Word Wise

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Warm up your class at the start of the year by checking their ability to read and unpack dictionary entries. This worksheet asks pupils to pick apart a sentence that uses some pretty advanced vocabulary by using three dictionary definitions that include pronunciation, part of speech, synonyms, and more. Learners respond to ten questions about the words and use their own vocabulary to describe at least two of the words.

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Pros

  • Comes with extension ideas for which individuals use synonyms and the complex words on their own
  • Answers are provided on the second page
Cons

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