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- Lynn C., Teacher
- Wakefield, RI
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3rd graders will learn how to use four types of reference materials (Atlas, Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus). Each slide includes the purpose for using that specific reference. There are challenge questions included that give mock situations where students must decide what correct reference material they would use.
Gather around to play a game! Middle and high schoolers answer questions (provided here) using various reference materials. Bring encyclopedias and other reference materials to class, as each group has limited Internet access! An answer key is provided for the questions given, but you could also tailor questions to a unit you studied or might be studying in the near future.