Informational Text

Definition: Text that conveys information about the physical or social world, usually using text features. Comes in many different formats.

Student Generated Examples: magazines, books, newspapers, articles, DVD, atlas, map, brochure, TV, Cliff Notes, menus, instructions, documents, forms, schedules, reviews, obits, columns, news stories, glossary, appendix, charts, maps, tables, timeline, illustration, bar codes, checks, receipts, calendar, ticket, scoreboard, measuring devices, roster, schedule, journals, obits, textbooks, fliers/leaflets, commercials/advertisements, signs/billboards, labels, money, petroglyphs, hieroglyphs, podcast, emails/letters, facebook, twitter, instagram, name cards/tags