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Informational Text Terms

main idea stated in a single sentence topic sentence
special words that show how ideas or sentences are related transitions
sentences that add details about the main idea supporting details
restates the main idea at the end of a paragraph concluding sentence
big idea of a paragraph main idea
grouping related ideas in a way that makes sense logical order
a series of sentences that develop a single idea or topic paragraph
a comment that explains a picture caption
a picture illustration
the reason something happens and the result cause and effect
arranging items into groups based on similarities classification
a small "dictionary" at the back of some books glossary
an alphabetical listing of subjects in a book along with page numbers on which the information is located index
a tool that illustrates and organizes ideas graphic organizer
Created by: sashort