Vocabulary Worksheets

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Fill in the Blanks Story
Fill in the Blanks Story
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Fill in the Blanks Story
Create your own crazy story with this fill-in-the-blank story! Your budding writer will practice parts of speech as he fills in missing parts of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Baobab, Tree of Life
Informational Reading Comprehension: Baobab, Tree of Life
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Baobab, Tree of Life
Discover why an odd-looking tree is known as Africa’s "tree of life" with this reading comprehension worksheet.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Commonly Confused Words #1
Commonly Confused Words #1
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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
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Reading Poetry: The Road Not Taken
Reading Poetry: The Road Not Taken
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Reading Poetry: The Road Not Taken
Help students hone reading comprehension skills and techniques with this classic Robert Frost poem.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
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Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
Learners practice using context clues to identify the meaning of new words in this language and vocabulary worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
In this seventh-grade ELA worksheet, students read a fascinating informational text about the history of kites and answer comprehension questions covering a variety of reading skills. 
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Go Camping: Word Search
Let's Go Camping: Word Search
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Let's Go Camping: Word Search
Want to get your child geared up for the next family camping trip? Let him search through these hidden camping-themed words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Context Clues Check-Up
Context Clues Check-Up
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Context Clues Check-Up
Use this resource to assess your students’ mastery of using context clues to determine word meanings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Make a Summary: Butterflies
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Rikki-tikki-tavi
Reading Comprehension: Rikki-tikki-tavi
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Reading Comprehension: Rikki-tikki-tavi
Meet the curious mongoose Rikki-tikki-tavi in this sixth-grade reading comprehension worksheet adapted from the classic Rudyard Kipling tale.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Commonly Confused Words #2
Commonly Confused Words #2
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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
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3rd Grade Vocabulary Crossword
3rd Grade Vocabulary Crossword
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3rd Grade Vocabulary Crossword
Challenge your child's vocabulary and spelling with a fun crossword puzzle full of 3rd grade terms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Civil Rights Leaders Word Puzzle
Civil Rights Leaders Word Puzzle
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Civil Rights Leaders Word Puzzle
Children learn about American Civil Rights and Abolitionist pioneers in this word search puzzle worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
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Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review #1
Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review #1
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Root Word, Suffix, and Prefix Review #1
Learners identify and define word parts in this fifth- and sixth-grade grammar worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
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Determine the Meaning of Words Using Synonyms in Context
In this vocabulary-building worksheet, students will read several short paragraphs and identify and match familiar words with their lesser known synonyms.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Energy Word Search
Energy Word Search
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Energy Word Search
Brush up on some physics vocabulary with this energy word search!
3rd grade
Science
Worksheet
Perfect Prefixes Practice
Perfect Prefixes Practice
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Perfect Prefixes Practice
Use this worksheet to practice determining the meaning of the new word formed when a prefix is added to a base word.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Maps!
Learning About Maps!
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Learning About Maps!
Use this fun and interesting worksheets about maps to help your students use sentence level context clues, examples, and logic to decode text and become more fluent in reading informational text.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #2
Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #2
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Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #2
Learners practice using context clues to identify the meaning of new words in this language and vocabulary worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
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How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
Children learn how the internet travels across the ocean through cables to create a giant, global information network in this engaging, hands-on worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword
5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword
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5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword
If your 5th grade is crazy for crosswords, she'll be pleased with this offering.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
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Analyzing Poetry: Jabberwocky
Introduce students to the classic poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll with this seventh-grade reading comprehension worksheet!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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Positive and Negative Connotation
Positive and Negative Connotation
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Positive and Negative Connotation
Get students thinking about the nuance and connotation of related words with this sixth-grade vocabulary worksheet!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model
Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model
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Graphic Organizer Template: Frayer Model
Your students will use this resource to analyze their vocabulary words and relate them to other ideas and concepts. It is a great graphic organizer for all content areas.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Keeping Up with Context Clues
Keeping Up with Context Clues
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Keeping Up with Context Clues
With this organizer, students will be able to find unfamiliar vocabulary as they read and use context clues to determine meaning.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Worksheets

Put words in students' mouths with our vast array of vocabulary worksheets. Our vocabulary worksheets incorporate games, puzzles, vocabulary cards, reading comprehension passages, illustrations, diagrams, and so much more to help students build academic vocabulary. Great for independent and partner activities, these worksheets will enhance thematic units across all areas of the curriculum.

What’s in a Word: Building Vocabulary with Engaging Worksheets

Vocabulary is the bread and butter of language. A wide vocabulary and the ability to effectively apply that knowledge can mean the difference between a boring sentence and literary prowess. However, for many students, building that vocabulary is a chore they’d rather not endure. But it doesn’t have to be, thanks to our collection of vocabulary worksheets geared toward elementary schoolers of all ages. From entertaining word searches, scrambles, and crossword puzzles across a myriad of topics to learning how to use context clues and other strategies to determine word meanings, there’s a worksheet to engage and support your child as they build their vocabulary and move toward reading fluency. These worksheets work great in the classroom or at home to supplement and build vocabulary around any learning topic, such as animals, sports, civil rights, historical figures, and more. Repeated exposure to new words through regular reading habits and conversations with parents and teachers from an early age will help cement these new words and prepare your child’s brain to recognize and absorb new vocabulary for years to come.