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Using a Dictionary The Best Source of Words There are many ways that a person can find out about words. The best known way to find out about a word is to use a dictionary. What are some of the things you find out when you use a dictionary? Why do we use a Dictionary?? Spelling. Yes! What if you don't know how to spell a word and you have to look it up?? That always made me mad. I ask how to spell a word, and the teacher or my mother says, "Look it up!!" Luckily words are listed in alphabetical order. So, if we go to the Reference Section of the library or the shelf where we keep our dictionary at home, we can find out how to spell it. What else is it good for???? Here you will find: What you can find in a dictionary. How to use a dictionary and dictionary sites. Some things to do with a dictionary. Mores sources related to dictionaries. and A quiz to check what you learned. If you like to make a good spelling guess, there is a website where you can find words and definitions using any parts of the words. Go to allwords.com . Also, it is a good place to go after you have checked out our Root Words page. Tolkien liked to study where words came from and this will help you see how some words are connected. If you learn some of the roots, or origins, of words, you can make good guesses about what words might mean. Knowing meanings of some root words and knowing prefixes and suffixes will help you make good guesses about words.
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