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Dictionary Detectives Worksheets

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    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  AUS V8, AUS V9

  • Year

    Year:  1 - 3

Hunt for guide words and page numbers to practise dictionary skills with these dictionary worksheets.

Dictionary Skills Worksheets – Dictionary Detectives

Are you looking for a quick and easy activity to consolidate your students’ knowledge of how to use a dictionary? Look no further than our Dictionary Detectives Worksheets. Get your students to get out those magnifying glasses and go searching for clues with this set of worksheets. These worksheets have been developed by a teacher to help students learn how to find words in a dictionary and identify the guide words and page numbers.

Each worksheet contains a list of words for students to find in the dictionary, along with a space for them to write down the guide words and page numbers. 

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Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardboard and slipping it into a write-and-wipe sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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