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Vocabulary Partner Talk
Vocabulary Partner Talk
Worksheet
Vocabulary Partner Talk
Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Vacation (Part Three)
My Vacation (Part Three)
Worksheet
My Vacation (Part Three)
In the third installment of this narrative series, the family finally reaches their destination.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Lesson Plan
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
This lesson plan teaches kids about W.E.B. Du Bois through video and a short informational text. Students will compare/contrast their findings and create a poster in small groups showing what they learned.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Performing Arts
Performing Arts
Workbook
Performing Arts
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up to the show! This book offers tons of reading and activities on the performing arts; from traditional theatre, to comedy, to clowning!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
How Do You Use Context Clues?
How Do You Use Context Clues?
Worksheet
How Do You Use Context Clues?
Assess kids' ability to define new words using context clues.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Lights, Camera, Action: Making Movies
Lights, Camera, Action: Making Movies
Workbook
Lights, Camera, Action: Making Movies
Hands-on movie activities bring to life vocabulary and reading comprehension.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Reading Root Words
Reading Root Words
Worksheet
Reading Root Words
Use this short story to help your students practice identifying root words in context. T
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Understanding What You Read
Practice Understanding What You Read
Worksheet
Practice Understanding What You Read
This selection of questions helps reinforce reading comprehension and highlights various elements of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Be a Word Detective
Be a Word Detective
Worksheet
Be a Word Detective
Use this worksheet to give children a challenge as they use context clues and their detective skills to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How the Whale Got His Throat
How the Whale Got His Throat
Worksheet
How the Whale Got His Throat
Enjoy "How the Whale Got His Throat" by Rudyard Kipling, and complete some reading comprehension activities, including a few coloring pages!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Sign
Root Word Study: Sign
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Sign
Use this resource to study the root word SIGN.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root It Out: Word Sort
Root It Out: Word Sort
Worksheet
Root It Out: Word Sort
This cut-and-paste, categorizing activity helps students review root words!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Vacation (Part One)
My Vacation (Part One)
Worksheet
My Vacation (Part One)
In this first-person narrative, a child looks forward to a first camping trip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Marie Curie
All About Marie Curie
Worksheet
All About Marie Curie
Teach your child history, science and reading all at once with this short biography of Marie Curie, a scientist and the first woman to earn a Nobel Prize.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
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
Nonfiction Comprehension: Context Clues & Text Features
Nonfiction Comprehension: Context Clues & Text Features
Worksheet
Nonfiction Comprehension: Context Clues & Text Features
Get ready for some active reading! As your students read through this passage, they will underline key words and reinforce their understanding of words in context.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Biome Vocabulary
Biome Vocabulary
Worksheet
Biome Vocabulary
Familiarize yourself with words pertaining to terrestrial biomes in this vocabulary resource.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Tasty Pizza
A Tasty Pizza
Lesson Plan
A Tasty Pizza
What has cheese, toppings, and an engaging story time? This lesson, that's what! Young pizza fans will love this reading and re-enacting exercise.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Timeline of My Life
Timeline of My Life
Lesson Plan
Timeline of My Life
Students will have the time of their lives, as they represent their school day on a timeline. From the moment they wake up to the end of school, students will enjoy communicating their day in chronological order.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Worksheet
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Practice the root word TELE with this word play worksheet, perfect for strengthening vocabulary skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Words that Sound the Same
Glossary: Words that Sound the Same
Worksheet
Glossary: Words that Sound the Same
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Words that Sound the Same.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading: The Wind in the Willows
Reading: The Wind in the Willows
Worksheet
Reading: The Wind in the Willows
Embark on an adventure through the woods with the Mole, in this excerpt from Kenneth Grahame's charming book, The Wind in the Willows.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Terrestrial Biome Cheat Sheet
Terrestrial Biome Cheat Sheet
Worksheet
Terrestrial Biome Cheat Sheet
A useful overview of terrestrial biomes, including a climate key.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Adding Up Inferences
Adding Up Inferences
Worksheet
Adding Up Inferences
Your students will use their imaginations and context clues to gain understanding of inference, evidence, and schema with this activity. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the vocabulary in the Inferring With Pictures lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Climate Change Activists: Autumn Peltier
Climate Change Activists: Autumn Peltier
Lesson Plan
Climate Change Activists: Autumn Peltier
This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about the young climate change activist, Autumn Peltier.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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.