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Text Features

Identify, in print and nonprint  text features such as: titles, headings, captions, illustrations, graphs, charts, diagrams, bold-faced print, italics, headings, subheadings, numberings, maps, icons, pull down menus, captions, illustrations, diagrams, key word searches, introduction, bibliography, prologue, footnotes, preface, afterword, sidebars, etc. - to verify, support or clarify meaning.

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Ages: 13 - 18
Text Features - Strategy to Increase Comprehension
From authorstream.com, produced by Shannon Schoelzel
When students learn what text features are and how to use them, they are able to easily navigate through textbooks and understand the concepts. This nine slide powerpoint uses examples from textbooks to hightlight different text features - print feat... [more]
June 13, 2010 at 06:54 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Using Text Features to Understand Nonfiction Text
From authorstream.com
This slideshow (16 slides) is used to describe nonfiction text features and how they can be used to improve comprehension.  Each slide includes a question that the student can answer by using the information on the page.  A second click shows the ans... [more]
June 13, 2010 at 08:58 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
Non-Fiction Text Features
From edublogs.org, produced by Mr. Salsish's Third-Grade Class
Mr. Salsich's class produced a video about the text features in non-fiction text that help readers understand the information in the text. A slide shows an example of a text feature as students explain how the text feature helps them understand.  Hea... [more]
June 13, 2010 at 07:07 PM
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Ages: 6 - 11
Understanding Story Elements - Who, What, Where
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Entara Limited
A good story includes who the story is about (the characters), what it is about (the plot) and where it takes place (the setting). A storyteller can create any story with these building blocks. As readers, when we can identify these elements in a sto... [more]
April 3, 2012 at 11:28 PM
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Ages: 5 - 8
Non-Fiction Fun: Identifying the Features of Non-Fiction Books
From YouTube, produced by www.LitDiet.org
In this video, students discuss features of non-fiction texts and practice identifying them in a variety of books they read.  The teacher explains features of two different books about mice and they create a joint list of text features together.  Thi... [more]
August 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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Ages: 8 - 12
Introduction to Text Features
From SchoolTube, produced by Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow
Text features are the traffic signs found in informational text.  Index and table of contents are highlighted.   (2.42)
June 13, 2010 at 06:45 PM
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Ages: 5 - 8
Science Text Features
From vimeo.com, produced by Eli Van Noppen
In this classroom video, the teacher shows students how to use text features such as: pictures, captions, and headings.  (06:36) NOTE: sometimes the students' voices are inaudible
August 19, 2012 at 03:36 PM
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