Vocabulary Worksheets

Vocabulary practice is essential to improving language arts skills. Through crossword puzzles, word searches, fill in the blanks, word addition, and homophones, your kids will build knowledge of new words and their meanings. Once your kids have learned some new vocabulary words, they will be ready to try our comprehension worksheets.
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Antonyms Are Cool Antonyms Are Cool The sentences on this third grade reading worksheet are missing a word.
Dog Word Search Dog Word Search If you have a dog-lover on your hands, here's the word search for him.
Grammar Basics: Compound Words, Contractions, & Abbreviations Grammar Basics: Compound Words, Contractions, & Abbreviations Challenge your child to to identify compound words, contractions, and abbreviations in a short story.
Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet On this third grade reading worksheet, kids read each word, then look in the word box to find a word with the same meaning and a word with the opposite meaning.
The Why of Y The Why of Y What's the difference between a bunny and a spy?
Learning Prefixes Learning Prefixes Help your third grader wrap her head around prefixes with this worksheet that asks her to attach the right prefix to a set of root words.
Find the Root Words Find the Root Words Calling all grammar sleuths! Here's a challenge for you: can you find all the root words in the puzzle?
Animal Scramble! Animal Scramble! The animal names on this third grade science and spelling worksheet are all mixed up!
Animal Word Search: Hoofing It Animal Word Search: Hoofing It Kids search for the names of six animals with hooves, and expand their animal vocabulary in the process!
Animal Word Search: Gone Fishing Animal Word Search: Gone Fishing There are plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them are good for eating.
All In the Word Family All In the Word Family What makes a word part of a family? To complete this exercise your child will need to look at the different word families listed and decide whether the word is a noun, verb, or adjective.
Striped Stuff Striped Stuff This worksheet has a list of items that are all striped.
Animal Word Search: Two-Legged Critters Animal Word Search: Two-Legged Critters Humans aren't the only animals that walk on two legs.
Animal Word Search: No Bones! Animal Word Search: No Bones! All the animals in this word search share one characteristic: none of them have bones!
Homophones: Write It Right 3 Homophones: Write It Right 3 "Sent" and "scent" sound alike, but they're spelled differently and have different meanings.
Vocabulary practice is essential to improving language arts skills. Through crossword puzzles, word searches, fill in the blanks, word addition, and homophones, your kids will build knowledge of new words and their meanings. Once your kids have learned some new vocabulary words, they will be ready to try our comprehension worksheets.

Vocabulary Worksheets

When it comes to building vocabulary, practice makes perfect! Download and print these vocabulary worksheets and support your child's understanding of new words. Not only will it improve reading fluency, but it will also boost writing skills. Once you've worked on vocabulary, check out all of our writing worksheets. Here are some other tips for building vocabulary skills:

  • Always keep a stack of index cards and markers handy for making vocabulary flash cards. They are especially useful for learning on the go.
  • Play the dictionary game with your child. Create a list of 5-10 words that your child does not know, either from their homework or their personal reading. Get two dictionaries and compete to see who can look up the word and write down its definition fastest. Come up with a fun reward for the person with the fastest time.
  • Make a pledge with your child to each learn one new word a day. You can tell each other about your word, and write down a sentence that uses it correctly. This is a great dinner table activity.