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Text Features

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Today we will learn about text features

in order to explain how they

contribute to meaning in non-fiction text.


  • Look at the two text selections below. 
  • Think/Pair/Share: Decide which selection helps the reader better understand the subject. Be prepared to explain your choice.



Let's learn more about it:


Text Features Slide Show




  • As a class, we will read, discuss, and analyze the text features in the article "Coming to America."


  • With your partner, analyze another text feature in "Coming to America." Discuss how that text feature contributes to your understanding of the selection.


Text Feature

How does this help to make the text easier to understand?











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