Parts of a Dictionary

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Parts of a Dictionary

  1. 1. A dictionary hasinformation aboutwords. The words arelisted in thealphabetical order.
  2. 2. To find the words quickly,think of the a dictionary ashaving three (3) parts.1.Front2.Middle3.Back
  3. 3. W ords startingwith letters:a, b, c, d, e, f, g
  4. 4. W ords startingwith letters:h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p
  5. 5. W ords startingwith letters:q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Get your B2A. Turnit on page 440.Do Practice A.
  8. 8. The guide words atthe top of the pagename the first andlast words on thepage.
  9. 9. Read each word. Choose which pairof guide words it comes between.1.sigh sidelong-signature shuffle- sideline2. flip floss- fly flicker- florist
  10. 10. 3. whisk whirl-who whereat- whip4. adventure adult- advocate adhesive- adorn
  11. 11. Read each pair of guide words.Identify the word that would appearon the same page.1.breakdown- brewery breaker brake brass
  12. 12. 2. inflate- initial inject inn insect3. precede- preliminary precious prank premise
  13. 13. On Your OwnTurn your B2A on p.441. Do Practice C andD.
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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.
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. On Your OwnTurn your B2A on p.443. Answer Practice F.

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