Text Features
Titles/Subtitles
Visuals
Text
Miscellaneous

100

Help students understand non-fiction text.
What is text feature?

100

Tells the reader the topic/main idea of the text.
What is Title?

100

Give information in a visual way.
What is photographs and illustrations.

100

The style and color of the _______ sends the reader signals about how to read the content.
What is text?

100

Shows important events in the order that they happened.
What is timeline.

200

textbooks, magazine articles, newspapers, reports, web pages, and other nonfiction texts.
What is places text features are found?

200

Divides the text into sections.
What is subheading?

200

Explains what is shown in a picture or illustration.
What is caption?

200

Three ways to change text to make it more noticeable.
What is bold, color, italics, capitalization, underlining

200

Shows you exactly what something looks like.
What is picture?

300

Used to help locate information in the book and see how everything is organized.
What is table of contents?

300

Helps the reader to locate information in the text by telling them wehre to look.
What is Subheadings?

300

Drawings that show the basic shape of the land and other geographical, political, or historical features.
What is a map?

300

slanted writing
What is italics?

300

Helps readers understand by creating interest or emphasizing information. Located in a section separate from the text.
What is textbox?

400

Is an alphabetical listing of the key names, terms, events, and topics with page numbers.
What is index?

400

Helps the reader focus so he/she can make connections between what they already know and the text.
What is title?

400

A drawing that shows or explains how something works.
What is a diagram?

400

Change this to make information stand out.
What is color?

400

The word that means to make something stand out or make it bigger or to draw attention to something.
What is emphasize?

500

A list of key terms and definitions in alphabetical order.
What is Glossary?

500

The main idea of a newspaper article titled "Bank robbery suspect arrested."
What is a bank robber?

500

Organize large amounts of information in a small space.
What is a table?

500

Make text slightly bigger and darker so that it stands out.
What is bold?

500

What is the word that means to tell things in the order that they happened. (not timeline!)
What is chronological order?