What are Text Features? A text that you are reading may include a map, chart, or graph. These are features of the text that help you understand the information in
the text more clearly. You may also see a map, chart, or graph by itself too. E.g., you may see a map in a park, which you can read to help figure out where you need to go. Read More...
The resources above cover the following skills:
Reading for All Purposes
Ideas found in a variety of informational texts need to be compared and understood. Students can:
Use Craft and Structure to:
Use informational text features (such as bold type, headings, graphic organizers, numbering schemes, glossary) and text structures to organize or categorize information, to answer questions, or to perform specific tasks.