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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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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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Guide Word Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners write sentences using dictionary guide words, putting two guide words from the same page in the same sentence. They demonstrate creative-writing and vocabulary skills to write sentences using dictionary guide words.
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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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Guide Words in a Dictionary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Second and third graders match the five pairs of guide words to the words in a list that should appear on the same page in a dictionary. They look at a second set of five pairs of guide words and circle the word (from three choices) that...
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Dictionary Guide Words: How Do They Guide Us?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after brainstorming what the word "guide" means, examine how to use guide words in a dictionary to locate words. They define "guide," identify guide words in a variety of dictionaries and locate words using guide words....
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Clues You Can Use

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dictionary skills worksheet, students read a short information text about how to use guide words to locate an entry word. Students answer 6 short answer questions.
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dictionary skills worksheet, learners analyze a sample dictionary page. Students answer 4 questions about the page. This worksheet includes guide words, entry words and definitions.
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Using a Dictionary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this using a dictionary worksheet, students use an example dictionary page to answer questions about guide words, definitions, and alphabetical order. Students answer five questions.
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Scream to Scrubber

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dictionary skills worksheet, students will tell which words on their list of 20 s words fall on, before, or after the page with the guide words "scream" and "scrubber". Then students will alphabetize the words.
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Student Dictionary

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice dictionary skills. They use a digital camera and insert pictures from a floppy disk into a document. They play a game in which they are handed an anonymous definition of each other and must find each other in class.
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Dictionary Details

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This clever instructional activity has students practice finding a variety of types of information in a dictionary by playing a "Dictionary Scavenger Hunt" game. Students must use the guide words at the top of a dictionary page,...
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Lesson 3: Encyclopedias

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After being introduced to non-fiction texts, second graders meet a different type of non-fiction text that can help them locate factual information. They discuss and examine all of the features found in typical encyclopedias such as,...
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Dictionary Guide Words

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this guide words worksheet, students select the correct group of guide words for 10 listed terms. Students then are asked to determine the correct definition for the 10 words listed.
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Democratic to Detail: Guide Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this dictionary skills practice worksheet, students examine 20 words and use the guide words to determine whether each word would be on the same page, before the page, or after the page. Students also put the words in alphabetical order.
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Guide Word Practice

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this guide words worksheet, students learn how to use guide words in the dictionary when looking for a word. Students circle the words that could be found on the page with the three examples of guide words. Then, students rewrite the...
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Finding Words Quickly

For Students 7th - 8th
In this finding words quickly worksheet, learners observe and critique a "Macmillan Essential Dictionary" to answer twenty questions on how to utilize guide words.
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My Spelling Words- Spelling List #39

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this spelling worksheet, learners learn 12 words in a list which have no apparent connection. Students look up each word in the dictionary and write the guide words that appear on the page.
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My Spelling Words

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling worksheet, students practice reading and writing given words. They use a dictionary to locate the words and identify the guide words on the page. This one-page worksheet contains 12 words. Students choose two words to...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #91

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling worksheet, students read and write given words. They look the words up in the dictionary and identify the guide words that appear on the page. Students choose two words to define. There are 14 problems on this...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #171

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling instructional activity, students practice reading and writing 12 given words. Afterward, all students look up each word in the dictionary and write down the guide words found on the page. All words end with the "-tion"...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #154

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling learning exercise, students practice writing and reading their spelling words. They look the word up in the dictionary and identify the guide words on the page. Students write the definition of two spelling words. All...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #141

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling instructional activity, students write and spell 12 given words. Next, they identify the words in a dictionary and write the guide words on the instructional activity, Students write the definition of two words. All...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #146

For Students 4th - 5th
In this spelling worksheet, students practice reading and writing twelve words. Afterward, they look up each word in the dictionary and write the guide words. Students define two words.