What are the text features in our textbook?. Activating Strategy. Let’s start by getting out your textbook. Pick an elbow partner. Talk for a few minutes about what you think you will find in your textbook. Find your elbow partner….
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The table of contents is found in the beginning of your textbook. It contains the unit headings, chapter titles, and the pages on which their text can be found. You can use the table of contents to help you locate the pages of specific topics and sections of your book.
Glossary Talk about how the glossary is set up and how you can use it.
You will find the glossary at the back of your textbook, before the index. The glossary lists and defines, in alphabetical order, each boldface key word that appears in the book. Many glossaries show the page number where each word can be found.
The index is found in the back of your textbook after the glossary. The index, in alphabetical order, lists the major topics and names of persons in the book and the page numbers you will find on the entries. It helps you find information quickly and easily.
Boldface words appear first at the start of a chapter or section and appear again in boldface within the text. These words relate to the main idea or concepts that are important to learn. It helps introduce you to new vocabulary that you will encounter as you read the chapter.
Photographs and illustrations help you collect information about a topic that the textbook does not describe in detail. They help you build prior knowledge by seeing concepts, details, ideas, and descriptions.