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Vocabulary 2
Vocabulary 2
Guided Lesson
Vocabulary 2
This unit not only builds students' vocabulary, it also enables students to explore how words are related, in meaning, sound and construction. Learners will also discover some of the ways words are constructed using derivational root words, prefixes, suffixes, and compound words. Students will also learn strategies we use to shorten words and phrases like acronyms and abbreviations.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Read & Find Root Words #3
Read & Find Root Words #3
Worksheet
Read & Find Root Words #3
Practice determining the meaning of unknown words in context with Read and Find Root Words #3!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Meaning 2
Word Meaning 2
Guided Lesson
Word Meaning 2
Words are the wondrous building blocks in language. This unit increases students’ word knowledge by introducing more challenging vocabulary and exploring how words are related. Learners will also discover some of the ways words are constructed using derivational root words, prefixes, suffixes, and compound words. Students will get to explore and create fun literary devices such as similes, idioms and metaphors.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Build Vocabulary with Synonyms and Antonyms
Build Vocabulary with Synonyms and Antonyms
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary with Synonyms and Antonyms
Kids identify synonyms and antonyms in this silly worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Figurative Language: Idioms
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vivacious Vocabulary #1
Vivacious Vocabulary #1
Worksheet
Vivacious Vocabulary #1
Kids use grade-level words in sentences with this vocabulary worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model — Synonyms and Antonyms
Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model — Synonyms and Antonyms
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model — Synonyms and Antonyms
Help your students to analyze their vocabulary words and relate them to synonyms and antonyms with this handy visual resource. This worksheet serves as a great graphic organizer for all content areas.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary in Context
Vocabulary in Context
Lesson Plan
Vocabulary in Context
In this lesson, students will improve their skills in using context clues to determine the meaning of difficult words. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Journey on the Underground Railroad.
4th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Using the Dictionary
Using the Dictionary
Worksheet
Using the Dictionary
Children learn to identify and use the formatting of a typical dictionary definition in this useful reference worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Bones: Common Prefixes
Dino Bones: Common Prefixes
Game
Dino Bones: Common Prefixes
Learners get a chance to dig up dinosaur bones by answering these prefix-based vocabulary questions!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Commonly Confused Words #1
Commonly Confused Words #1
Worksheet
Commonly Confused Words #1
Students use sentence-level context clues and their knowledge of vocabulary as they practice using commonly confused word pairs.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Three Types of Communities
Three Types of Communities
Worksheet
Three Types of Communities
Challenge your students to demonstrate their understanding of rural, urban, and suburban communities with this vocabulary worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All Sorts of Words
All Sorts of Words
Workbook
All Sorts of Words
Practice double meanings, nouns, verbs, and rhyming words in this appealing workbook! Children focus on improving literacy skills as well as vocabulary as they complete a variety of exercises and activities.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Commonly Confused Words #2
Commonly Confused Words #2
Worksheet
Commonly Confused Words #2
Help students hone their language and vocabulary skills with this worksheet in which learners use sentence-level context clues to write the word that correctly completes each sentence.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Start Your Engines
Start Your Engines
Workbook
Start Your Engines
By land, air or sea, transportation gets you there, and for your kids this workbook brings different transportation near. They can color, cut-out or match their favorite and new ways to motor.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Describe the Difference Between Related Words
Describe the Difference Between Related Words
Worksheet
Describe the Difference Between Related Words
In this language and vocabulary worksheet, students describe the difference between related words to bring to light the different connotations the words carry.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Workbook
Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
This final installment of our Fifth Grade Fall Review Packet offers five more days of fun and diverse learning activities to prepare children to enter fifth grade with confidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
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
Math
Lesson Plan
Tricky Words
Tricky Words
Lesson Plan
Tricky Words
Your students won’t be tricked when they discover digital tools that help them spell homophones and plurals correctly. Your students will also learn about times when they shouldn’t take an automatic spelling suggestion on their devices!
5th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Worksheet
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Introduce your students to vocabulary words that will strengthen their descriptive writing!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
American Heroes: Biography Writing
American Heroes: Biography Writing
Workbook
American Heroes: Biography Writing
Everything a kid needs to read and write a biography. Learn about some inspirational Americans, try your hand at writing someone else's story, and consider what makes heroes so compelling.
3rd grade
Social studies
Workbook
Casey at the Bat
Casey at the Bat
Workbook
Casey at the Bat
Practice reading, writing, and understanding poetry with the help of the Mudville Nine by exploring the classic poem, "Casey at the Bat."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Reading Comprehension: The Prince and the Pauper
Reading Comprehension: The Prince and the Pauper
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Prince and the Pauper
Beginning readers, enjoy this passage from Twain's classic "The Prince and the Pauper" and then complete some vocabulary and comprehension questions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using the Dictionary Guide Words
Using the Dictionary Guide Words
Worksheet
Using the Dictionary Guide Words
Use this exercise with your students to review alphabetizing and practice using guide words to determine a word’s correct location in the dictionary.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Multiple Meaning Motivation
Multiple Meaning Motivation
Lesson Plan
Multiple Meaning Motivation
Help your students' understand the English language with this lesson that teaches them that there are word "twins" that look and sound the same but have different meanings.
1st grade
Math
Lesson Plan

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.