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Chapter 2: Expository Texts

classify to arrange information into categories
details words and phrases that give information
main idea what a book, chapter or paragraph is mostly about
stated explained in words
survey to scan
topic sentence the sentence in which the main idea of a paragraph is stated
byline a line telling who wrote an article in a newspaper or magazine
caption the words underneath a visual, such as a photograph or an illustration
graph a visual that shows or compares information
heading a text feature that states an important idea or main topic of a section of text
legend the key in a graph, chart or map that helps readers understand what is shown
visual information in the form of a photograph, illustration, chart or graph
consumers someone who buys things
diagram a drawing used to represent an idea or concept
process a series of actions for doing something
regulations rules
technical belonging to a specialized area
Created by: rcaldwell1