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General Reference BooksAtlas Almanac Dictionary Encyclopedia Biographical Dictionary Thesaurus Geographical Dictionary Reader’s Guide
Atlas A book of maps and charts
Almanac Published yearly. Gives facts on many subjects.Contains information that happened the year before. Contains an index.
Dictionary Definition Spelling PronunciationAbridged- contains only the most common English words and their definitions. Unabridged – contains all the words in the English language.
Encyclopedia Encyclopedia is a set of books (or a one-volume book) that gives general information on many topics.
Geographical DictionaryWestminster Abbey A dictionary of cities and countries of the world. Mt. Kilimanjaro
Thesaurus HAPPY FORTUNATE LOVE AFFECTION STOP HALT HATE DETESTATIONA dictionary of words that have similar meanings.
Reader’s Guide Book of magazine topics Listed in alphabetical orderby subject
dic-tion-ar-y – a book that explains the words of a language. It is arranged in alphabetical order. It provides the meaning, pronunciation, or spelling.
Reference Skills. They will help you! Know WHERE to find information Useful for ALL SUBJECTS *You need to know where to look!
Dictionary, Almanac, Encyclopedia, Atlas, Thesaurus.
Types of Reference Sources If you are finding information there are several ways to do this..
The Research Process Library Resources What is available in your Library?
Research/ Reference Skills 4 th Grade. Hardcopy References Encyclopedia Atlas Almanac Dictionary Thesaurus Magazines Newspapers.
Types of Reference Books. We talked about two reference books yesterday. What were they?
REFERENCE MATERIALS. Types of Reference Materials Almanac Atlas Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations Internet Dictionary Thesaurus Encyclopedia Periodical Index.
Appropriate Research Sources SPI Learning Goals.. By the end of today’s lesson I will be able to determine the most appropriate research source.
Essential Question Where can I find information?.
Using Reference Sources January th Grade. Which one should I use? 1.Almanac 2.Atlas 3.Dictionary 4.Encyclopedia 5.Library Database 6.Science Magazine.
Reference Sources Library 150 Week 5. What is a reference source? A reference source is an information source that’s designed to be referred to for pieces.
Lesson 12: Resources Competency Goal 2.01 Encyclopedias Give general information about almost any topic. They won’t be as up-to-date as newspapers.
Research Papers Locating Your Sources. Two Kinds of Sources Primary source: original text, document, interview, speech, or letter (it is the text itself)
Harcourt Theme 3 Whole Group Lesson 11 Day 5.
REFERENCE MATERIALS Types of Reference Materials Almanac Atlas Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations Internet Dictionary Thesaurus Encyclopedia Periodical Index.
Research/ Reference Skills
Tara Guthrie, 2010 Using Print Reference Sources for Research.
Parts of a Book Jeopardy Reference Books Front of A Book End of A Book Inside A Book Library Resources
INFORMATION LITERACY Locating Information. Five Common Types of Reference Materials Dictionaries Thesaurus Encyclopedia Atlas Almanac.
How do I find the answer? Who? How? Why? What? Where? When? How Many? By Linda Polomski.
THE DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF INFORMATION RESOURCES GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS Multivolume set of books or CD containing information that provides an overview.
Reference Sources Print Online Library References 8Almanac 8Atlas 8Biographical Dictionary 8Dictionary/Unabridged Dictionary 8Geographical Dictionary.
Where Can I Find Information?
Study Skill: Choosing Reference Sources Mrs. Boston Library.
Research Tools Choosing the Best Tools for Your Research.
Identify different reference Materials and what they are used for. Lesson Objective.
Some Information from AT&T Education - 21 st Century Literacies Choosing the Right Resource.
We are learning which resource would be the best to use as a source of information.
Guide to Reference Books. How do you know which reference book to use? I need information but I’m not sure where to start! Help!!
Reference Materials Rainbow Library Media Center Mrs. Paschal.
Nonfiction Notes #1. Nonfiction Writing that deals with actual real events, people, places, things, and ideas.
Focus Skill: Reference Sources. Good readers use reference sources to help them find information.
D ICTIONARY D AY Hooray. H OW W ELL D O Y OU K NOW T HE D ICTIONARY ? Choose the Correct Answers for the Following Questions:
INFORMATION RESOURCES By Kayden LaFave, Shelby Foster, Daniel Adame, Ana Nunez and Ana Zermeno.
U SING R EFERENCE M ATERIALS ELAW3 c. Uses various reference materials (i.e., dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, electronic information, almanac, atlas,
Reference Materials Review Lesson Library Science Modified from Bedford High School Slideshare.net.
Part 2: The “Ready for Reference” Quiz GOOD LUCK!
Reference Materials adapted from https://docs.google.com/a/hampton.k12.va.us/viewer?a=v&q=cache:NnW0Zd4ROL kJ:classroom.jc- schools.net/coleytech/dynamic_curriculum/Language/thirdgrade_referencematerials.
Using the Almanac ALMANAC. What is an almanac? A collection of facts and statistics that is published yearly. Covers many different subjects An excellent.
REFERENCE BOOKS… “The Tools for Information” 3 rd Reading SOL# 3.7 Sarah Bingman, Library Media Specialist July 12, 2007.
Reference Materials. Dictionary Word meanings Pronunciation Parts of speech Words are in alphabetical order.
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The sources Encyclopedia: book or set of books containing articles on various topics, usually in alphabetical arrangement, covering all branches of knowledge.
Reference Resources Being A Good Detective! By Mrs. Hillman 2005.
Today we are going to learn about different types of reference materials Let’s take a closer look….
Basic Reference Resources Park View High School Library Media Center Prepared by Candace Main Rush Library Media Specialist.
Answer-Providing Tools (APTs) Dr. Dania Bilal IS 530 Spring 2006.
Reference Books. 1. Dictionary Definition -a reference source in print or electronic form giving information about the meanings, forms, pronunciations,
Reference Book Assessment
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