Academic Vocabulary Worksheets:
Mother Nature Recycles!
- The decomposers are key to Mother Nature's clean up efforts. This set of vocabulary is rooted in the scientific community.
Another Bird Story - See
if you can pick off the terms one by one. This passage is based on travels of birds during the American Civil War. Read the passage explain the meaning of some choice words.
A Place of Refuge - Somewhat
of a cloze activity that you need to fill. Use context
clues to fill in the blanks in the
What is Soil? - Soil is made
up mostly of bits of weathered rock, minerals, and hummus. Can you tell us what these terms mean?
Mistake - Match each bold term to its synonym. You should use the context from the reading passage above it to help you along.
- Porcupines grow new quills to replace the ones they lose. Lets see is you keep up with your rodent vocabulary.
How to Build
a Snow House - Igloos are wider at the bottom and curve up into
an arch. We introduce the concept of unfamiliar compound words.
Boy Painter - Find the word "pasturing" in the first paragraph.
What do you think the sheep are doing and where?
- Circle the correct answer. These terms are a bit more advanced and plenty of context is provided for students to work with.
- Invertebrates are animals without backbones. Examples of invertebrates
are sponges, jellyfish and worms.
- Everyone needs to eat nutritious food to be healthy. These term are synonymous with eating healthy and well balanced meals.
- Penguins are native to Antarctica. They have thick layers of fat
called blubber, just like whales, seals, and sea bird.
- The stage in between the larval and the adult stage, in a complete
metamorphosis is called the pupa, or pupal stage.