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197 resources with the concept dictionary skills

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Dictionary Cube

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars investigate new vocabulary words with a fun, collaborative activity. Given a deck of word cards, pairs of learners flip over one at a time and independently look up the term in a dictionary. They then take turns rolling a...
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Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature

For Students 4th Standards
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...
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 2nd - 4th
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...
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ABC-Introduction to the Dictionary

For Students 2nd - 4th
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...
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Frindle: Word Play and Creation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Making up stories is fun, but have you ever tried making up words? After reading Frindle by Andrew Clements, small groups work together to create words that communicate unique ideas.
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Word Meaning

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Nine learning activities focus on vocabulary. Scholars work through practice pages and learning games to search for information in a dictionary and define multiple meaning words. 
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Etymology Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The English language is intricate as is any study of the origins and meanings of English words. A 45-page curriculum guide includes units on how to use dictionaries and thesauri, as well as core units on words derived from Latin, Greek,...
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What’s the Good Word? Etymology Project Guidelines

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Who named the shapes, or the days of the week? Should words be removed from the dictionary if they're no longer commonly used? Are there too many words in the English language? Language arts students explore these and additional...
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Traditional Irish Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate sean-nós, céilí, and the lilting music of the Emerald Isle with a set of language arts activities! Learners complete word puzzles, vocabulary exercises, and comprehension questions about traditional Irish music.
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Dictionary

For Students K - 4th Standards
Brush up on those dictionary skills with a simple worksheet that has pupils looking up words in a dictionary, writing the definition, and using the words in a sentence.
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Informational Text Graphic Organizers

For Students 3rd Standards
Analyze informational text with a set of three worksheets that focus on the main idea and supporting details, and reinforces note taking skills, and the use of context clues to define new words. 
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Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
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Family Time: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Support English language development with a family-themed unit consisting of a series of lessons designed to get your scholars moving, looking, speaking, writing, and listening. Conversation topics include birthdays, family...
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Word Splash

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Challenge learners to do more with a word than simply define it. After perusing a newspaper article for an unfamiliar word, elementary and middle schoolers look up the definition, find synonyms and antonyms, draw a picture representing...
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Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Here is a unit designed to support English language development. Scholars speak, move, and write to learn more about topics that focus on community and local concepts. The series of lessons aids to reinforce concepts including consonant...
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Dictionary Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Learning how to use a dictionary takes practice. Here, you'll find an anchor chart, activities, worksheets, and creative lesson plans to enhance your scholars' dictionary skills.
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Empathy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring out the empathetic feelings in your elementary readers with a set of lessons about understanding the feelings of others. After your class looks up the dictionary definition of empathy, they apply their knowledge to several short...
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Vocabulary - Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Vocabulary Power

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
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Dictionary Skills Review

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do we use a dictionary? Your scholars will tell you why while demonstrating their dictionary skills. In addition to stating the purpose of using dictionaries, they will also show what they know about guide words, alphabetizing, and...
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Additional Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Why say that someone is nice when you could express so much more by calling this person delightful, charming, or gracious? After going over a sample word, have your pupils exercise their synonym skills by assigning each pair an overly...
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The Giver: Magic Squares

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Combine math and vocabulary in a fun activity based on Lois Lowry's The Giver. Before kids begin the book, they look up the definitions of 16 vocabulary words and complete a puzzle that will give them the same number.
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Frindle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
"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,...