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Word Of The Day Activity Sheet - Grades 4–6

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 4 - 6

A word of the day activity with a variety of tasks to give context and meaning to a word.

A word of the day sheet to use with upper elementary students to practice dictionary and vocabulary skills.

The activity sheet includes:

  • dictionary definition
  • guide words on dictionary page
  • syllabification
  • pronunciation
  • word origin
  • part(s) of speech
  • word forms
  • use the word in a sentence
  • definition in your own words
  • list 5 synonyms for the word
  • list 5 antonyms for the word.

This resource can be used in a variety of ways, such as:

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You might like to use this activity in conjunction with our Parts of a Dictionary – Poster.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have updated this resource to better reflect the dictionary skills referenced in the common core and TEKS curriculum standards.

    Change by Natalie Aug 31st, 2020

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