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What makes good nonfiction?

What makes good nonfiction?

Every nonfiction book should have a coherent topic and serve a clear purpose, whether it’s a work of history, journalism, biography, science, etc. You’ll need to create a clear path for your readers to achieve their goals, starting with the table of contents.

How do text features help you understand the text?

Text features also help readers determine what is important to the text and to them. Without a table of contents or an index, readers can spend wasted time flipping through the book to find the information they need. Special print helps draw the attention of the reader to important or key words and phrases.

What is text types and purposes?

Texts are written for a variety of purposes, using different forms and standards of composition. These forms of writing are known as text types. Factual text types include such types as factual description, recount, or persuasive. Literary text types include such types as poetry, narrative or personal response.

What is an entertaining text?

Writing to Entertain The primary purpose of texts that are written to entertain is to amuse readers. This does not mean that the text must be happy; the text could be a tragedy, but the main reason for writing the text is to amuse readers.