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Nonfiction Text Features Vocabulary List

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graph
show information in a visual way (circle, bar, pictograph, line)
caption
words near a picture that explain what it is or what the picture is about
diagram
a drawing that shows the parts of something
heading
tells the reader what the section is about
subheading
a more specific heading that describes a short section in the text
table of contents
gives the heading and beginning page number of each section in a book
index
an alphabetical listing of the subjects, people, and places found in the text
glossary
alphabetically lists important words from a book and gives a definition
timeline
a visual that helps the reader see important events in order
graphic organizer
a series of visual charts and tools used to represent and organize a student's knowledge or ideas

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