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Early Cinema: Magic and Moving Pictures
Early Cinema: Magic and Moving Pictures
Workbook
Early Cinema: Magic and Moving Pictures
Learn about amazing works of early cinema with this reading and writing workbook. Pick up fun movie trivia as you complete puzzles, watch your fave movies, make film-inspired crafts, and more.
5th grade
Social studies
Workbook
Words that Sound the Same
Words that Sound the Same
Lesson Plan
Words that Sound the Same
In this hilarious lesson plan filled with homophones, students will get to practice identifying and using multiple meaning words. This can be used on its own or as a pre-lesson for the Multiple Meaning Motivation lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Latin Root Words
Latin Root Words
Worksheet
Latin Root Words
Connect the meaning of roots with words in this matching activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
Lesson Plan
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
This lesson will help students explore using a dictionary to figure out tricky words with suffixes. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
All About Mr. Octopus
All About Mr. Octopus
Lesson Plan
All About Mr. Octopus
While doing an ocean theme or learning about the letter O, your students will learn about a slippery sea creature and utilize their fine motor skills. They will conduct an experiment to demonstrate a real life phenomenon.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Read & Find Root Words #1
Read & Find Root Words #1
Worksheet
Read & Find Root Words #1
Use this short story to help your students practice identifying root words in context.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Valentine's Day Busy Book
Valentine's Day Busy Book
Workbook
Valentine's Day Busy Book
Explore Valentine's Day with this mix of puzzles, reading, recipes, printable valentines and more! With a balance of sweet and educational, this book makes the day perfectly palatable for 4th graders.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review
Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review
Worksheet
Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review
Kids identify and define word parts in this worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What's Your Opinion?
What's Your Opinion?
Lesson Plan
What's Your Opinion?
Being able to express and support opinions is greatly beneficial for young learners. This lesson plan includes fun exercises to help students learn about opinions and write supporting statements for their own opinions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
I Can Use Context Clues!
I Can Use Context Clues!
Lesson Plan
I Can Use Context Clues!
Your ELs will use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. They will also practice using introductory phrases to discuss their inferences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or support for the lesson Dive Into Context Clues.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Spring Crossword
Spring Crossword
Worksheet
Spring Crossword
Spring is in the air, and so are the twitters and chatter of nesting birds. This crossword is a great way to help your little one practice reading and writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using Sentence Level Context to Decode Text
Using Sentence Level Context to Decode Text
Lesson Plan
Using Sentence Level Context to Decode Text
Use this lesson to reinforce using sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. This can be used as a stand alone activity or a support the Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 3
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 3
Exercise
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 3
After your students complete this exercise, they will feel confident in consulting reference materials to find answers on their own.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Master Decoders
Master Decoders
Lesson Plan
Master Decoders
Being a fluent reader means being able to use different strategies to figure out unknown words. In this lesson, students learn how to use pictures and context clues.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What's For Breakfast?
What's For Breakfast?
Lesson Plan
What's For Breakfast?
Teach your class to develop strong inferencing skills by focusing on clues and hard evidence. In this lesson, students will play a game of “What’s for Breakfast?” to help them link context clues with word meaning.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Mount Everest Vocabulary
Mount Everest Vocabulary
Worksheet
Mount Everest Vocabulary
Match definitions with 4th grade vocabulary words as you climb the tallest mountain in the world!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Matching 1
Animal Matching 1
Worksheet
Animal Matching 1
This fun worksheet makes for easy teaching for several preschool skills. Have your child match descriptions of animal with their cute cartoon counterparts
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finding Root Words
Finding Root Words
Worksheet
Finding Root Words
Help your students review root words so they can analyze unfamiliar words and figure out the meaning without using a dictionary. In this worksheet, students will identify the root of each word containing suffixes and prefixes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Freshwater Fish
Freshwater Fish
Worksheet
Freshwater Fish
40% of all known fish species call ponds, lakes, rivers, and other fresh water habitats home. Learn about freshwater fish in this worksheet.
4th grade
Science
Worksheet
School Subject Word Search
School Subject Word Search
Worksheet
School Subject Word Search
A handful of subjects, from math and science to art and gym, are hidden in this word search puzzle. Can your little learner find them all?
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Serum Run
The Serum Run
Workbook
The Serum Run
This workbook is swift to get through, much like the mushers who participated in The Great Race of Mercy. Through reading passages and math problems learn about the event that saved lives.
5th grade
Social studies
Workbook
Learning About Black Visionaries
Learning About Black Visionaries
Lesson Plan
Learning About Black Visionaries
Use this lesson plan as an introductory activity to kick-off a short, project-based learning unit where students will research black visionaries and share what they learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fill in the Blank with Vivid Vocabulary
Fill in the Blank with Vivid Vocabulary
Worksheet
Fill in the Blank with Vivid Vocabulary
Children expand their vocabulary with this hands-on fill-in-the-blank activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Spring Crossword Puzzle
Spring Crossword Puzzle
Worksheet
Spring Crossword Puzzle
Celebrate the coming of spring with this delightful crossword, a great way to increase your little one's vocabulary and spelling skills!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
Exercise
Reference Materials for Word Meaning 2
This exercise is the difference between the proverbial "teaching your students to fish" and simply giving them the answers.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Vocabulary Resources

A good vocabulary is an important tool for any speaker or writer to have. But vocabulary learning doesn’t stop after one grade -- chances are, your child will be building vocabulary well into adulthood. Get your student started early on vocabulary work with our many materials. We have everything from straight-to-the-point worksheets and workbooks to online games and drills to make vocab study fun.
A thesaurus brings out your child’s inner muse. Instead of writing, “good,” try “wonderful,” “exceptional,” “acceptable,” or “positive.” There are lots of ways to build vocabulary. With some building vocabulary help, your students will shine, unless you prefer that they excel, or develop, or succeed!

To teach building vocabulary skills, you can draw on creative writing exercises, word searches, and fill in the blank stories. Our building vocabulary resources are for all ages from first grade to middle school. A first or second grader can learn building vocabulary tricks like compound words. For example, what’s a pancake but a flat cake that you cook in a pan? Older kids can read engaging stories, or discuss specialized diagrams. For example, learning to build vocabulary about a cell will involve studying a diagram of its structure.

Our building vocabulary help will keep your student occupied for hours. Give them a little extra help with our reference materials for word meaning.