Using References

English Language Arts, Grade 8


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Study Guide Using References English Language Arts, Grade 8

USING REFERENCES What is a Reference? A reference is a book or an online source where a student can find facts. Examples: Encyclopedia Atlas Dictionary Thesaurus Almanac Magazine Pamphlet Catalog Try This! 1] What reference is the Guinness Book of World Records? a] magazine b] dictionary c] atlas d] almanac 2] The author of a well-known thesaurus was Peter Mark ________. a] Webster b] Roget c] Roger d] Weber 3] What reference contains articles on a wide variety of subjects? a] catalog b] encyclopedia c] atlas d] dictionary 4] In which reference book would you find the origin of the word photograph? a] catalog b] dictionary c] atlas d] almanac © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at