Parts of a book and Text Features 5th grade

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Title

the name of a book, poem, picture, piece of music or the like.

Heading

a title or caption of a page, chapter, etc.

Subheading

a title or heading of a subdivision, as in a chapter, essay, or newspaper article.

Illustrations

something that illustrates, as a picture ina book or magazine.

Captions

a title or explanation for a picture or illustration, exp. in a magazine.

Charts

a sheet exhibiting information in a tabular form.

Graphs

a diagram representing a system of connections or interrelations among two or more things by a number of distinctive dots, lines, bars, etc.

Bold-faced print

type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.

Italics

a style of printing in which the letters slope to the right. Used for emphasis

Author

the person that wrote the book.

Illustrator

the person that draws the pictures in a book.

Publisher

the person/company that prints and publishes books, magazines, etc.

Table of Contents

a list of division (chapters/articles) and the pages on which they start.

Appendix

supplementary material at the end of a book, article, document or other text. Usually of an explanatory, statistical or bibliographic nature.

Glossary

a list of specialized words with their definitions.

Index

a sequential arrangement of materials, exp. in alphabetical or numerical order.

Text

the main body of matter in a manuscript, book, newspaper, etc.

Title Page

the page at the beginning of a book that lists the title of the book, author, publisher, etc.

Dictionary

a reference book containing an alphabetical list of information. Usually includes meaning, pronunciation, and etymelogy.

Glossary

a list of specialized words with their definitions.

Guide Words

a word printed at the top of a page in a dictionary.

Thesaurus

a dictionary of synonyms and anonyms.

Atlas

a bound collection of maps.

Almanac

an annual reference book of useful and interesting facts relating to countries of the world, sports, entertainment, etc.

Encyclopedia

a book or a set of books containing articles on avarious topics, usually in ABC arrangement of all aspects of a subject.

Footnotes

an explanatory or documenting note or comment at the bottom of a page, referring to a specific part of the text on the page.

Diagrams

a figure, usually consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorm, mathmatical demonstration, etc.

Maps

a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according to some convention of representation.

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