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Outer Space Word Search
Outer Space Word Search
Worksheet
Outer Space Word Search
This space-themed word search will bring your student's vocabulary and spelling skills to stellar perfection. Next stop, NASA!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Vocabulary Mystery
The Vocabulary Mystery
Worksheet
The Vocabulary Mystery
Use this resource for your students to practice using context to determine word meanings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Noun-Verb Match-Up
Noun-Verb Match-Up
Worksheet
Noun-Verb Match-Up
Cut out the picture cards on these three pages. Then match them up so that each pair shows a noun and a verb!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: All Gold Canyon
Reading Comprehension: All Gold Canyon
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: All Gold Canyon
Young readers will enjoy this passage from Jack London's "All Gold Canyon." They'll complete some vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises too.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
4th Grade Spelling Test: Careers
4th Grade Spelling Test: Careers
Worksheet
4th Grade Spelling Test: Careers
Your child can get a head start on spelling with this test, focusing on the many different careers your child has to choose from.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
Worksheet
“I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song
Children are introduced to two beautiful examples of the power of words in this “I Have a Dream" Speech and "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" Song worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois
Worksheet
W.E.B. Du Bois
Introduce second and third graders to W.E.B. Du Bois, writer, sociologist, and civil rights advocate, with this nonfiction comprehension worksheet.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Read the Star Spangled Banner
Read the Star Spangled Banner
Worksheet
Read the Star Spangled Banner
Jump into the lyrics of the U.S. national anthem with a reading comprehension worksheet. Kids read the song, and then draw a picture to illustrate it.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Context Clues Table
Context Clues Table
Worksheet
Context Clues Table
Context clues help readers discern the meaning of new vocabulary terms in their reading. Use this worksheet to help your students organize unfamiliar words and transfer their context clues and definitions to a table.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Spring Crossword Insects
Spring Crossword Insects
Worksheet
Spring Crossword Insects
With spring on the rise, all kinds of animals are returning from their winter sleep, including insects! Use the clues to fill in this insect crossword.
2nd 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
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Math Meanings with Synonyms & Antonyms
Math Meanings with Synonyms & Antonyms
Lesson Plan
Math Meanings with Synonyms & Antonyms
Use this lesson to increase your students’ understanding of math vocabulary by completing a Frayer Model. This model focuses on finding antonyms, synonyms, and meanings for the key vocabulary term.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Word Play
Word Play
Worksheet
Word Play
To find the answer to each clue on this third grade reading and writing worksheet, kids change one letter in the word that was the answer to the previous clue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Myths and Man
Myths and Man
Lesson Plan
Myths and Man
Popular fiction throughout the ages colors the way people speak. In this short lesson, students will read a myth and non-fiction paragraph in order to identify and define words that come from mythology.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Root Word Study: Spect
Root Word Study: Spect
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Spect
Use this resource to study the root word SPECT.
3rd 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
Pirates Word Search
Pirates Word Search
Worksheet
Pirates Word Search
Ahoy there, matey! If you have a mischief-maker on your hands this pirate word search is just the ticket.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Search for Kids: Under the Sea
Word Search for Kids: Under the Sea
Worksheet
Word Search for Kids: Under the Sea
Find all of the words relating to the sea in the word search, circle them, and make sure to cross them off the list.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Context Clues Learning Check
Context Clues Learning Check
Worksheet
Context Clues Learning Check
Use this resource to assess your students’ mastery of determining word meanings by utilizing context clues and an understanding of homophones and homographs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
Workbook
Rudyard Kipling's Famous Folk Tales
This abridged collection of classic Rudyard Kipling tales is paired with coloring pages and reading comprehension activities that will challenge and entertain your young reader.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Nonfiction Comprehension: Main Idea & Context Clues
Nonfiction Comprehension: Main Idea & Context Clues
Worksheet
Nonfiction Comprehension: Main Idea & Context Clues
In this exercise, students will practice an active reading strategy while building their vocabulary!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Learning New Vocabulary
Vocabulary Cards: Learning New Vocabulary
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Learning New Vocabulary
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Learning New Vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Black Beauty Reading Comprehension
Black Beauty Reading Comprehension
Worksheet
Black Beauty Reading Comprehension
Liberty is precious to humans and to horses. Your young student can read about Beauty's longing for liberty in this worksheet for "Black Beauty."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Lesson Plan
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
This lesson will provide students with an opportunity to become more comfortable with identifying and defining academic vocabulary words in a nonfiction text about a chicken's life cycle to support comprehension.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Context Clues Check-In
Context Clues Check-In
Worksheet
Context Clues Check-In
This mid-year assessment will assess your students’ ability to determine word meanings from context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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.