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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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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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Teach Dictionary Skills With Word Wizard

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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.
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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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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 Skills

For Students 3rd - 6th
How do you know how to pronounce new words? Use this learning exercise 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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Dictionary Skills

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

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners use the dictionary's pronunciation key to help them identify the words in parentheses. This can be awfully tricky for some learners, so be sure to do several examples as a group before assigning them this independent work. 
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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 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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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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Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Play a game to reinforce dictionary skills. Class members compete to see who can be the first to locate a word.  Remind competitors that the provided guide words will speed up their search.
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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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Pirate Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
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...
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Antonyms and Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this antonyms worksheet, learners discuss the definition of antonyms and then match a list of words with their antonyms. Students match eight words. In the dictionary skills section of the worksheet learners learn about a...
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Creating a Picture Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a reading, vocabulary,picture dictionary on the computer. They participate in becoming familiar with some basic capabilities of a word processor. They build vocabulary, spelling, and dictionary skills, reinforce...
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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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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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Using a Dictionary, Page 3

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dictionary definitions learning exercise, students analyze a sample dictionary page and answer 5 questions about the definitions, syllables and pronunciation.
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dictionary skills worksheet, students examine the names of 12 professional careers and use a dictionary to identify their fields of study.
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Analogies and Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this analogies worksheet, students discuss the definition of an analogy. Students are given an example to show an analogy. Students then must finish 8 analogies by writing a word from a box that completes the analogy. Students end the...
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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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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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