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Features of Nonfiction Text Reference Sheet

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Pop this reference sheet into a reader's notebook or laminate and place in book bins

Encourage your students to use this reference sheet whenever they read nonfiction. This reference sheet provides readers with a visual example of each nonfiction text feature and a brief explanation of how the text feature is used, making it easier for your students to comprehend nonfiction. The reference sheet includes examples and explanations for the following features of nonfiction text:

  • Captions
  • Diagrams
  • Glossaries
  • Graphs
  • Headings
  • Indexes
  • Labels
  • Lists
  • Maps
  • Photographs
  • Subtitles
  • Tables of Contents
  • Timelines
  • Titles
  • Types of Print (bold face, italicized, underlined)

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