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Nonfiction vocabula

Nonfiction features vocabulary

Realistic illustrations/real photographs Helps me understand exactly what something looks like.
Appendix An addition placed at the end of a book. It contains extra information.
Index An alphabetical list found in the back of the book. It lists the topics covered in the book, with page numbers where I can find what I need to know.
Charts, diagrams, and graphs A pictorial and mathematical representation of information. It is designed to clarify or give extra information.
Table of contents Helps me to know what topics are covered in the book and what order they will be found.
Map Helps the reader understand where things are in the world.
Close-ups Helps me see t,he details of something that is really small.
Labels Helps me to understand parts of a pic.true or photograph.
Glossary Works like a dictionary and contains definitions of words used in the book.
Parenthesis Helps me to understand how to sound out a difficult word or tells the same information in a different way.
Captions Helps me to understand the picture or photograph better.
Bold/italic print Helps me to understand that something is important. It screams, "look at me! I'm important!"
Cutaways Helps me to understand something by looking at it from the inside.
Time lines Helps me understand the order of events. Works like a flow map.
Comparisons Helps me to understand the size of one thing comparing it to the size of something I know.
Headings Also known as titles and may include subtitles. They highlight what will be included in a section.
Created by: cocorowe