Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

There are 3 videos in this category and 0 videos in 0 subcategories.

Category Videos
Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 8 - 11
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.  (07:34)
March 27, 2012 at 08:56 PM
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 8 - 12
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
  • Favorites

Not Right For WatchKnowLearn
Ages: 8 - 11
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. (01:58)
Found by grazianione in L.6.4c
May 11, 2010 at 12:04 PM
  • Favorites
History [show]

Loading history...

Please make your comments on categories positive, and not just negative.

People work hard on educational categories, and we want to encourage them to make more!

  • Profanity (curse words), sexually suggestive remarks, and other such obviously inappropriate comments will be deleted immediately, and are grounds for immediate expulsion. Remember, children use this website.
  • Personal criticism on project forums and in video content is not allowed and will be deleted immediately. Any violations of this rule could result in expulsion from the project so please, no insults or other negative personal remarks.
  • Very harshly-worded criticism of content will also be deleted promptly. Please use your vote to express your harshest feelings. Repeated violations of this rule can result in expulsion. If you must criticize another person's hard work, then be nice about it.
If you want to comment, please sign in