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Language Arts Skills Index

The Language Arts and the Math and Science Skills Indexes are designed to help you integrate the TV411 videos, web lessons, and print downloads into your classroom's curriculum. Use the dropdown menu below to browse the full catalog of our language arts materials by the skill or content area they address.

Skill/Content: Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Dictionary Entries

When you come across a new word in a book or newspaper, don’t pass it by. Look it up in the dictionary!

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Lesson Finding New Ways to Say Something

If you never want to be at a loss for words—it’s a good idea to have a thesaurus on hand.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Lesson Personal Dictionary

Want to expand your vocabulary? Start a personal dictionary. A blank address book is a perfect place to list new words and definitions.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Lesson Words with Multiple Meanings

What does “fan” mean? That depends on how it’s used in a sentence. Many English words have more than one definition. You’ll find them all in the dictionary.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Print Lesson Dictionary

Click on the title to download the worksheet.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Print Lesson Frequently Misspelled Words

Click on the title to download the worksheet.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Video Video: Atlas

Agent Know How uses the library's atlas to find the distance from New York, NY to El Paso, TX.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Video Video: Right Definition

TV411's Dictionary Wizards explore words with more than one meaning.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Video Video: Choose a Dictionary

Two Scrabble players give Question Man (Joey Kola) strategies for choosing a dictionary.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills
Video Video: Find a Word You Can Spell

TV411's Dictionary Wizards show how to look up a word that you know how to spell.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills

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