Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10880
Dictionaries have a LOT of pages, and you could spend all day looking for a word, were it not for the guide words! Mrs. Willis and a quiz teach you about these words at the top of the pages!
How can you quickly find the word "intent" in the dictionary?
The best way to find words in a dictionary is to use the guide words located at the top of the page.
What do you know about guide words? Turn and tell your teacher what you already know about guide words.
Now let's build on what you know. Begin by watching this Mrs. Willis- Dictionary Guide Words video:
Let's practice using guide words in the next section.