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Dictionary Dig Activity Cards

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3 pages (PDF, Word)|Suitable for Grades: 3 - 6

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.

As answers for this task will vary, no answer sheet has been provided.

A version of this teaching resource document can be opened and edited in Microsoft Word, allowing you to add your own custom content.

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

Zuriette Du Plessis · Nov 26th, 2017

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

Scott (Teach Starter) · Jan 10th, 2018

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

Zuriette Du Plessis · Nov 19th, 2017

Hi Zuriette,

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

Kind regards,

Nikki (Teach Starter) · Nov 20th, 2017

Resource Updates

  • Updated to include editable version of resource

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

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