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Title: Reference Materials


1
Reference Materials
2
Dictionary
  • Word meanings
  • Pronunciation
  • Parts of speech
  • Words are in alphabetical order

3
Encyclopedia
  • Lots of information on various topics
  • Organized in alphabetical order

4
Atlas
  • Maps
  • Continents, countries, states, cities
  • Geographical information

5
Almanac
  • Short facts
  • Lists
  • Good for quick reference
  • Currentpublished each year

6
Think about what you would use to find out the
following information
7
What did George Washington accomplish in his
presidency?
  • Atlas
  • Almanac
  • Encyclopedia
  • Dictionary

8
Where is New Mexico?
  • Encyclopedia
  • Atlas
  • Almanac
  • Dictionary

9
What is the population of New York?
  • Encyclopedia
  • Atlas
  • Dictionary
  • Almanac

10
What are two meanings for the word yard?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

11
What is the route of the Mississippi River?
  • Almanac
  • Encyclopedia
  • Atlas
  • Dictionary

12
Where do kangaroos live?
  • Dictionary
  • Atlas
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac

13
Who won the superbowl in 1988?
  • Atlas
  • Almanac
  • Encyclopedia
  • Dictionary

14
How do you say pneumonia?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

15
What country borders Peru?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

16
What was the favorite prime time television show
in 2004?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

17
Do you add es or s to make the plural of
potato?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

18
What are the primary exports of Japan?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

19
How is carbon dioxide used by plants?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas

20
What was the most popular breed of dog in 2006?
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Almanac
  • Atlas
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