how to read a dictionary l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
How to read a dictionary PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
How to read a dictionary

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

How to read a dictionary - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 133 Views
  • Uploaded on

How to read a dictionary. At Lilburn Elementary Lisa Campbell, Media Specialist. Entry Word. lighthouse light·house Pronunciation: 'lIt-"haus Function: noun 1 : a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2 : Beacon.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'How to read a dictionary' - oshin


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
how to read a dictionary

How to read a dictionary

At Lilburn Elementary

Lisa Campbell, Media Specialist

entry word
Entry Word

lighthouse

light·housePronunciation: 'lIt-"hausFunction: noun1: a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2: Beacon

the word is broken into syllables by a dot
The word is broken intosyllables by a dot.

lighthouse

light·housePronunciation: 'lIt-"hausFunction: noun1: a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2: Beacon

pronunciation
Pronunciation

lighthouse

light·housePronunciation: 'lIt-"hausFunction: noun1: a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2: Beacon

part of speech noun n verb v adjective adj or adverb adv is added
Part of speechnoun (n.), verb (v.), adjective (adj.),or adverb (adv.) is added.

lighthouse

  • light·housePronunciation: 'lIt-"hausFunction: noun1: a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2: Beacon
definition
Definition
  • This is the main part of the entry. There may be several definitions of the word.

lighthouse

  • light·housePronunciation: 'lIt-"hausFunction: noun1 : a structure (as a tower) with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators 2 : Beacon
slide7
Record: 1. information that is written down. 2. A description of performance or achievements. 3. The best athletic performance known. 4. A disk played on a phonograph
  • Which definition from the dictionary entry above BEST fits the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below?
  • My reading teacher keeps a record of the grades in the grade book.
    • definition 1
    • definition 2
    • definition 3
    • definition 4
slide8
Reentry (ree en’ TREE) n. 1. the act of returning. 2. the act of taking back land when an agreement has not been carried out. 3. the act of coming back into Earth’s atmosphere. 4. a kind of play made during the card game of bridge.
  • Which dictionary meaning above fits the way that reentry is used in the sentence below?

It blew up during reentry.

    • definition 1
    • definition 2
    • definition 3
    • definition 4
slide9
Gal ax yn. 1. Milky Way Galaxy, the solar system that includes the Sun and Earth. 2. Independent collections of stars, gas, and dust throughout the universe. 3. A group of brilliant, notable persons. 4. A group of brilliant or notable things.
  • Which definition from the dictionary entry above BEST fits the meaning of the word galaxy in the sentence below?
  • Hop aboard a ship and sail to another galaxy.
    • definition 1
    • definition 2
    • definition 3
    • definition 4
slide10
Force (fors) n. 1. Military power 2. A group of people taking part in an activity 3. To break open 4. Power of strength
  • Which definition from the dictionary entry above BEST fits the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below?
  • The force of light is gentle, giving solar sails a slow start.
    • definition 1
    • definition 2
    • definition 3
    • definition 4
slide11
mis sionn. 1. a special job or task 2. an organization that carries on religious or humanitarian work 3. a combat operation 4. a person’s calling to life
  • Which definition from the dictionary entry above BEST fits the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below?
  • Around 2010, a solar-powered craft called the Interstellar Probe is scheduled to launch the first mission planned beyond our solar system.
    • definition 1
    • definition 2
    • definition 3
    • definition 4
slide12
al lo cate (al-‘o cate) v. 1. determine the share a person is to receive
  • Based on the dictionary entry above, which piece of information is found after the number 1?
  • the definition
  • the pronunciation
  • the part of speech
  • the word divided into syllables
guide words
Guide Words
  • At the top of each page, there are two words called Guide words. Guide words tell you the first and last words on a page.
  • Which page would you find frame? fizz?
  • fitflag frail free
practice using guide words
Practice Using Guide Words
  • Which page would curl be on?
  • crunch cry curfew cushion

Now go to Dino Hunter and practice the guide word game!