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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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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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Use a Dictionary to Check Spelling

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dictionary usage worksheet, learners use a sample dictionary page to correct the misspellings of underlined words in sentences. Students write three answers.
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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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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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Dictionary Practice 3

For Students 4th - 5th
Originally designed for English language learners, this worksheet about dictionary usage could be used with native speakers as well! Give each pupil a dictionary and have them search for the nine listed words. They record the definition...
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Using a Dictionary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dictionary usage worksheet, students read facts about the dictionary and practice using a dictionary page to answer questions. Students write four short answers.
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Dictionary Skills 1

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dictionary usage worksheet, students put each set of words in the table in alphabetical order. The objective is to enhance students' dictionary skills.
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Using a Dictionary, Page 2

For Students 6th - 7th
In this dictionary usage activity, students review the definitions for syllable, pronunciations, accent marks, and pronunciation key. Students then write the word shown in each dictionary respelling. Students then write the words in a...
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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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School-Home Links: Dictionary Usage

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dictionary usage instructional activity students discover the meaning to a difficult word - consternation - by first guessing at the meaning and then looking up the word in a dictionary and answering several questions about the...
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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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Dictionaries

For Students 5th
In this dictionary usage activity, 5th graders use a dictionary to look up the following words: cavalcade, suffuse, venerable, abyss, qualm, an intercede. Students then write a sentence using each of the 6 words.
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Meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance/ Dictionary Practice

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders determine the meaning of the words in the Pledge of Allegiance. In this dictionary usage lesson, 3rd graders, working in pairs, look up specific words from the Pledge. They make posters of the definitions they obtain by...
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Using Dictionary Entries

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Work on word pronunciations by exploring the dictionary. Learners complete a worksheet containing questions about dictionary entries. They review how to use a dictionary, identify syllable breaks, parts of speech, and word pronunciation.
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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 33

For Students 8th - 9th
For 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 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 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 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 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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