Reference Resources CCSS: Essential Question: What reference books do I need to know? Library Media Goal: Students will be able to identify Reference resources, explain their purpose and apply that knowledge to various situations. Students will be able to identify Reference resources, explain their purpose and apply that knowledge to various situations. LACC.K12.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 4 Able to identify Reference sources not discussed during lesson 3 Able to identify all Reference sources and able to use the sources in the correct situations 2 Able to identify at least 3 Reference sources 1 Able to recall Reference sources with prompting 0 Unable to perform task Computers Computers Periodicals Easy Circulation Desk Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Fiction Fiction Fiction Reference EASY Atlas Dict Atlas • An atlas is a map. • If you want to find a specific place, street, road, city, or state. Thesaurus • In a thesaurus, you will find synonyms for words. • Wonderful –Synonyms: great, magnificent, excellent, terrific, cool, and fantastic • Also in a thesaurus you will find an antonym for the word. • Wonderful-Antonyms: horrible, awful Dictionary • We use a dictionary to look up words meanings. Encyclopedia • An encyclopedia is used when someone wants to find information about a person, place, or thing. Periodicals • Provide the most up to date information • Are received on a regular basis • Examples: Magazines and newspapers NOW LET’S SEE WHAT YOU KNOW! My teacher has assigned a report on the country of Mexico. I need to find information on when the country began and who lived there in ancient times. Where would I find this type of information? Atlas Periodical Dictionary Encyclopedia Jimmy is working on writing a sentence with each of his spelling words. He comes to a word he does not know. How can he find the definition of the word? Encyclopedia Atlas Dictionary Thesaurus My family is planning a vacation to Florida. We are going to Universal Studios. I am so excited! My father is trying to decide what interstate he needs to take. Or how to get there from Tennessee? What resource do I use? Atlas Encyclopedia Newspaper Thesaurus I am writing a story about my experience at the Spelling Bee. I want to find another word to use instead of saying great. Where can I find a word that means the same as great? What reference material would I use to find this information? Encyclopedia Thesaurus Atlas Dictionary What is a reference book of maps? Dictionary Encyclopedia Atlas Magazine What is the reference source used for finding a lot of information on various subjects? Dictionary Encyclopedia Atlas Thesaurus The best resource for finding better words to make writing more interesting and less repetitious. Dictionary Encyclopedia Thesaurus Atlas Which reference book would you use to find word meanings and how to spell words? Dictionary Periodicals Thesaurus Encyclopedia How did you do today? I did great! I know my Reference Resources. I did pretty well. I knew most answers. I did okay, but I would like more practice. I had a really difficult time.