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Name: Student C

Expository/NF Text Analysis


3.RI.5 I can use text features and tools (e.g. keywords, sidebars, hyperlinks) ​so that I can ​locate information relevant to a given topic
efficiently.
3.RI.7 I can use information gained through illustrations (e.g. maps, photographs) and the words in the text ​so that I can ​demonstrate
understanding of the text ( e.g., where, when, why, and how events occur).

Title: Bats did it first

Topic: bats

Text Features Checklist


Put an ​x ​in the box to the left of each text feature shown in the selection.
x Title

x Headings

x Illustration

x Photograph

x Graph/Chart/Diagram

x Caption

Timeline

Map

Sidebar

Hyperlink

x Boldface words

Italicized words

Underlined words

Pronunciation Key

Glossary

Main Idea: What is ​the text mostly about​?

the main idea is mostly about how bats help invent the canes.
What is ​one key detail found in the Introduction​?

The first key detail is ‘’one amazing invention was inspired by bats’’.

How does ​the key detail found in the Introduction connect to the main idea​?

It connect to the main idea because it shows that bats help create somthing.

What is ​one key detail found the in the body of the text​?

The second key detail is ‘’bats send sound waves out through their mouth or nose’’.

How does ​the key detail found in the body of the text connect to the main idea​?

It connects to the main idea Because it is talking about how their invention worked

What is​ one key detail found in the Conclusion​?

The third key detail is ‘’their observations have led them to invent many useful
things’’.

How does​ the key detail found in the Conclusion connect to the main idea​?

It connects to the main idea because it shows that they invented the cane by whatching bats