This is one topic area that we are paying a great deal of attention
to. We hope to have a large library of vocabulary words available to
you for all preschool through middle school grade levels. All the words that make up a language are collective called vocabulary. When we are referring to the mastery of those language terms by a person, we could think of it as their vocabulary or word library. We can further define a person's vocabulary as words that they fully understand as their active vocabulary. There are terms that they understand, but do not use in language as passive vocabulary. These worksheets will help students expand their internal vocabulary.
Analogies - A good way to demonstrate your grasp of a word is to be able to compare and contrast it. Our use it to make a relevant point to your intended audience.
Antonyms and Synonyms - Sometimes understanding the words that hold same or opposite meaning can help us remember the definition of a word.
These Are Commonly Confused - We look at common forms of vocabulary that give people the most difficulty. When you practice them, they become much easier.
Cooking Terms - These are often associated with the things that go on in a kitchen or come out of them.
Days of The Week - Naming the days and understanding the sequence of days. We also start to explore calendars.
Definition Matching - These worksheets will help students learn this commonly used assessment format with grade level appropriate terms.
Definitions - A series of worksheets that work on grade aligned vocabulary words.
Feelings Vocabulary - Terms that are associated with how you or others will feel. They will move you a bit.
Gap Filling - What are the missing words? This simple strategy will help you get through it.
Kindergarten Level - We focus on words that are frequently found in reading, but outside the scope of sight words.
4th Grade Vocabulary - We start to go from writing just sentences with these new terms to writing paragraphs.
Grade 5 Vocabulary - This is leveled for students that are towards the end of their elementary years.
Out Of Context Words - These words are out of place. See if you can understand how they should best be put together.
Positional Words - Words that you would use, if you were playing the game Battleship.
Using Everyday Words - These can include different forms of slang that are common to the geographic area.
Word Construction - How to piece them together and make sense of what you read or hear.
Word Etymology - What is the history behind that term? That is just what this topic reveals for you.
Word Families - This builds off of a relationship and patterns found common between words.
Word Meanings - This is what it is all about. At the end of the day, we keep a mental library of these things.
Word Usage - How do you use this in a sentence? This is the second level of demonstrating understanding.
Word Recognition - How do you remember that elusive word? We show you some simple strategies that you can use.
Words and Their Use - Why do we place those words in sentences and ultimately in our writing regularly?
Vocabulary Organizer Worksheets:
The Wheel - Read the term and then write its definition. Use it in a
sentence. Draw a picture of what it means.
Repositioned - This does the same thing as the previous, but allows you to tackle many more terms.
Moderately Advanced - Students begin to ponder the parts of speech as well as learning to identify both synonyms and antonyms.
My Best Guess - You will guess the meaning of each term and look it up using a dictionary or other reference tool.
Look It Up - This is for when students are experiencing a set of things that are completely new to them and they are not expected to know them.
Thick Thoughts - This will help you remember six new terms or phrases that you may come across for the first time.
All Over It - This one goes a bit overboard, but if there is something students are having difficulty this can be very helpful for them.
From the Root - Find the root of each word. Look up the origin and meaning
of the root and then write what you think it means.
Everything in One - This is everything you could possibly need to know about a single term or phrase.
Packed Tight - Very similar to the last worksheet, but this covers a group of terms. There is a lot less space to work with though.
The Routine - This is a helpful routine to get your students into when they come across a new word that they are unfamilar with.
My List - This is a great way to introduce weekly spelling or vocabulary lists to your students.
Take #2 - This is an even simpler approach to the previous worksheet.
Visualize It - Drawing pictures can really help students understand things better.