Hastings Tigers Non-fiction Text Features
Your personal experiences, what you already know.
dark letters indicating it is important information
text describing the contents of a picture, graph or chart
a story that is not true or is made up
a list of definitions for terms or important words used in a certain text
announces the topics that will be covered, a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
an alphabetical listing of topics and the page numbers where they can be found in a text. It is usually found in the back of the book.
text that is slanted to the right
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
information that is printed in the side margins of pages
a heading given to a smaller subsection within a larger piece of writing
table of contents
a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start. It is usually found in the front of the book.
the most important idea, what a piece of writing is mostly about
a piece of information that helps to support or explain the main idea