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Students understand the way the dictionary is laid out as well as the purpose for why people use dictionaries. In this language arts lesson plan, students recognize the need for alphabetical order and are able to find words using a dictionary.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Using Bilingual Dictionaries
Practice researching and translating all parts of speech using a bilingual dictionary. The class uses their research to increase their own vocabulary and learn the dictionary abbreviations for words such as transitive verb, pronoun, masculine, and feminine.
6th - 8th English Language Development 4 Views 22 Downloads
ABC-Introduction to the Dictionary
Looking for an excellent way to give your class practice using and a better understanding of how the dictionary works? Try this 4 page printable packet! They read about the dictionary, sort and alphabetize words, the create a dictionary page of their own.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 18 Views 395 Downloads
Third graders determine appropriate definitions in context. They read a passage, look up words with multiple meanings in the dictionary, and determine which definition fits. Students review guide words, entry words, parts of speech,plural, pronunciation guide, syllables, accent mark.
3rd Language Arts 6 Views 41 Downloads
Dictionary Go Fish
Students use their dictionary skills to play a game. In this dictionary skills lesson, students receive a fish with a number on it. The number corresponds with a word on the board. The students look in the dictionary to find the entry word, guide word, syllables, part of speech and definition of the word and record it on their paper.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 78 Downloads
Dictionary skills are important to learn. Model how to find a word in the dictionary and how to choose the correct definition. As a class, look up words from The Life Cyle of a Bettle. Additionally, encourage your class to determine which definition is correct by looking at the context of the paragraph or sentences.
3rd Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Development through Dictionary Skills
There will always be words you don't know, so how do you find their meaning? You have to use the dictionary! Provide teams of learners with this two-page packet, and have them search the dictionary for several unknown words. Words like turban, ukulele, vestry, and albumen are included, so even your most precocious learners will need to use the dictionary.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 33 Views 504 Downloads
Vocabulary Development Through Dictionary Skills
In this vocabulary development worksheet, students predict what 8 words mean and then check their meanings in a dictionary. Students also select 8 of their own personal words, make predictions for them, and check their meanings.
5th - 6th Language Arts 48 Views 185 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Build your class's dictionary skills with this fun game. The activity allows learners to better understand dictionary usage, spelling, and vocabulary. By the end of this activity, they should be skilled word finders.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 338 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Spanish/ English Picture Dictionary
Learners explore all the avenues of why its important to use a dictionary to find out what a word means. The functions of a dictionary is discussed in depth within this lesson. They create a Spanish/English Picture Dictionary to illustrate the important use of a dictionary.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
The Amazing World of Dictionaries
Use this resource to discuss various ways to dictionaries can be used. What a terrific presentation to display when exploring how dictionaries are used to define words, check spellings, identify parts of speech, and more. The PowerPoint also talks about the different types of dictionaries available, such as online sources and illustrated versions.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 44 Downloads
Dictionary Research Work
Explore new words and examine an unusual alphabet book with your young scholars. They are introduced to an alphabet book containing many unfamiliar words. They are then guided as they search for definitions in a dictionary. They then create their own alphabet book based on their amazing vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 87 Downloads
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7th - Higher Ed Languages 3 Views 2 Downloads