How do we find words in a dictionary?
Look at the first page of the dictionary
in front of you.
What do you notice about the words?
You should have seen that al...
Can you find the page where the
words start with B ?
How many pages of words
beginning with A are there in the
dictionary?
DICTIONARY LAYOUT
Discuss with the person sitting next
to you how the page is set out.
Be ready to share
your thoughts wit...
Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries
The words are in
columns The word
you want is
in bold or in
colour
The wo...
Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries
Look through the pages of
the dictionary now. What
do you notice?
Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries
You should have noticed that all
the words are in
alphabetical order
Can you put these words
into alphabetical order?
Elephant
Apple
Zebra
Carrot
Apple
Carrot
Elephant
Zebra
Can you put these words
into alphabetical order?
Lorry
Caravan
Party
Money
Sunshine
Caravan
Lorry
Money
Party
Sunshine
Can you put these words
into alphabetical order?
Lorry
Caravan
Party
Money
Sunshine
Caravan
Lorry
Money
Party
Sunshine
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  1. 1. How do we find words in a dictionary?
  2. 2. Look at the first page of the dictionary in front of you. What do you notice about the words? You should have seen that all the words start with the letter A
  3. 3. Can you find the page where the words start with B ? How many pages of words beginning with A are there in the dictionary?
  4. 4. DICTIONARY LAYOUT Discuss with the person sitting next to you how the page is set out. Be ready to share your thoughts with the rest of the class.
  5. 5. Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries The words are in columns The word you want is in bold or in colour The word has it’s meaning written next to it
  6. 6. Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries Look through the pages of the dictionary now. What do you notice?
  7. 7. Features of DictionariesFeatures of Dictionaries You should have noticed that all the words are in alphabetical order
  8. 8. Can you put these words into alphabetical order? Elephant Apple Zebra Carrot Apple Carrot Elephant Zebra
  9. 9. Can you put these words into alphabetical order? Lorry Caravan Party Money Sunshine Caravan Lorry Money Party Sunshine
  10. 10. Can you put these words into alphabetical order? Lorry Caravan Party Money Sunshine Caravan Lorry Money Party Sunshine

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