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23 resources with the keyterm Encyclopedia

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Ocean Life Poetry: Limericks & Cinquain Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young oceanographers conduct independent online research to learn about ocean life, explore limerick and cinquain poem structure and syllabication, and produce poetry that conveys the information they found. Links don't work, but it's...
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Evaluate Information/Draw Conclusions

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this drawing conclusions worksheet, students read an encyclopedia entry about cattle and answer questions about it. Students answer 5 questions about cattle.
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Lesson 3: Encyclopedias

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After being introduced to non-fiction texts, second graders meet a different type of non-fiction text that can help them locate factual information. They discuss and examine all of the features found in typical encyclopedias such as,...
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discuss reasons to use reference materials, identify correct reference material to use for specific information, find answers to specific questions by locating information in encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, almanac, glossary,...
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"Me" Resource

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some...
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An Illustrated Guide to the Late 1800's

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the time of the late 1800's. They conduct research using a variety of resources that could include the internet. Students create an alphabetized encyclopedia of important historical people of the time period.
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Jan Brett Encyclopedia Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders develop encyclopedia skills to locate information. In this Jan Brett library lesson, 3rd graders research animals in the encyclopedia and complete a worksheet on one animal. Students relate their work to the work of Jan...
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Encyclopedia Introduction

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders demonstrate how to use reference materials. In this library media lesson, 2nd graders are introduced to the encyclopedia and are shown how to use the encyclopedia as a reference. Students use encyclopedias to complete a...
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Truth or Lie

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine how truths can be lies. In this truth or lie lesson, 6th graders discuss topics of interest for future research project. Students will discover facts and falsities about the topic. 
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The Civil Rights Movement Encyclopedia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research on the Civil Rights Movement and participants in order to create an encyclopedia with alphabetical articles about some of the leaders and the ordinary people who made a difference in the movement. The articles...
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Presidents

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the encyclopedia and take notes from it in a formatted way. They analyze and compare the encyclopedia to an almanac and begin to take information on their chosen president.
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Fells Point's Role in Shipping and Trade

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the trade and military advantages of ships built in Fells Point.  In this American History instructional activity, 8th graders analyze primary sources.  Students create an encyclopedia of Fells Point. 
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World Book Web

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover World Book Kids online. In this language arts lesson, 4th graders use World Book Kids online to conduct research.
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World Book Web

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore World Book Kids. In this World Book Kids lesson, students conduct a scavenger hunt using the World Book Kids. Students research using print and electronic sources.
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Encyclopedia

For Students 5th - 6th
In this encyclopedia practice instructional activity, students read a paragraph about how to use encyclopedias. After reading, students identify key words and write them for each of 4 examples and answer 1 short answer question.
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Research and Study Skills: Technology: Encyclopedia

For Students 4th - 5th
In these encyclopedia worksheets, students use the 3 sample computer screens with encyclopedia results to answer the 5 questions.
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Wikiality

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore Wikipedia and explore the false information that appears on the site. They research and discuss the potential pitfalls of using Wikipedia and examine the ease with which false or misleading information appears on the...
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Technology: Encyclopedia

For Students 4th - 5th
In these Encyclopedia worksheets, students use the sample computer screen to answer the questions about the Encyclopedia article on the screen.
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Technology: Encyclopedia

For Students 6th - 7th
In this encyclopedia instructional activity, students study the three pictures of the online encyclopedias. Students then answer a series of questions about the last encyclopedia.
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School-Home Links: Fiction, Encyclopedias, Atlases

For Students 4th - 5th
In this classifying information and parent communication form worksheet, students write where they would look to find the information listed. Students options are fiction, encyclopedia, or atlas. Students must also get their parent or...
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Introducing the Encyclopedia

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine a set of encyclopedias to see that there are numbered set of books that include facts on a variety of subjects. They watch a the teacher demonstrates how to use the books. They complete a "Encyclopedia Match"...
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Encyclopedia Expertise

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, in groups, practice using the encyclopedia as a reference tool. They research animals today using the encyclopedia. Their job be to find three or more strange but true facts about the animal listed on their card.