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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.

  • entry
  • alphabetical order
  • look up
  • definition
  • part of speech
  • pronunciation
  • synonym
  • antonym
  • informal
  • archaic
PDF Content
  • pre-reading
  • reading
  • instruction
  • guided practice
  • vocabulary review
  • more practice
  • assessment
Task Content
  • Lesson Objective(Reference)
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading (Reference)
  • Look Up(Reference)
  • Parts of a Dictionary Entry(Reference)
  • What Part of the Entry Is It?(Matching)
  • Alphabetical Order(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
  • Reading Difficult Words(Reference)
  • Copying a Dictionary Entry(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Assessment A(Reference)
  • Assessment B(Open-Ended Questions)