Understanding Informational Texts
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Understanding Informational Texts

Learn about informational texts and how they are used to provide factual information in a nonfiction format. Explore the different ways we encounter and seek out new information through various mediums like news shows, hobbies, research, and more.

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What is the main purpose of an informational text?

To inform the audience with factual information

How can an author help readers understand the main ideas of an informational text?

By employing organizational print features like a table of contents

Which of the following is NOT a type of informational text mentioned in the passage?

Novels

What is a key feature that helps identify an informational text?

<p>Having organizational features like a table of contents</p> Signup and view all the answers

Before reading an informational text, why is it suggested to skim through the table of contents?

<p>To see how the paper is organized and the order of main ideas</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT listed as an organizational print feature that guides main ideas?

<p>Epilogue</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one way authors connect ideas in an informational text?

<p>Through organizational print features</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of reading the preface or introduction before the main text?

<p>To get a preview of the author's reason for writing and the main goals of the paper</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why should you read the glossary before starting the main text?

<p>To get an idea of some of the important main ideas that will be included</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of headings and subheadings in a text?

<p>To connect the details to the main ideas and overall thesis</p> Signup and view all the answers

How can an author emphasize key words and ideas in a text?

<p>By using different fonts, such as bold, italics, or colors</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of sidebar lists in a text?

<p>To review the key ideas presented in a section or chapter</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a purpose of a chapter review at the end of a text?

<p>To introduce new information or concepts not covered in the chapter</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following would be an appropriate use of bold font in a paper about bears?

<p>To emphasize the different types of bears, such as <strong>polar bears</strong>, <strong>brown bears</strong>, and <strong>panda bears</strong></p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following would be an appropriate use of a sidebar in a paper about bears?

<p>To further explain the diet or survival strategies of a particular bear species</p> Signup and view all the answers

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