Features of Nonfiction Texts

Seven features of nonfiction texts!

1. Captions

Captions explain pictures in a nonfiction text.


2. Index

An index tells the reader where to find certain topics in the book.


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3. Glossary

Glossary defines words in the text.


4. Photos

Photos show pictures of information in text.


5. Titles and Subtitles

Titles introduce new topics and subtitles give certain topics under that title.


6. Diagrams

A diagram can show different parts of subject.


7. Maps

A map shows locations related to topics.


Nonfiction is fun!