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  • This is fab, please could you make it available in cursive font

    , Jan 20th
    • Hi abhols38,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Jan 20th
    • Hi there abhols38,
      Our lovely resource creation team have completed this and emailed the new resource to you, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a new resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Jan 28th
  • Will use with my Year 5 class to improve dictionary skills. Would it be possible to get an editable version so that the same format can be used but focus words changed?

    , Sep 29th
    • Hi emdavey,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Sep 29th
    • Hi there emdavey,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have fixed the mistake and emailed the corrected resource to you! It will also be updated on the website soon. I hope you find it useful!

      , Sep 30th
  • Useful for encouraging quick, accurate use of dictionary in KS2

    , Sep 27th
Dictionary Detective Activity Sheets

Dictionary Detective Activity Sheets - This handy dictionary detective worksheet features a set of great tasks for helping your children to familiarise themselves with using a dictionary to look up words and definitions.
This resource is available in Editable and Standard.
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  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 3 » Language » Language Variation and Change » Understand that languages have different written and visual communication systems, different oral traditions and different ways of constructing meaning (ACELA1475)
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Keystage 2 » Lower KS2 - Years 3 and 4 » Reading - Comprehension » Use dictionaries to check the meaning of words that they have read
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Keystage 2 » Upper KS2 - Years 5 and 6 » Writing - Transcription » Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words
  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » English » KS3 » Resources Organised by Curriculum Objective » Reading » Understand increasingly challenging texts: » Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Keystage 2 » Lower KS2 - Years 3 and 4 » Writing - Transcription » Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary
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  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 4 » Language » Language Variation and Change » Understand that Standard Australian English is one of many social dialects used in Australia, and that while it originated in England it has been influenced by many other languages (ACELA1487)
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  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 6 » Language » Language Variation and Change » Understand that different social and geographical dialects or accents are used in Australia in addition to Standard Australian English (ACELA1515)
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    • Twinkl added Cursive Version on Jan 28th
    • Twinkl added Editable Version on Oct 1st
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