NONFICTIONBOOK PARTSHow well do you know the parts of a nonfiction book?
Table of Contents• Where is the Table of Contents found?• What is the Table of Contents?• The table of contents is at the front of a book.• The table of contents lists the chapters in order of appearance, found near the front of the book.
Index• Where is the index found? What is an index?• The index is found at the back of the book.• The index is an alphabetical list of names and subjects.
Glossary• Where is it found?• What is a glossary?• A glossary is found at the back of the book.• It is a dictionary of terms used in the book.
Preface• Where is the preface found?• What is a preface?• A preface may be found on the back cover, inside the front cover, or may be the first few pages in the book.• The preface is a brief explanation of what the book is about.
Text• Where would you find the text? What is the text?• The text is the is the main body of the book.
Appendix• Where is the appendix found?• What is the appendix?• An appendix is found at the end of the book.• An appendix includes additional material that was not included in the text.
Bibliography• Where is the bibliography found?• What is a bibliography? • A bibliography is typically found at the back of the book. • A bibliography lists the sources that were used or referred to by an author.
Just a review of what you should know by now…• What is the copyright date?• What information is on a title page?
Now lets review the parts in a nonfiction book.• How well did you pay attention?• Do you think you can do better than your neighbor?