Fiction or Nonfiction
Types of Print
Features
Features 2
Feature 3

100

The Three Little Pigs
What is fiction.

100

When the author puts a line under a specific word or phrase.
What is to underline.

100

Feature that help us learn where things are located in the world.
What is a map.

100

Feature that shows us exactly what something looks like. Not a drawing.
What is a photograph.

100

Feature that occurs on either the side or in a box to give you more information.
What are insets and sidebars.

200

A biography about the life of President Obama
What is nonfiction.

200

When a word or phrase has darker and thicker font.
What is bold.

200

When the letters of the text are darker and thicker it's called
BOLD text

200

The number at the bottom of the page is called.
Page number

200

Feature that lists important dates in chronological order.
What is a timeline.

300

A book about bears describing different types of bears, where they live, and what food they eat.
What is nonfiction.

300

How do we know what book we are reading? We should read the...
What is the title.

300

Feature that helps the reader understand the definitions of important words.
What is a glossary.

300

Words under a picture that tells you about about the picture.
What are captions.

300

The MAIN IDEA is....
What the STORY is mostly ABOUT!!

400

A story about a girl who can talk to animals.
What is fiction.

400

When the words are slanted.
What is italics.

400

Feature that tell the main topics and sections of the book and what pages they are on.
What is the table of contents.

400

You might find this at the beginning of a new section, set apart from other text, and in BOLD text.
What are chapters and headings.

400

These help you NAVIGATE through a nonfiction text.
What is a nonfiction text feature.

500

An article in a newspaper giving the results of the Bruins game.
What is nonfiction.

500

A nonfiction text is true and ______________!
Factual

500

Feature that is an alphabetical listing of items covered in the book and their page numbers.
What is the index.

500

Features that helps the reader see what something looks like on the inside.
What are cutaways or cross-sections.

500

Words in BOLD text tell us...
That we can find that word in the glossary for the definition.