This is a PowerPoint file...for the SMARTboard version please go to http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/2nd-Grade-Common-Core-RI25-Informative-Text-Features-SMARTBoard-950503.
This explanation of the features of informative text includes that student I can statements, "I know informative text has special features to help me find information.Those special features are captions, bold print, subheadings, table of contents, the glossary, and the index." The Common Core Standard states that "2.RI.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently."
This file contains explanations of the parts of informative text and includes a picture of each to bring a visual to mind when students hear the words again later. The slides ask students to find those same features in their science book (or other book) too. You can use these slides over and over for review and practice.