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Parts of Informational Text

This game will help students become more familiar with features of informational text.

AB
ReportDescribes a subject factually.
TitleGives reader a clue as to what the article is about
HeadingsTells the reader what to expect.
SubheadingsUse to skim and scan for the information the reader needs to know.
Bold wordsImportant text the reader should pay attention to.
captionsText that explains a picture.
PhotographsShows details of what subject looks like.
IndexLists subjects in abc order so that a reader can easily find a specific topic or word.
Diagram or cut-awayShows detail that might not ordinarily be seen.
LabelsHelps the reader identify specific parts
GlossaryDefines key words in text
MapsTells the reader where things live or are located
ChartTable or list that shows additional information about the subject.

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