ERIC Number: ED239255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Developing a Nonsense Dictionary.
A step-by-step procedure for teaching and reviewing dictionary skills is presented. Activities are offered to support learning objectives related to the following topics: (1) alphabetizing; (2) finding entry words; (3) using guide words; (4) learning what a definition is and that a word may have multiple definitions; (5) using the pronunciation key; (6) understanding phonetic spelling; (7) learning what a syllable is; and (8) learning the abbreviations for parts of speech. The final activity involves the creation of a nonsense dictionary. The unit includes a form for evaluating the materials, detailed instructions for accomplishing the objectives, student activity sheets, and a sample nonsense dictionary. This document is part of a collection of materials from the Iowa Area Education Agency 7 Teacher Center project. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Area Education Agency 7, Cedar Falls, IA.