This lesson is for primary students and develops learners' reading and dictionary skills.

Katherine Bilsborough

In this lesson pupils do a fun quiz to develop their dictionary skills. They then work in small groups to create their own dictionary quiz using a template.


  • To develop learners’ dictionary skills
  • To raise learners’ awareness of the information they can find in a dictionary
  • To develop learners’ skills of prediction when they come across new vocabulary
  • To encourage group collaboration in project work
  • To promote creativity

Age group

CEFR level A2-B2

60 minutes +

The lesson plan and worksheets can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need class dictionaries or online dictionary. Cambridge and Macmillan both have online dictionaries:

Language level
Language Level: 
Primary level 2

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