What is a Text Feature? - Definition & Examples


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Elements existing independently of a main text and intended to enhance readers' experiences with it are known as…

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1. Which of these is a category of text features?

2. Which text feature usually comes after the main body of the text and consists of often exhaustive lists of specific subjects and their locations in the text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Text features are little extras added to a page to enhance the reader experience, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the types of text features and their uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Categories of text features
  • Uses of text features
  • Vocabulary terms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as glossary
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about text features

Additional Learning

To learn more about tools that writers can use to improve the experience for readers, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Text Feature? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of text feature
  • Understand the function of text features
  • Differentiate types of text features