Did you know that a nonfiction book has different features (keys) to help you gather information and satisfy your curiosity? Some features are visual keys such as a map, a graph, and a photograph. Other features are informational and organizational keys such as captions, charts, sidebar, appendix, index, and the table of contents.
Visual Keys: These nonfiction keys help you get more information with your eyes. They show you the information. (close-up, comparison, cutaway, font, graph, map, photograph, timeline)
Informationa Keys: These nonfiction keys help you get information through written facts. They tell you information. (captions, chart, diagram, label, sidebar)
Organizatinal Keys: These nonfiction keys organize visual and informational keys into ways that help you locate information. (appendix, bibliography, glossary, index, table of contents)
To learn more about nonfiction features please click on Non-fiction Keys. You may use these cards to play nonfiction concentration. Happy Learning!
Miller, Pat. “Keys to True Books.” Stretchy Library Lessons: Library Skills. Fort Atkinson, WI: Upstart, 2003. 58. Print.