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Dictionary Skills

English Teaching Resources – Dictionary Skills  


Dictionary Skills teaching resource

13 slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation

Dictionary Skills is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation focusing on how to use a dictionary to advance reading and writing skills. 

This PowerPoint explores how the use of dictionary can help to develop word, sentence and text level skills in reading and writing and includes the following activities:

Definition of words and root words.

'Finding unfamiliar words against the clock' activity.

Question and answer task to enable peer assessment.

Online dictionaries and using the Microsoft dictionary in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


Word origins activity.

Dictionary competition 

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