Language and Vocabulary Online Exercises

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Metaphors 1
Metaphors 1
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Metaphors 1
Students will understand how to identify and use metaphors after they work through this exercise.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Exercise
Hyperbole
Students will finally have a name to describe the “dog ate my homework” storytelling that runs rampant throughout childhood with this hyperbole exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Root Words
Root Words
Exercise
Root Words
Students will understand just where their vocabulary words come from with this root words exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Idioms 1
Idioms 1
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Idioms 1
Introduce students to the world of idioms with this exercise that shares some of the most common expressions in the English language.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Homophones and Homographs 2
Homophones and Homographs 2
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Homophones and Homographs 2
The English language can be confusing, but will be a lot clearer to students who complete this exercise clarifying the difference between common homophones and homographs.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
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Onomatopoeia
Students will have a blast playing with this exercise that shows how spelling onomatopoeias comes from real-life sounds.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Synonyms and Antonyms 2
Synonyms and Antonyms 2
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Synonyms and Antonyms 2
Now that students understand the difference between a synonym and an antonym, have them solidify that knowledge with practice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Synonyms and Antonyms 3
Synonyms and Antonyms 3
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Synonyms and Antonyms 3
This exercise’s further practice identifying synonyms and antonyms will reinforce your students’ understanding of like and opposite words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Idioms 2
Idioms 2
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Idioms 2
Give a cultural lesson and expand your students’ vocabulary at the same time with this idioms exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Synonyms and Antonyms 1
Synonyms and Antonyms 1
Exercise
Synonyms and Antonyms 1
Encourage students to play the opposite game in this engaging exercise involving synonyms and antonyms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Alliteration
Alliteration
Exercise
Alliteration
Every educator eschews un-exciting educational exercises; employ this Education.com exercise for an entertaining and eventful lesson on alliteration!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 1
Similes 1
Exercise
Similes 1
Once students get underway with this Education.com exercise, learning about similes is easy as pie.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Metaphors 2
Metaphors 2
Exercise
Metaphors 2
Teach students how to use short stories to illustrate a point with this engaging exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
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Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Students will be able to understand words without a dictionary after they work through this exercise teaching how to determine the meaning of words using roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 3
Similes 3
Exercise
Similes 3
Students will be as confident in writing as a Pulitzer Prize winner after completing this final exercise in the similes series.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Homophones and Homographs 1
Homophones and Homographs 1
Exercise
Homophones and Homographs 1
Homophones and homographs make look similar, but they have different meanings, which this exercise will illustrate with classic examples of both.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Oxymoron
Oxymoron
Exercise
Oxymoron
Help students learn how to categorize objects with this exercise that educates them about oxymorons.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Meaning of Compound Words 1
Meaning of Compound Words 1
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Meaning of Compound Words 1
Develop students’ skill at applying prefixes and suffixes with this exercise that demonstrates how compound words are formed.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Similes 2
Similes 2
Exercise
Similes 2
Your students will be all smiles when learning how to compare objects with this similes exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Abbreviations 1
Abbreviations 1
Exercise
Abbreviations 1
After students complete this simple and clear exercise from Education.com, they will know how to how to abbreviate correctly.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
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Compound and Hyphenated Compound Words 1
This Education.com exercise makes it clear to students how to break down compound and hyphenated words correctly.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Homophones and Homographs 3
Homophones and Homographs 3
Exercise
Homophones and Homographs 3
This exercise will show students the difference between some of the most common homophones and homographs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Metaphors 3
Metaphors 3
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Metaphors 3
Students will be able to creatively apply metaphors to their discussions after they complete this exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Transition Words 1
Transition Words 1
Exercise
Transition Words 1
Help your students' storytelling abilities with these exercises that improve their knowledge of transition words and have them use context clues to answer questions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pun
Pun
Exercise
Pun
There’s nothing greater than a student who can appreciate a pun activity when they play one.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Language and Vocabulary Online Exercises

Is your child having trouble figuring out the meanings of words? Looking them up is the fastest solution, but there are also lots of little tricks they can learn to point them in the right direction. In these word meaning exercises, they'll learn how to use context clues, reference materials, prefixes and suffixes, and more to help them figure out word meaning.
You can't really know a word's meaning until you look it up and be sure...but fortunately, there are lots of little tricks to remember that can help give you clues. Help your student become a master at figuring out word meaning with our word meaning exercises, covering everything from context clues to similes, metaphors, and idioms. We have so many topics to cover, and so many ways to learn, whether you're looking to do some serious language boot camp, or just trying to have fun (with a little learning on the side).Try having your child match up synonyms and antonyms, or have fun with oxymorons and onomatopoeia. Our word meaning exercises prove that language learning doesn't have to be a bore -- there are so many ways to play with words and still get your statement across. Who knows? These exercises just might inspire a future Pulitzer Prize winner.