How to Use the Dictionary (Students)

The instructions below explain how to access and use the dictionary in the Literacy Toolkit. The Literacy Toolkit is available in every book within the myON program. There are two ways to use the dictionary: you can look up a word, or you can select a word in the book that you want defined.

Looking Up a Word in the Dictionary

  1. If you don't see the dictionary on the right, click the  (Show/Hide Sidebar) icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
  2. When the sidebar opens on the right side of the page, click the  (Dictionary) icon.
  3. Type in the word you would like the definition of in the search field. Below the word, you will see the definition and the pronunciation of the word. You will also see an audio button that you can click to hear the word.
  4. To close the dictionary, click either (Show/Hide Sidebar icon) or (dictionary icon).

Selecting a Word in the Book

When you have a book open, click a word to see the definition.

Clicking a specific word, such as "mountains," will automatically open the dictionary with the same information described above.

Other Considerations

At the present time, dictionary support is available only for English books.