ERIC Number: ED240564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Getting the Dictionary Habit. Greenfield Express Management System Revised.
Greenfield Union Elementary School District, Bakersfield, CA.
Junior high school students are introduced to the standard collegiate dictionary in this mini-unit. Material is divided into teacher and student sections. The teacher section contains a list of objectives and activities, local district (California) libraries, and answer keys for student exercises. Following a rationale for learning dictionary skills, the student section contains activities on alphabetizing; using dictionary quarters, guide words, entry words, pronunciation symbols, and spellings; recognizing parts of speech; practicing abbreviations; and understanding etymology and symbols. A bibliography is included. (LP)
Descriptors: Alphabetizing Skills, Basic Skills, Diacritical Marking, Dictionaries, Etymology, Form Classes (Languages), Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Phonics, Reading Skills, Reference Materials, Skill Development, Spelling, Symbolic Language, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Greenfield Union Elementary School District, Bakersfield, CA.
Identifiers: California Demonstration Program in Reading; PF Project
Note: Prepared by the Reading Demonstration Project, Greenfield Junior High School. Illustrative dictionary sections will not reproduce well.