Using a dictionary: word origins

Grades 2,3,4 | Writing

A dictionary tells you a word's origins. When words come from other languages, they often have unfamiliar letter combinations. In this language arts worksheet, your child will practice using a dictionary to find the origins of 20 words.

This worksheet originally published in English Made Easy Key Stage 2 for ages 9 to 10 by © Dorling Kindersley Limited.

Skills: using a dictionary, decoding words, spelling, finding information, following directions, research basics, word origins

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