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|1.||background knowledge||Is information that the reader must learn through experience or
academics before they can understand the authors ideas, view
points, and perspectives. Your own experiences, what you already
Is thick printed words or dark bold letters indicating important contextual information or terms with denotations; the reader must use context clues to understand what the terms or phrases mean.
|3||Bibliography||is an acknowledgment of an authors work that was used to write
a new literary work; a short citation of the publications used by
the author to help the readers find more information.
|4||caption||A short explanation of a picture, graph, time-line, or data
table; the text description usually at the bottom of an
illustration or a graphic. Text describing the visual content.
|5||fiction||A made up story or literary work whose origins are created by
the imagination of the author and is not true or based on facts;
a story with imagined characters and events.
|6||glossary||A list of important terms, new words, difficult or specialized
words with their denotations / definitions, usually at the back of
a book; alphabetical list of key terms related to the text or
|7||heading||The headline, title, or subtitle, at the top or beginning of a
paragraph, letter, or chapter; announces the topics that will be
covered, a line of text telling what the passage is about.
|8||index||An alphabetized list of subjects or topics in a text book,
giving the corresponding page numbers on which each topic can be
found; a reference list of topics included in a book.
|9||italicized type||Is a slanted type of writing or cursive typeface often with a
slant to the right that indicates important information or
emphases; a reader must understand the semantics of the text.
|10||nonfiction||is a story, report, or text based on real facts and
information; is a factual narrative, description, or informational
account of real events, people, places, ideas, or procedures.
|11||preface||is an introductory essay to a book or other literary work
written by the author. The author can acknowledge people who
assisted in the literary work or explain the texts purpose.
|12||sidebar||a short passage in an article, textbook, newspaper or magazine,
typically boxed, placed alongside a main article, and containing
important or explanatory information.
|13||subheading||a caption under the main headline or additional titles inserted
as a divider between article sections or newspaper parts that are
used to make subsections of larger texts.
|14||table of contents||A list of articles, chapters, units, contents, titles or parts of a book or document, organized at the front of the book by page number in which the contents appear in the book.|