Reference Source PowerPoint
This is a PowerPoint presentation that introduces students to the following reference sources: dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, atlas. It includes a definition, a graphic example, and a link to an online example of each source.
This presentation is a great way to introduce students to reference sources. The links to online sources provide an interactive component and the possibility for extension activities.
Standards & Objectives
- Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
- Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where,...
- Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
- Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided...
- GLE 0301.4.2
- Gather information from a variety of sources to support a research topic.
- GLE 0301.4.3
- Present research results in a written report.
- SPI 0301.6.4
- Locate information using available text features (e.g., charts, maps, graphics).
- Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of a text.
- Explain how illustrations in a text contribute to what is conveyed by the words.
- Conduct short research projects that build general knowledge about a topic.
- Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources, with support; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into...
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