Weekly Update

Literacy Tips

This month Vocabulary is the focus of the District 20 Literacy Tips. Here are some online dictionaries that you may like because they are student-friendly and easy for you to add words.. Check these out.


This site expands key vocabulary words into colorful visual webs that help students see synonyms and definitions for each additional word on the word web just by clicking on it.


Word hippo is another type of Thesaurus with multiple common-sense definitions that help students understand word meanings through examples such as sentences, synonyms, antonyms, definitions, rhymes, translations, word forms, and pronunciations.


You can use lingro.com to type in a website that you want your students to read and understand. When students click on any word on the web page, a dictionary definition will pop up. Lingro can also be translated into 12 languages.