Research Skills Parts of a Book Internet Smarts Hodge Podge Genres

100

What is a dictionary?
You could use this to find the definition of the word archaeologists.

100

What is the Title Page?
This names the title of the book. It also tells who qrote the book and who drew the pictures. It even tells the name of the company that published the book.

100

What is the Scroll Bar?
This is what you use to move up and down on a specific page.

100

What are Guide Words?
A pair of words at the top of a page. All of the words included on that page are between the two words in alphabetical order.

100

What is Fiction?
Stories that are made up from the imagination of the author and are not true.

200

What is a thesaurus?
You use this book to find a synonym for the word abandoned.

200

What is the Table of Contents?
This lists all the chapters that are in the book. You can use this to find out what page each chapter begins on.

200

What is the Address Bar?
This shows you the address of a website on the world wide web.

200

What is Plagiarism?
This is to steal or pass off the ideas or words of another as your own. Be careful not to do this when you are doing research!

200

What is Non-Fiction?
Writing dealing with facts and events rather than the imagination.

300

What is an encyclopedia?
This is a set of books that gives information about many topics. The topics are listed in Alphabetical order.

300

What is the copyright page?
This is the page that gives the copyright date, which is the date that the book was published.

300

What is the Internet?
A network of millions of computers from all over the world. This allows computers all over the world to trade information.

300

What is Internet Safety?
Being safe when using the internet. Do not give out personnal information or go to websites without your parent or guardians permission.

300

What is a Mystery?
A fictional story where the characters have to be detectives to solve a problem. This type of story is usually filled with suspense!

400

What is an Atlas?
A book that has a collection of maps? This book also contains information about the land, crops and the population of an area.

400

What is the glossary?
The part of a textbook that might list the meaning of the word temple?

400

What is a Search Engine?
A program that searches information on the world wide web by looking for keywords.

400

What is OPAC?
The name of OMS's online catalog for the library. I can use this to check if a book is available and see all of the information I might need to know about that book.

400

What is a Biography?
A non-fiction book about a real persons life and their accomplishments or events that happened during their life written by someone else.

500

What is an Almanac?
This is a book of facts that is published each year containing miscellaneous information.

500

What is an index?
An alphabetical listing of all topics/items usually found at the end of a book.

500

What is a Hyperlink?
An image or portion of text that when clicked on takes you to another page, image or sound.

500

What is Onomatopoeia?
When an author uses words in their writing to mimic sounds. It appeals to the sense of hearing and brings a description to life. Example: Buzzzzz!

500

What is historical fiction?
A fictional story where the setting and characters are part of a notable period in history.

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