Reading: Dictionaries and Indexes

Dictionaries and indexes are both organised in alphabetical order. Dictionaries are also a handy way to check your spelling of a word.

Quick tips for tutors

Types of text includes:

  • Information about different text types: persuasive, instructive, informative and descriptive
  • Strategies for recognising each type
  • Common features of forms

Downloadable Factsheets

Alphabetical order
Dictionaries and indexes
Indexes and contents pages

Downloadable Worksheets

Recipe index
Alphabetical order
Using alphabetical order for filing
Using an index

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Skimming and scanning
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