This video demonstrates the use of a Merriam-Webster online dictionary and the search within linked websites for examples. Pitched to starting college students, the material would be appropriate for interested high school students. The vocabulary used in the demonstrations is of a standardized-test level.
Using an Online Dictionary is a free educational video by LearningEngineer.com.It helps students in grades HS practice the following standards L.9-10.4,L.9-10.4.C,L.9-10.4.D.
1. L.9-10.4 : Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9-10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
2. L.9-10.4.C : Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, its etymology, or its standard usage.
3. L.9-10.4.D : Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
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