11 terms

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caption
text describing a picture, graph or chart
glossary
alphabetical list of key terms with definitions
index
alphabetical list of topics included in the book and their corresponding page numbers; found in the very back
table of contents
a list of the parts of a book or document; placed at the front of the book. It's organized in the order in which the parts appear
heading
tells the main idea of that section
bold faced type
dark letters indicating important information; reader must slow down and pay attention to these
italicized type
slanted letters indicating important information; reader must slow down and pay attention to these
sidebar
In informational text, boxed sections off to the side containing interesting, related information that can stand on its own.
table
an organized set of data or information.
map
a picture of a location that usually has a key and a distance scale.
labels
words that help identify a picture and its parts.