Using a Dictionary



  • Suitable for:
    • - KS1
    • - KS2
  • Compatible with:
    • - Microsoft PowerPoint

Download this 13-slide PowerPoint to help teach KS2 children how to use a dictionary. The PowerPoint explains technical terms such as headword, word class, derivatives and origins of words and also breaks the alphabet up into 4 quartiles and sets challenges for children to meet. Use the PowerPoint to find words such as ‘vulture’ and ‘compulsory’ and then use a dictionary and a thesaurus to edit a simple text. A great resource for KS2 primary children working on dictionary work!

1 x 13 slideĀ Using a Dictionary PowerPoint (MS PowerPoint)