Lists the major parts of the book along with their page numbers, helps readers to locate information in a book or magazine and see how everything is organized, located in the front of the book.
Help the reader understand information that may or may not be in the text, describes an illustration
Visual representation of facts and details
an alphabetical listing of the key names, terms, events, topics with page numbers, usually located in the back of the book.
Help the reader better understand the order of events and how one event may have led to another, show important events in chronological order
Tells the reader the topic of the text, helps the reader by letting them know what they are about to read.
helps you figure out the pronunciation of a word, key words are defined, generally found in the back of the book.
help the reader to locate information in the text, printed in large or bold print to make them stand out.
present information in a visual way, allow readers to have a visual of the topic
Why would a reader use a glossary when reading an informational text?
Why is the index easier to use when looking for a specific topic?
How does a caption help a reader understand an informational text?