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Using a Dictionary

Reading in English

Low Int – Int
Grades 9–12

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.

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Focus

academic
reading
alphabetical order
dictionary entries
parts of speech
synonyms & antonyms
pronunciation

Vocabulary

entry
alphabetical order
look up
definition
part of speech
pronunciation
synonym
antonym
informal
archaic
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane