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Dictionary Dig Activity Cards

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A set of 24 dictionary activity cards.

Print, cut and laminate the activity cards for students to use individually or in small groups. Students use a dictionary to complete the activity listed on the card.

Use this teaching resource when learning about dictionary skills or as a literacy group activity when developing spelling skills and strategies.

An editable version of this resource has also been provided to include your own dictionary activities.

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  • Zuriette Du Plessis

    Lovely resource for an independent Reading Group Activities to consolidate the use of Dictionaries. Thank you.

    Comment by Zuriette Du Plessis on November 19, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    • Nikki (Teach Starter)

      Hi Zuriette,

      Thank you for your lovely comment! It is great to hear you are finding this resource useful in your classroom.

      Kind regards,

      Comment by Nikki (Teach Starter) on November 20, 2017 at 7:33 am

  • Zuriette Du Plessis

    Thank you SO VERY MUCH for this activity. Thank you for helping us in such a creative way.

    Comment by Zuriette Du Plessis on November 26, 2017 at 9:20 am

    • Scott (Teach Starter) Scott (Teach Starter)

      Thank you for the feedback, Zuriette! So happy to hear that these will be useful for you 🙂

      Official comment by Scott (Teach Starter) on January 10, 2018 at 8:33 pm

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  • Updated to include editable version of resource

    Addition by Nikki (Teach Starter) 20th Nov, 2017

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