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7th Grade Text Feature Review

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name two text features:
2. Slide
60 seconds
Text Features
Text features are the elements of writing that help readers navigate a text and better understand its purpose. Text features include headings, charts, diagrams, captions, and tables. Using text features can help you better understand and remember the information you are reading!
3. Slide
60 seconds
text features
Font: The style of text used to present a written message.
Bold: Text that is thicker and darker than the surrounding text.
Italic: Text that is slanted to the right or left.
4. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
Text features can be used to make a text more appealing to readers: bolding, italicizing, and underlining words or phrases Text features can also be used to organize information and help readers locate specific information more easily: headings, subheadings, numbered lists, and bulleted lists Using different fonts, font sizes, and font colors in text can also be used to create text features and emphasize different ideas or sections of the text.
5. Open question
300 seconds
How can text features be used to help convey or share an author's message or information?
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw an example of a text feature and then personify the text feature.
7. Poll
60 seconds
What is the purpose of a title in a text?
  • To provide additional information
  • To indicate the author's name
  • To give the reader an idea of what the text is about
8. Poll
60 seconds
What are captions used for in a text?
  • To introduce new characters
  • To provide descriptions or explanations for images
  • To summarize the main points of the text
9. Poll
60 seconds
What does a table of contents help with?
  • Understanding the main idea of a text
  • Identifying key vocabulary words
  • Finding specific sections or chapters within a book or document
10. Poll
60 seconds
What are bullet points used for?
  • Highlighting important details within a paragraph
  • Presenting information in a concise and organized manner
  • Concluding a section or chapter
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the purpose of using headings and subheadings in an article?
  • Organizing information into different sections and making it easier to navigate
  • Creating suspense and intrigue for readers
  • Providing additional examples to support main ideas
12. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs or small groups: What is the purpose of using text features in a non-fiction text?
13. Slide
60 seconds
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