3rd Grade-Nonfiction Text Features Study Guide
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The brief description that goes with an illustration or photograph. It is found underneath or next to the picture.
A line of writing that tells the reader what the next section of text below it is about.
Organizes information for the reader and helps the reader compare information.
Found on the front cover of a book and tells the reader what the book is about.
A drawing that helps the reader understand the parts of something or how something works.
A list of topics in the book arranged in alphabetical order with the number of all of the pages on which the topic is mentioned.
Helps the reader understand where a place is located.
Detailed, additional information related to the topic set apart from the rest of the text by lines, boxes or use of color. It is usually located at the side of the page.
A dark black dot used to identify items in the list; it is used to organize information.
a drawing to show the reader exactly what something looks like.
a picture of something taken with a camera.
A list of keywords used in the book and their definitions. It is at the end of the book.
A word printed darker than the rest of the text it calls attention to new and important words.
A diagram to help the reader understand information, it usually has numbers or bars to represent data.
Used to sequence events.
Tells the reader how to say a new word.
Slanted text that identifies new or important words.
A list of books that their authors used to gather information for a report.
Helps the reader "chunk" the text into smaller parts that are related to the heading.