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Choosing Reference Materials for Information

6th Grade Library Skills
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Kimberly Manser

on 5 October 2012

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6th Grade Library Skills Choosing Reference Materials for Information THESAURUS
ATLAS
INTERNET
INTERVIEW
NEWSPAPER
ENCYCLOPEDIA
DICTIONARY
ONLINE LIBRARY CATALOG
Lets Review THESAURUS CURRENT INFORMATION ON MANY TOPICS INTERNET MAPS, BOTH PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL, SHOWS POPULATION, MILEAGE, CAPITALS ATLAS FIRST HAND ACCOUNT
OF A PERSON'S EXPERIENCES INTERVIEW GIVE SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS FOR A WORD NEWSPAPER GIVE CURRENT DAILY NEWS SUCH AS CURRENT EVENTS, WEATHER, SPORTS ENCYCLOPEDIA GENERAL INFORMATION ON TOPICS AND PEOPLE IN HISTORY DICTIONARY CORRECT SPELLING OF WORD, LANGUAGE OF ORIGIN, PART OF SPEECH, PRONUNCIATION ONLINE LIBRARY CATALOG GIVES THE NAMES OF AUTHORS, TITLES OF BOOKS AND A LISTING OF BOOKS AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY James needs to know what the weather is like in Los Angeles, CA. What resource should he use? a. newspaper
b. encyclopedia
c. dictionary
d. online library catalog a. newspaper Andrew has a report due on American inventors. What resource should he use? a. newspaper
b. interview
c. encyclopedia
d. atlas c. encyclopedia Elizabeth needs to find the meaning of the word "bewildered." What resource should she use? a. almanac
b. thesaurus
c. dictionary
d. internet c. dictionary Cameron loves to follow the Atlanta Braves. He wants to know the score for the game last night. What resource should he use? a. newspaper
b. encyclopedia
c. almanac
d. dictionary a. newspaper Leslie loves to read books by Judy Blume. What resource should she use to find books written by this author? a. interview
b. almanac
c. online library catalog
d. internet c. online library catalog John's family is buying a new bulldog puppy. He needs information on bulldogs. What resource should he use? a. dictionary
b. internet
c. newspaper
d. online library catalog b. internet Christopher needs to find out how to pronounce a word. What resource should he use? a. dictionary
b. atlas
c. almanac
d. television a. dictionary Kristina wants to find out about the earthquake in Washington that happened this afternoon. What resource should she use? a. encyclopedia
b. internet
c. newspaper
d. almanac b. internet Zoe is doing a report on the African safari. She wants to know a synonym for the word "dry." What resource should she use? a. dictionary
b. almanac
c. newspaper
d. thesaurus d. thesaurus Brian needs to know the distance between Nice and France. What resource should he use? a. interview
b. newspaper
c. encyclopedia
d. atlas d. atlas Michael wants the latest medical news about the measles. Which of the following would provide him with the latest information? a. encyclopedia
b. internet
c. dictionary
d. newspaper b. internet Ben is doing research on zebras and wants to read a good general background article about this animal. Where should he look? a. newspaper
b. almanac
c. encyclopedia
d. interview with someone that's been on an African Safari c. encyclopedia Sue wants to know what it would be like to work in a school. What resource should she use? a. dictionary
b. interview with a teacher
c. encyclopedia
d. internet b. interview with a teacher Jessie wants to read about the airport expansion project currently taking place in her city. The information seems to change every day. Where should she go for information? a. encyclopedia
b. local newspaper
c. almanac
d. interview b. local newspaper and the winner is....
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