Organisation_of_a_Dictionary

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    Organisation of a Dictionary WALT: use a dictionary to sort words into alphabetical order.
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How quick can you find these words? pyramid tourist apple
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How is the Dictionary organised? Alphabetically We can split the dictionary into quartiles. What do you think this means? Halfway through the dictionary is M The first quartile is A – E The second is F – L The third is M - S The final quartile is T - Z
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Can you find the quartiles? Hold your dictionary by the spine Let it fall open in the middle, should be around M Then halve each side so you
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Unformatted text preview: should have fingers in F, M and T. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t y v w x y z How can this help us? Can you find the words any quicker now? • pyramid • tourist • apple a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t y v w x y z Now its your turn… Dictionary Work • WALT use a dictionary to sort words into alphabetical order. Find the words on your list in your dictionary, write them in your books in alphabetical order with the definition for each word....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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