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Using a Dictionary

Reading in English

Low Int – Int

In this lesson, students learn how to use a dictionary to find information about a word, including the part of speech, meaning, pronunciation, and more. Students practice looking at different dictionaries and copying parts of dictionary entries.

Printable Lesson

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  • 3+ hours
  • 14 pages
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Tasks
  • pre-reading
  • reading
  • instruction
  • guided practice
  • vocabulary review
  • more practice
  • assessment
Vocabulary
  • entry
  • alphabetical order
  • look up
  • definition
  • part of speech
  • pronunciation
  • synonym
  • antonym
  • informal
  • archaic
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Lesson Objective

  • Warm-Up

  • Quote

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Reading

  • Look Up

  • Parts of a Dictionary Entry

  • What Part of the Entry Is It?

  • Alphabetical Order

  • Vocabulary Review A

  • Vocabulary Review B

  • Reading Difficult Words

  • Copying a Dictionary Entry

  • Assessment A

  • Assessment B