
The Side Bar (also called the Fact Box)
gives interesting facts or extra information about a topic.
How many new non-fiction text features did you learn?