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58 resources with the keyterm dictionary usage

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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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New Words: Make a Conservation Dictionary

For Students 4th Standards
Gosh dictionaries are great, and your class gets to make one of their own. They look up and write down the dictionary definition to nine words related to conservation and pollution prevention. They list their words alphabetically for...
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Using a Dictionary: Root Words

For Students 3rd
A dictionary is a very helpful tool. Teach your third graders how to locate words, define them, and understand what root words are. They look up 12 words, write their definitions, then determine the root word that helps categorize each...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 33

For Students 8th - 9th
In this vocabulary and spelling worksheet, pupils increase their spelling skills and vocabulary by completing several exercises. The activities include determining word structure, word meanings, and using the dictionary. Unfortunately,...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 87

For Students 8th - 9th
Develop vocabulary and polish spelling skills with your eighth and ninth graders. With this resource, pupils will focus on word forms, meaning, and using a dictionary. There's one trouble though: the vocabulary list is not included....
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 9

For Students 8th - 9th
Eighth and ninth graders increase their spelling skills and vocabulary by completing several exercises. The activities include determining word meanings and structure and using the dictionary. Either use the activities as ideas for your...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 177

For Students 8th - 9th
Increase the spelling skills and vocabulary of your class by completing several exercises. The activities include determining word meanings, word structure, and using the dictionary. While the activities help develop vocabulary, the...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 171

For Students 8th - 9th
Develop vocabulary and improve spelling skills. The activities include determining word meanings, word replacements, and using the dictionary. Unfortunately, the vocabulary list is not included, so you'll have to guess the words!
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 27

For Students 8th - 9th
Develop vocabulary with this spelling/vocabulary worksheet. The activities include determining word replacements, word meanings, and using the dictionary. The vocabulary list the activities are based off of are not included. 
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 21

For Students 8th - 9th
Increase spelling skills and vocabulary by completing several exercises focusing on word sequences, meaning, and using the dictionary. Unfortunately, the spelling/vocabulary words are not provided, so you'd have to complete the exercises...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 93

For Students 8th - 9th
Explore new vocabulary words by studying word meaning and structure. This worksheet is designed to accompany a list of vocabulary words, but the words are not included here. Consider using this sheet to brainstorm different activities to...
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Spelling and Vocabulary Page 9

For Students 8th - 9th
Studying the structure and meaning of words in unique ways will help your class remember their vocabulary lists. This instructional activity contains activities that have learners determine word meanings and study structure, but the...
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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 Work

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Here is a handy one-pager useful for any spelling work. Learners write 10 words from their spelling lists in the first column. They find them in the dictionary and write the page number and guide words in the subsequent columns. I'd use...
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Using a Dictionary

For Students 3rd - 4th
Start by reviewing the definition of syllable and pronunciation. Then study the pronunciation key before having learners try to match the word given to its correct pronunciation. Only five practice opportunities are provided. 
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Dictionary Animal Spelling

For Students 1st - 2nd
Learners identify the animals and use a dictionary to help them find the correct spellings for the 12 words.
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Physical Education Word of the Week

For Teachers K - 5th
Practice physical education vocabulary in your classroom. Working with language arts teachers, learners use dictionary skills to define and explain a word dealing with a concept in physical education. They also complete a task and have...
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Use a Dictionary to Check Spelling

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dictionary usage activity, students use a sample dictionary page to correct the misspellings of underlined words in sentences. Students write three answers.
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Understanding and Using Red And Black Words

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this understanding and using red and black words worksheet, students view a "Macmillan Dictionary" and observe all the different red and black words found in the dictionary. Students answer twenty-five questions about the colored words.
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Vocabulary Questions: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 9th - 10th
In this synonyms and antonyms worksheet, students explore three synonyms and one antonym for thirty two words using the dictionary. Students answer seventeen short answer questions about the words they found.
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Hoops: Grade 4 and 5

For Teachers 4th - 5th
4th-5th graders will compete in a game similar to Jeopardy in which they answer questions from a variety of subject areas including science, language, and math. The questions are based on an extremely wide variety of topics, so would be...
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Picking the Right Words: Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a dictionary and thesaurus to find more specific and descriptive words to use in nursery rhymes. In this word selection lesson, 6th graders discuss the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme and find more specific words to use...
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Artlex Online Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students complete an artwork analysis and vocabulary activity. In this artwork and vocabulary lesson, students write definitions for the familiar terms from the worksheet. Students select a piece of artwork from the web site to include...
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Dashing Definitions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this wordsearch puzzle worksheet, middle schoolers supply the missing letters to form a word and match it with the definition from the dictionary. Students then find the words in a word search puzzle.