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Using Reference Skills (Atlas, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Thesaurus)

There are 11 videos in this category and 10 videos in 1 subcategory.

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Ages: 8 - 11
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How to Use A Dictionary
From YouTube, produced by Joey Yurish
This teacher-created slide show explains how to use a dictionary.  The video explains use of guide words, parts of speech, pronunciations, and the most popular dictionaries.  ( 7:34)
March 27, 2012 at 08:56 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Reference Materials
From YouTube, produced by Kimmieey
This selection contains a  parody of Selena Gomez's " Naturally" about the dictionary, atlas, thesaurus, non-fiction books, and textbooks.  This video could be used to review the features of each type of text.  (03:03)
March 27, 2012 at 09:16 PM
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Ages: 6 - 9
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Introduction to Dictionary Skills
From YouTube, produced by Oxford Education
A charming introduction to first dictionary skills, to help every child understand how to use dictionaries to find the words they need, and enrich their language.  The animated video shows sample dictionary pages, explains how to locate words in the ... [more]
March 27, 2012 at 08:39 PM
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Ages: 6 - 9
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Dictionary Skills, ABC Order: An Interactive Game
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC
In this interactive game, students practice ABC order by placing the words from a scrambled dictionary page back into the correct order.
June 6, 2012 at 09:50 AM
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Ages: 8 - 11
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How to Use a Dictionary
From YouTube, produced by youtube
This video teaches students how to use a dictionary. Content was designed for 3rd-5th grades. The media teacher shares a powerpoint describing how to use a dictionary. A well done video is shown from Discovery Education that shows how students can us... [more]
March 28, 2012 at 11:42 AM
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Ages: 6 - 14
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"Where Do We Find Answers?"--Elementary Reference Skills Lesson
From YouTube, produced by youtube
"Where Do We Find Answers?" Elementary Reference Lesson - This is a PowerPoint created to teach elementary students that it's not always important to know the answers but where to find the answers. This introductory lesson suggests that students use ... [more]
March 28, 2012 at 08:43 PM
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Ages: 6 - 14
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How to Use an Encyclopedia
From YouTube, produced by youtube
In this video, students will learn how to use an encyclopedia. At the beginning, the teacher outlines and defines the components of an encyclopedia. Then a Discovery of Education short clip is showed that gives great examples for kids. This is a grea... [more]
March 28, 2012 at 08:21 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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How to Use Reference Sources
From YouTube, produced by xtranormal.com
This is a short mock newscast about using reference materials.  The expert guest tells all about where to look for what when doing research or looking for information.  (03:00)
October 3, 2012 at 02:41 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
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How to Use a Dictionary
From YouTube, produced by ehow
Dictionaries are used for providing definitions, pronunciations and parts of speech, in addition to other information. In this clip learn to use a dictionary with a demonstration using a dictionary to find words.
May 11, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
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Dictionary Rap
From YouTube, produced by Dictionary Project KC
This video shows participants from the Dictionary Project in Kansas City performing a rap song about the importance of dictionaries.  Teachers could use this video to introduce a lesson on dictionaries.     ( 2:00)
March 27, 2012 at 08:46 PM
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