Tune in to Learning

Dictionary Entries


When you come across a new word in a book or newspaper, don’t pass it by.  Look it up!  Isn’t that why word-lovers invented the dictionary? 

In this lesson you will:
  • Locate new words in a dictionary using alphabetical guide words
  • Use dictionary entries to pronounce words correctly and identify them as nouns, verbs, or adjectives
  • Read dictionary definitions to understand the meanings of words and recognize when the words are being used correctly

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Vocabulary Building
Grammar and Punctuation
Context Clues
Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills