Nonfiction is the presentation of facts and beliefs by a writer which they believe to be true.
The main purpose of nonfiction is providing information. Being simple, clear and organized is important.
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* nonfiction - literature or cinema that is not fact or true.
* text features - characteristics within a text that provide information used to aid comprehension.
* Subject/verb agreement - when a subject and verb agree. (i.e., I live, He lives)
* Noun/pronoun agreement - when a noun and pronoun agree. (i.e., Billy, he; Suzie, she)
* reference - a source of information.
* graphics - a picture, map, or graph used for illustrations.
* Subjective pronoun - a pronoun that refers to the subject in a sentence.
* practical - capable of being put to use.
* legends - explanation of symbols used in charts, maps, graphs, etc or distance on maps.
* objective pronoun - a pronoun that refers to the object in a sentence.
* maps - a representation of geographical regions.
* functional - serving a specific purpose or role.
* format - the general plan or arrangement of something; the general composition or style of publication.
* demonstrative pronoun - a pronoun points to something specific, such as; this, that, or those.
* diagrams - a design or drawing that makes something easier to understand.
* illustrations - a picture or diagram that explains or decorates.
* biography - written history of a person's life.
* charts - information presented in the form of a table, list, or diagram.
* journal - a typed or written record of daily events.
* table of contents - a list of the contents found at the beginning of a book or text and where each can be located.
* article - an essay or prose composition of non-fiction material.
* newspaper - a paper that is published at regular intervals and contains news, articles of opinions, features and advertising.
* glossary - a collection of specialized terms with their meanings.
* headings - the title of a specific section.
* sequence - chronological order of events.