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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 students 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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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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Commonly Confused Words Exercise

For Students 4th - 6th
Accept or except? Advice or advise? Eminent or imminent? Which is which witch? In order to select the correct word to complete 20 sentences, learners get out their dictionaries and check the meaning and usage of the commonly confused pairs.
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Vocabulary Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore new vocabulary words with your learners. They rewrite a previously written paper, choosing several words from the paper to replace with better synonyms. They use the Frayer Model to analyze a few of the words and write a story...
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Strengthening Your Vocabulary

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A challenging worksheet is here for your learners of language arts. In it, they must find words that convey a more powerful, or more descriptive meaning than the guide word at the top of the list. There are 12 guide words, and nine more...
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Guide Word Game

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
In pairs, learners describe and use guide words to locate words in a dictionary. This is a timed activity, where points can be earned by completing the goal first. Tip: Have kids look up weird words in the dictionary, and then come up...
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Justice for All

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A reading of Roald Dahl’s Lamb to the Slaughter opens a discussion of justice and fairness. Using a Venn diagram and an Idea Wheel graphic organizer, class members consider the similarities and differences in these two terms. They then...
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 6th
How do you know how to pronounce new words? Use this activity to explore the pronunciation key provided in the dictionary. Learners will read five sentences and attempt to use the key provided to decode the word in parentheses. 
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Using a Dictionary, Page 2

For Students 2nd - 5th
Your class can use this worksheet to better understand the pronunciation key found in the dictionary. They read information about pronunciation and syllables, and then circle the words that match the proper marks. This would be a good...
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Vocabulary Development through Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 4th
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...
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Dictionary Definitions

For Students 2nd - 4th
Here is a handy tool you can print and use again and again. There are 3 sheets, each contains boxes to write a spelling or vocabulary word, its definition, and an image. There are spaces for 20 words. Tip: This would be a great homework...
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Dictionary Research Work

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
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...
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Using a Dictionary, Page 3

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dictionary definitions worksheet, students analyze a sample dictionary page and answer 5 questions about the definitions, syllables and pronunciation.
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How Do We Find Words in a Dictionary?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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Dictionary Digs

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
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...
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Silent Letters

For Students 1st - 2nd
An informative language arts learning exercise is here for you. In it, young readers practice identifying the silent letters that appear in a word by circling them. For example, they would circle the letter b in the word lamb. There is a...
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Dictionary Skills Review

For Students 4th - 9th
Elementary and middle schoolers write 12 words in alphabetical order. They answer seven questions using the dictionary skills of pronunciation, breaking words into syllables and finding definitions. Then they answer five questions about...
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Comparing Words-Pronunciation

For Students 5th - 9th
Would a gnu eat roux? Although the words, mauve, grove, shove, and rove appear similar, which words don't rhyme with the others? Class members use a dictionary to help them answer pronunciation questions about unfamiliar words.
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 5th
An online, interactive worksheet provides plenty of practice with using the dictionary. Learners look up and complete or correct 22 compound nouns and adjectives. They connect definitions of words that have affixes to the definitions of...
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Dictionary Detective

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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.
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Dictionary Dynamics: Picture Dictionary

For Students 4th - 6th
Comic strips, word-a-day calendars, illustrated dictionaries - all great ways to have your pupils demonstrate their understanding of the meanings of words! After using dictionaries to determine the meaning of a list of words, learners...
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Revising Writing: Plain English

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Eschew obfuscation! Using dictionaries, writers revise a complicated text so that it reads more simply and improves the clarity of the passage. Focusing on word meanings, they revise the sample worksheets and then present their...
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Christmas Tree Vocabulary

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is a new Christmas twist on dictionary use and word research. After making a paper Christmas tree, learners listen to a wide selection of Christmas music. When they hear an unfamiliar word they write it down, look up the definition,...