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Spring Dictionary Activities

Literacy Spark
Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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98 pages
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Literacy Spark


This product includes five spring themed dictionary activities for grades 1-4. (All activities require knowledge of ABC order to at least the 2nd and 3rd letter.)

*Every activity includes recording sheets, answer documents, and is available in black/white AND color. Each activity contains multiple sets, which are color coded for ease of organization.*


ABC Order (pages 3-11): Three spring themed sets of ABC order cards with recording sheet.

Dictionary Battles (pages 12-32): Three sets of spring themed word cards for students to complete against one another while searching for the words in the dictionary. Included is a recording sheet for writing down the definition, part of speech, guide words, etc.

Task Cards (pages 33-52): Two sets of task cards, with recording sheets, that ask questions such as -
Which word would come after...?
Which word would come in between...?
Which word would come before...?
Which set of words is in ABC order?

Dictionary Hunt (pages 53-66): Two sets of dictionary hunt cards along with a recording sheet. Cards include questions such as -
Which word comes first in the dictionary?
Find a noun that begins with the letter N.
How many pages of X words are there in the dictionary?
Find the first word that begins with the letter R.

Guide Words (pages 67-97): Five sets of guide word practice games. Students need to sort 16 words to the correct pair of guide words and record the answers in ABC order on the recording sheet for each set.
Total Pages
98 pages
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