A FANTASTIC get-to-know-you activity that works double duty. Students learn about and how to use research resources (traditional and online dictionaries CCSS) as they learn about the other students in their class.
I use this product at the beginning of a new class term as a way to get to know my students and to teach part of the research and the public speaking standard.
This resource includes all the ingredients necessary to teach how to use a traditional and online dictionary.
Included in this resource are:
Mini-lessons WITH the lesson plans!
Students have a fun time learning about dictionaries (seriously!) with the action packed activities included in this resource. Included are the lesson plans needed to teach the research resources and public speaking standards. It is a great way to learn about your students and to showcase their differences.
**I usually make a bulletin board display in the hallway with the student made entries