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Show your class how they can use a glossary to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word. A book about the great emperor penguin is used to hone in on vocabulary development through the use of context clues and the glossary found at the back of the book.
2nd Language Arts 10 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Glossary, Index, and Table of Contents
Fourth graders use two separate sources to learn about index, glossary, and table of contents usage. In this library lesson plan, 4th graders use two books, Learning About Weather with Graphic Organizers, and The World Almanac for Kids, to complete activities focused on using the glossary, index, and table of contents.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 93 Downloads
Glossaries and Indexes
Fourth graders identify parts of a book including the glossary, index, and dedication. In this glossary and index activity, 4th graders complete a worksheet after studying the glossary and index from a Houghton Mifflin Social Studies textbook.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Explore text structure with a focus on the glossary feature in informational texts. Learners read a brief introduction before examining a glossary from a text about plants. They reference it while completing four comprehension questions. Ask them what they notice about the order of words in the glossary, then have learners check off other texts that are often in alphabetical order.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 29 Views 183 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Under the Sea
Students explore the sea. In this sea lesson, students fill out KWL charts and read non-fiction books about the sea. Students find and use the table of contents, index, and glossary. Students sort ocean animals into different categories according to their ecosystem.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 13 Views 197 Downloads
Parts of a Book
I really like this charming presentation on the parts of a book. This PowerPoint is designed for very young readers, and colorfully shows these important elements. The information on the cover of a book, the table of contents, the glossary, and the index are all covered here.
K - 1st Language Arts 38 Views 95 Downloads
Textbook Search: Finding What You Need
Get your class acquainted with nonfiction textbooks with a useful scavenger hunt-like activity. After you review the purposes and locations of book titles, tables of contents, glossaries, and chapter headings, learners navigate the book and complete a worksheet documenting what they found and where.
2nd - 8th Science 22 Views 52 Downloads
Arabic - English Glossary
Designed to accompany Focus on Contemporary Arabic by Shukri Abed, this document provides 41 pages of Arabic terms with English translations. The words are organized alphabetically in Arabic and include notations that indicate colloquial terms, foreign words, common expressions, and more.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 3 Downloads
Explore the text Keeping Tadpoles with your second, third, and fourth graders. They practice using the dictionary and glossary to locate words using the initial letter. They discuss how dictionaries and glossaries give definitions and explanations and focus on the organization of each resource.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Parts of a Book
Here is an engaging and educationally sound presentation on the parts of a book. The index, glossary, table of contents, and title page are all gone over. At the end of the presentation, learners are quizzed on what they have learned. This would be a good PowerPoint for any librarian to use when giving a lesson on the parts of a book.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 9 Views 55 Downloads
Research and Study Skills: Dictionary/Glossary
What is the difference between a dictionary and a glossary? After looking at series of dictionary and glossary entries (included on the worksheet itself), learners are asked to explain the differences between these two reference resources. The exercise could also be used with English language learners.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 69 Downloads