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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...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
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...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Diggin' Through the Dictionary
In this dictionary skills activity, students choose a word and find it in dictionary. Students note the page it was found on, identify the guide words, part of speech, etymology, definition, and plural spelling of the word. In addition,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable