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Text Features. Grade: 5 th Created by: Mrs. Pike. Print Features. Definition: Special ways in which the text information appears Examples: Bold print Color print Italics Underlining Font. Graphic Aids. Definition: Provides a visual representation of the text information Examples:

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Text features

Text Features

Grade: 5th

Created by: Mrs. Pike


Print features

Print Features

  • Definition: Special ways in which the text information appears

  • Examples:

    • Bold print

    • Color print

    • Italics

    • Underlining

    • Font


Graphic aids

Graphic Aids

  • Definition: Provides a visual representation of the text information

  • Examples:

    • Maps

    • Graphs

    • Charts

    • Tables

    • Illustrations/Drawings

    • Photographs

  • What type of graphic aids are the shown?


Informational aids

Informational Aids

  • Definition: Provides additional information beyond the main text

  • Examples:

    • Labels

    • Captions

    • Vocabulary

    • Numbered Steps

    • Boxed text

John Hancock signing The Constitution

  • Making a PB&J sandwich

  • Get out 2 pieces of bread

  • Place peanut butter on bread

  • Place jelly on bread

  • Eat your PB&J sandwich!


Organizational aids

Organizational Aids

  • Definition: Helps the reader see how the text is organized

  • Examples:

    • Title

    • Table of Contents

    • Headings

    • Subheadings

    • Glossaries

  • Can you identify the types of organizational aids shown?

Times of Change

The United States Turns Fifty

Lesson 3: Pyramids p. 30-32

Migrate: to move from one area to another


How do these text features help you better understand informational text

How do these text features help you better understand informational text?


Activity

Activity

  • Identify the text features in the Stopping a Toppling Tower article and explain their importance.


Pay attention to text features they ll help you understand what you re reading

Pay attention to text features!! They’ll help you understand what you’re reading.


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