TEXT (words)Bold Italics ColorUnderlined ALL CAPITALSfont font font font font fontTitles, captions, headings and terms lookdifferent to draw the reader’s attention. It helpsthe reader understand the information better.BigSmall
DiagramDrawing with LabelsA diagram showsyou the partsthe book istelling you about.
A drawing or photothat illustrates whatthe book is about.Illustrations
TimelinesThis timeline shows in one place the importantthings that happened in Ben Franklin’s life.
MapsA map will showyou the placethe book istelling youabout.
CaptionsCaptions are thewords that explaina picture or photoin a book.
Bulleted List this is a list of facts gathered in one place so you can find them and read them more easily
Tables / ChartsTables and charts puta lot of information ina small place so it iseasier to find.
GraphsGraphs organizeinformation so itis easier to readand understand.
Table of ContentsShows the order of thechapters so you canfind infor-mation quickly.
IndexSpecific items listed inABC order so you canfind the page it is on inthe book.
GlossaryABC order listof terms foundin the book withtheir definitions.