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New Review Pirate Dictionary
Shiver me timbers, this here resource is a great way to teach young landlubbers to speak the language of the briny deep. Including over 30 different words and phrases, complete with definitions and guide words, this dictionary will have your class talking like pirates in no time.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars investigate new vocabulary words with a fun, collaborative activity. Given a deck of word cards, pairs of students flip over one at a time and independently look up the term in a dictionary. They then take turns rolling a paper cube with different questions printed on it and use a dictionary to answer the question that comes up.
1st - 5th Language Arts 22 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 22 Views 399 Downloads
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Searching for an incredibly thorough Latin app? Look no further! Latin learners will be quite satisfied with the collection of texts, three dictionaries, customizable flashcards, assessment options, and other features that are right at their fingertips.
7th - Higher Ed Languages 5 Views 2 Downloads
New Words: Make a Conservation Dictionary
Gosh dictionaries are great, and your class gets to make one of their own. They look up and write down the dictionary definition to nine words related to conservation and pollution prevention. They list their words alphabetically for extra fun.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 35 Views 343 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars dig through dictionaries to uncover the wealth of information they provide. Using the included graphic organizer, children learn about target words by finding their part of speech, pronunciation, definition, synonyms, and origin before writing a sentence to demonstrate their understanding of the term.
1st - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 11 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 41 Views 509 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 7 Views 46 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 9 Views 89 Downloads
Now this is a cool dictionary focused resource. There are 6 worksheets you can make into a homework packet for the entire week. Learners choose 10 words (these should be spelling words) they draw an image for each word, put the words in ABC order, and use each word in a sentence.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 166 Downloads
New Review Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects, writing dictionary entries for each one, and using context clues to figure out the meaning of their classmates' words.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 57 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seeing Words in a New Way
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the Visual Thesaurus.
6th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 338 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your budding readers to the dictionary. They read a brief introduction on dictionary features, observing pictures and examples of one-syllable words they could find in a dictionary. Using the word list, they determine which would be nearest the front of the dictionary and which would be the last word.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using a Dictionary: Root Words
A dictionary is a very helpful tool. Teach your third graders how to locate words, define them, and understand what root words are. They look up 12 words, write their definitions, then determine the root word that helps categorize each word group.
3rd Language Arts 6 Views 22 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think critically.
4th Language Arts 64 Views 319 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dictionary Work - Entry Words
Second graders examine the use of entry words in the dictionary. In this dictionary use lesson, learners look at guide words in a children's dictionary as the teacher/librarian describes the characteristics of each entry. They complete an associated worksheet.
2nd Language Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads
Teach Dictionary Skills With Word Wizard
Elementary schoolers use the Word Wizard Dictionary to reinforce dictionary skills. In this dictionary skills lesson plan, everyone learns about the entry words, syllables, pronunciation, parts of speech, and definitions.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 29 Views 86 Downloads
How Do We Find Words in a Dictionary?
The dictionary can be a mysterious and overwhelming book. This presentation clearly describes how words are found in a dictionary. alphabetical order, guide words, columns, and bold text are some of the concepts covered in this impressive PowerPoint.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 43 Downloads