Put on your thinking cap and alphabetize words, select guide words, and answer questions on this dictionary skills worksheet from Tlsbooks.com.


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Dictionary Skills Review Worksheet

It is time to get back to basics and help our kids learn to use a dictionary! I am troubled by the number of young people who do not know what guide words and pronunciation keys are. I suppose that in this time of online dictionaries and audio pronunciation tools, some folks believe a physical dictionary is a relic. My tattered relic is prominently displayed in my home and is visited often by both young and old.

I have created this language arts worksheet as a very brief activity to encourage students to use and become familiar with a physical dictionary. The worksheet provides practice in alphabetizing and syllabicating words, identifying guide words, and real world knowledge of the information found within the pages of a dictionary. An answer key is included.

Grade recommendation: 3-4   •   Common Core State Standards Alignment: ELA-Literacy.L.3.4d, RF.3.3c

Skills: language arts | dictionary skills | syllabication | alphabetizing | guide words

Item 3222 | 1 page | Publisher: T. Smith Publishing ©2008 | by Tracey Smith

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