Use resources (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, computer) to aid in the writing process. 0401.3.18
Links verified on 10/26/2011
- A variety of sources - lesson plan explaining a variety of sources.
- Critically Analyzing Information Sources - the emphasis here is on print sources
- Dictionary Exercises - This section will help you review and strengthen your knowledge of the dictionary. The 30 exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Determine your level of knowledge and then select an exercise from the lists at the site.
- Easy as Pie - download a document - a set of cliches to edit using the MS Word Thesaurus - instructions included on the document
- Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - a thoughtful guide to evaluating web and other Internet resources [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Find a Word - Drag and drop each word onto the correct dictionary page. Use the guide words to help you organize the words alphabetically.
- How To Use The Microsoft Word Thesaurus - specific directions on using the Word Thesaurus
- Library Media resources - lesson plan explaining a variety of reference materials and a practice quiz
- The Thesaurus - a reference book that lists words and their synonyms - Drag and drop the words to the right thesaurus entry.
- Using a Glossary - [10 multiple-choice questions] a lab activity to recognize and use the definitions in a glossary as they relate to a text
- Using the Dictionary - [20 multiple-choice questions] a lab to use the dictionary to understand the meanings of words in context
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