Informational Texts: Indexes & Tables of Contents


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A book index _____.

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1. Where in a book would you find an index?

2. A table of contents _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Indexes and tables of contents both organize information in informational texts. Check your knowledge of the structure, location and function of both with this interactive quiz and printable worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be tested on:

  • Function of a book index
  • Location of a table of contents in a book
  • What a table of contents does
  • Where a table of contents is located

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the index is located in a book
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on informational texts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where the list of chapter titles can be found in a book

Additional Learning

The lesson, Informational Texts: Indexes & Tables of Contents, will teach about a few of the different parts of an informational text. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand how to use the table of contents
  • Review how to use an index
  • Define index and table of contents