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    Parts of a Dictionary Parts of a Dictionary Presentation Transcript

    • A dictionary hasinformation aboutwords. The words arelisted in thealphabetical order.
    • To find the words quickly,think of the a dictionary ashaving three (3) parts.1.Front2.Middle3.Back
    • W ords startingwith letters:a, b, c, d, e, f, g
    • W ords startingwith letters:h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p
    • W ords startingwith letters:q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z
    • Let’s Practice!Identify what part of the her 2. Mia brought dictionary canyou see the following words: umbrella today because of the scorching heat1.oblong2.universe of the sun.3.backward4.shuffle5.pumpkin
    • Get your B2A. Turnit on page 440.Do Practice A.
    • The guide words atthe top of the pagename the first andlast words on thepage.
    • Read each word. Choose which pairof guide words it comes between.1.sigh sidelong-signature shuffle- sideline2. flip floss- fly flicker- florist
    • 3. whisk whirl-who whereat- whip4. adventure adult- advocate adhesive- adorn
    • Read each pair of guide words.Identify the word that would appearon the same page.1.breakdown- brewery breaker brake brass
    • 2. inflate- initial inject inn insect3. precede- preliminary precious prank premise
    • On Your OwnTurn your B2A on p.441. Do Practice C andD.
    • Each word defined in a dictionaryis called an entry word. Theentry word is printed in darktype.Stream [strem] n. 1. a bodyof running water, such as a smallriver. 2. A steady flow. A streamof people walked past the shop.-v. streamed, streaming, streams.
    • A special spelling of the wordcomes right after the entry. Thisspecial spelling shows the word’spronunciation, or how to say italoud.Stream [strem] n. 1. a body ofrunning water, such as a small river. 2. Asteady flow. A stream of people walkedpast the shop. -v. streamed, streaming,streams. To flow in a stream
    • The letter or letters after thepronunciation tell the part of speech.Most dictionaries use abbreviations.Stream [strem] n. 1. a body ofrunning water, such as a smallriver. 2. A steady flow. A streamof people walked past the shop.-v. streamed, streaming, streams.To flow in a stream
    • The definition tells the meaningof the word. When a word hasmore than one meaning, thedefinitions are numbered. 1. a body ofStream [strem] n.running water, such as a smallriver. 2. A steady flow. A stream ofpeople walked past the shop. -v.streamed, streaming, streams. To flow ina stream
    • Some definitions have an examplesentence that shows how the word isused.Stream [strem] n. 1. a body ofrunning water, such as a smallriver. 2. A steady flow. Astream of peoplewalked past the shop.-v. streamed, streaming, streams.
    • Some dictionaries show theinflected forms of the word.Stream [strem] n. 1. a body ofrunning water, such as a smallriver. 2. A steady flow. A streamof people walked past the shop.-v. streamed,streaming, streams. Toflow in a stream
    • On Your OwnTurn your B2A on p.443. Answer Practice F.