2nd Grade Reference Tools & Text Features SMARTBoard
This interactive file includes 20 slides explaining reference tools (internet searches, atlas, dictionaries, thesaurus, glossaries, etc.), 12 slides of practice choosing which tools to use and when, a thesaurus class book project with Word document files to use, Word document resources, and a quiz-quiz-trade activity to practice the skills with pairs, groups, or whole class.
You can use these slides over and over for review and practice of skills including these:
2.W.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
2.L.4e Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
2.RI.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.