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REFERENCE MATERIALS

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Jennifer Hawkins

on 2 February 2015

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REFERENCE MATERIALS

What are Reference Materials?
THESAURUS
Helps to find the synonym or antonym of a word.
Organized alphabetically.
Guide words in the top corner of each page to show what which alphabetized words are there.
Use when wanting to use a more exciting word
Objectives
I can...
-Identify types of reference sources
- Differentiate information in different reference sources

ATLAS
contain maps
information about lands and seas
Find where a place is in the world
Find information about a specific place in the world
DICTIONARY
Dictionary
Based on Jim Harvey's speech structures
THESAURUS
ATLAS
ALMANAC
ENCYCLOPEDIA
INTERNET
ALMANAC
Fact book published yearly
Contain information about various topics including: sports, entertainment, government, art and holidays
Use when wanting to find information about the world during a specific year
Finding world records for a particular year
INTERNET
ENCYCLOPEDIA
Guide Words
Part of Speech
Synonym or Antonym
list words alphabetically
part of speech
definition(s)
pronunciation
Use when we don't know what a word means
Pronunciation
definition
part of speech
alphabetical order
Large books with LOTS of information
Usually come in volumes
Organized Alphabetically
Use when wanting to find a lot of general information about a topic
Like a digital encyclopedia
Lots and lots of information
Helps find general and specific information
Important to use credible sources
Need to use search engines
Search Engines: help to narrow our search
Reference Materials are sources that help us find information.
Some give really specific information and some give more general information
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