These sites have online dictionaries that let students enter words to find definitions and parts of speech. There are also picture dictionaries for younger students, crossword puzzles, and other vocabulary tools. Includes a link to eThemes Resource on dictionary skills.
This site includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac, games, and quizzes. Just type your word into the search box to find a dictionary entry. If you misspell your word, the site suggests correct spellings. NOTE: This site includes banner and other types of ads.
Yahoo! Kids: Dictionary and Encyclopedia
Here is a dictionary from Yahoo! Kids. Includes links to an encyclopedia, world fact book, thesaurus, and more. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site lets you search for a word by entering different parts of it. It also gives several translations of the word in other languages. Other features include word of the week, which gives an in-depth history of the word, and a crossword puzzle. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Enchanted Learning: Little Explorers
Browse this dictionary for younger students by topic for definitions, information, pictures, and printouts. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This online dictionary-thesaurus can be searched at three levels and also contains a dictionary for children. There are word tools such as a crossword puzzle helper, vocabulary quiz maker, and an anagram solver. NOTE: This site requires free registration to use all of the features. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Internet Picture Dictionary
You can search this dictionary or browse by subject or first letter. The picture dictionary is available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish and also contains links to vocabulary building activities. NOTE: This site contains ads and a pop-up ad.
Visual Dictionary Online
Choose a theme, either from a menu on the left or click on a picture, to learn about vocabularies organized by themes. NOTE: This site contains ads.
NASA: Picture Dictionary
Here is a picture dictionary from NASA. Includes meaning and examples of word usage.
Kid's Online Picture Dictionary and Encyclopedia
This site uses wiki-liked format to explain meanings of a vocabulary. Click on an alphabet on the top to browse for a word. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Interactive Picture Dictionary
This is an interactive picture dictionary. Click on a link to learn about vocabularies and spelling. Includes a test for each word category. NOTE: This site includes a link to a chat room. NOTE: This site includes banner and other types of ads.
eThemes Resource: Dictionary Skills
These websites are about using a dictionary. Includes information about guide words, parts of speech, pronunciation keys, and entry words. There are worksheets, definitions, games, lesson plans, a tutorials, and more. Check out the link to eThemes resources on online dictionaries and parts of speech.