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<ul><li> 1. Tools efe re nc eRuld I u se???? hich one sho W</li></ul> <p> 2. Imagine that you are planning a trip to Hawaii this summer and need some information to help you plan 3. Types of Reference Tools! There are different reference resources you canuse to find different information to help you planyour trip to Hawaii:Ency ThesaurusclopeDictionary d iaAtlasAlmanac 4. Reference Section! Most libraries have a special collection of books that are written to help you quickly find information.! Where is the reference section located in our library? 5. Dictionary A dictionary provides information about words.v spellingv pronunciationv word meaningv part of speech (noun, verb, adjective, etc.)Entry words are in alphabetical order.Guide words are the words at the top ofevery page. They tell you the first andlast word on that page. 6. Dictionary Use if you wonder: Where did this word come from?Is this word a noun or an adjective?What does this word mean?How do I pronounce this word? 7. Thesaurus Gives you words with similar or related meanings Synonyms (words with almost the same meaning) Antonyms (opposites) Guide words Sometimes provides sentence examples Useful when writing (to make it more interesting orchange the tone) 8. Thesaurus Use if you wonder:What is another word that means thesame things as 9. EncyclopediaUsually a set of booksOrganized alphabetically in volumesSpecific topicContains general information about famous people, places and things. 10. Encyclopedia Use if you wonder:Where can I get an overview of World War II? What is a brief history of mans journey intospace? Who was Neil Armstrong? 11. AlmanacLots of quick facts and informationVery currentPublished each yearNot alphabeticalUse index to find page number 12. Almanac Use if you wonder:What is the tallestlongestoldest?What is the average temperature of this city inMay?Where can I see a graph of the cities with the most air pollution? 13. Answer the following questions to review whatyou learned about reference tools and howthese tools could help you learn more about Hawaii before your trip! 14. You know that you will say the word beautiful a lot onyour trip. Where could you look to find a different word touse instead that means the same as beautiful? a. Almanac b. Encyclopedia c. Thesaurus d. Dictionary 15. Correct Answer: c. Thesaurus 16. Where could you look to find the averagetemperature of Maui, Hawaii in July 2011? a. Atlas b. Encyclopedia c. Dictionary d. Almanac 17. Correct Answer:d. Almanac 18. To find which islands are next toMaui you would usea. Almanacb. Atlasc. Thesaurusd. Encyclopedia 19. Correct Answer:b. Atlas 20. Where would you look to find thebasic history of Hawaii and how itbecame a state?a. Dictionaryb. Almanacc. Encyclopediad. Thesaurus 21. Correct Answer: c. - Encyclopedia 22. To find out how to pronounce theword luau you would usea. Almanacb. Dictionaryc. Thesaurusd. Atlas 23. Correct Answer: b. - Dictionary 24. Summing up! Now you know how to find information inreference books to plan for yourvacation.! With this knowledge, you can plan a tripanywhere in the world.! Reading really can take you on anunforgettable journey! 25. REMEMBER! Choose the best referenceresource to find informationquickly!</p>

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