Using a Dictionary

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10882

Now that you've learned some parts of a dictionary, it's time to review and put what you've learned into practice! A video overview, online games and a scavenger hunt show you how to use a dictionary!


English / Language Arts

English / Language Arts
learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!

  • Have you ever read an unfamiliar word that you didn't know how to say or what it meant?
  • What did you do to find the meaning?

Sometimes, you can figure it out by the other words in the sentence, or context clues.

Other times, you may have to use a dictionary. In this lesson, you will learn how to use a dictionary.

Watch this 3rd-5th CRCT Prep Dictionary Skills.wmv video for an overview of using a dictionary:

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