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1 USING AN INDEX AND GLOSSARY IT WILL MAKE YOU WISE!

2 INDEX An organizational tool that helps one find the information he or she needs quickly An organizational tool that helps one find the information he or she needs quickly Always located in the back of the book Always located in the back of the book Subjects are listed in alphabetical order Subjects are listed in alphabetical order Some indexes may have subheadings listed under the heading Some indexes may have subheadings listed under the heading

3 Example 1 B L Bees 3 Lions 17, 22 Bears 4,7 Lambs 12 F R Fish 6,9 10 Rhinoceros 14,17 Fawn 7

4 Example 2 Cats Kitten 61 (see kitten) Lizards (see kitten) Lizards choosing mice choosing mice feeding cage 37 feeding cage 37 kinds feeding kinds feeding training handling training handling Goldfish rabbits 1-9 cleaning tank cage 7-9 cleaning tank cage 7-9 feeding feeding 1-3 feeding feeding 1-3 kinds handling 4 kinds handling 4

5 GLOSSARY A glossary is like a mini dictionary A glossary is like a mini dictionary It is always located in the back of a book It is always located in the back of a book It helps us learn meanings or pronunciations of words we may not understand while we are reading It helps us learn meanings or pronunciations of words we may not understand while we are reading

6 Glossary Example Caribou-(kar i boo) North American reindeer Harpoon-(har pun) spear with a rope tied to it Igloo-(ig lu) Eskimo dome like hut often made of snow Kayak-(ki ak) an Eskimo canoe Snow knife-(sno nif) a long, straight knife made of bone

7 Now its your turn! Use a non-fiction book with an index and/or glossary to answer the following questions:

8 Index or Glossary 1. What is the first word in your index? What page would you find this word? 2. Does your index have subheadings? 3. Pick any word in your index and write it down with the page or pages. Then find that word in your book. 4. If your book has a glossary, write the third word and its meaning. 5. Write the fourth word and its pronunciation.

9 GREAT JOB !!


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