Photographs and Illustrations
The author uses photographs and illustrations to help the readers see exactly what something looked like.
The author uses maps to show the reader where something is in the world.
Captions and Labels
Authors use captions and labels to help readers understand a picture.
Authors use introductions to help the readers understand what is happening in the text.
An author would put a heading in to show you the topic they are focusing on in that specific section.
An author would use a subheading to show readers what topic they are focusing on in a subsection.
Types of print
An author would use different types of print to show to pronounce something different or to show that it is a vocabulary word that you might find n the glossary.
An author would use a timeline to show when and what happened in chronological order.
An author would use this to show where they found their information.
Bullets, Asterisks, and Stars.
Authors use bullets, stars, and asterisks help readers easily identify information.
Inserts and Sidebars
An author would use inserts and sidebars to add more information on a specific topic.
Table of Contents
An author would put in a table of contents so the reader would know the general topics talked about in the book.
It helps readers find specific information in the text.
Diagrams and Cutaways
An author would use diagrams and cutaways to help the reader further understand information that was already presented in the text.
Charts and graphics
An author would use charts and graphics to help the reader visualize information in the text.
An author would put a a glossary to help readers define words in the text.