Dictionary Detective Center & Worksheets - 2nd & 3rd Grade

Beth Gorden
Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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17 pages
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Beth Gorden


Teach kinds how use a dictionary with Dictionary Detectives. This unit was created for 2nd & 3rd graders and can be used as a center, just the worksheets, or any other combination.

Worksheets with definitions and practice using 5 key elements of a dictionary:
• entry words
• guide words
• word forms
• syllables
• definition

Dictionary Detective Practice
8 Dictionary Detective Worksheets for kids to fill out independently to get practice using the dictionary.

If used as a center, it includes Dictionary Detective color title sheet & definition strips.

NOTE: This unit can be used with any dictionary. The answer keys included based on Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary (blue cover with giraffe in bottom left corner) copyright 2014.

Kids learn best when they are having fun!! My goal is to provide a fun way to reinforce, review and teach kids.

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