Beginning Dictionary Skills
Grade Level: 1-3
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What comes next after the letter g? Put these letters in ABC order – p d i.
As children move through the 44 lessons in this book, they progress from letter ordering, to word ordering, and on to activities designed to build comfort and use of a dictionary.
Once a basic familiarity with locating words is achieved, students are ready to use what they find. Activities follow on parts of speech and use of word meanings. The final exercises touch on multiple meanings - when the same word has two definitions in the dictionary.