Non-Fiction Text Features 1. Title- tells the topic of the text. 2. Table of Contents- tells us what the major chapters of the book will be about and where they are. 3. Headings and subheadings- tells us what the major sections of a chapter will be about. 4. Captions and labels- tells us what pictures, diagrams, and graphs are showing us. 5. Bold key words- tells us important vocabulary words. 6. Index- tells us where we can find specific information on topics in the book. 7. Glossary- gives definitions for important vocab in the text. 8. Graph- to organize information containing numbers. 9. Diagram- to show the parts of something. 10. Chart or table- to compare information visually. 11. Map- to show locations, routes, and events. 12. Time Line- To show when things happened. 13. Map Legend- To explain the meanings of the colors and symbols on a map.