Word Look-Up

Dictionary Skills #7

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is a practical tool designed to strengthen students’ dictionary skills, focusing on word pronunciation and syllable identification. It provides a list of diverse words for students to explore, including “manic,” “radiant,” and “gradual.” The task requires learners to use a dictionary to look up each word, count the number of syllables it contains, and note the correct pronunciation.

By completing this exercise, students will not only expand their vocabulary but also refine their understanding of word structure and phonetics. The ability to break down words into syllables and articulate them accurately is crucial for effective communication and literacy. This worksheet encourages independent learning, promotes curiosity about language, and provides a solid foundation for advanced language arts skills. It is an excellent resource for classroom activities or homework assignments to practice and reinforce dictionary use, a key skill in any student’s academic toolkit.