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Choosing the Right Word for the Sentence

For Students 1st - 3rd
Learners select the best word (from four choices) to complete eight sentences. They read a complete sentence and choose the best word to complete subsequent sentences using context as their guide. Theme of the sheet is making things,...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
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Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference.
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Sparkle Words

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to "sparkle words," which are really adjectives! They consider ten sentences which have a word missing, and choose the best of the three sparkle words on the slide to complete the sentence. A nice, motivating...
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Word Roots: Nat, Tract, Sequ

For Students 11th - 12th
Challenge your advanced learners with this interactive chart. Your scholars take a list of vocabulary words (composed of synonyms and antonyms) and correctly identify the word it corresponds with.
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Latin Roots fin, sed, fer: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 7th - 11th
Secondary etymologists assign synonyms and antonyms to six English words based on the Latin roots fin, sed, and fer. MyVocabulary.com ranks this as beginner-level, but the work is challenging. A 24-item word bank provides two acceptable...
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Does Mother Nature Know Best?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Investigate herbal medicine in the science or health classroom with this activity from the New York Times. After a discussion about class members beliefs about and experiences with herbal medicines, pupils read an article that might...
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Using Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words to Improve College Level Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Grow vocabulary skills with an understanding of affixes and word roots. Included here are a few activities and plenty of materials you can use to support your learners as the focus on building vocabulary.
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Seeing Words in a New Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the...
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Commonly Confused Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Test your scholars' knowledge of commonly confused words with this grammar activity. With multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank options, this ten question activity is certain to express your learners' understanding. 
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Math Word Problems - Units of Length

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this math word problems instructional activity, students solve measurement problems where they choose the best unit of measure for the item given. Students complete 7 multiple choice problems.
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Word Meanings from Context

For Students 6th - 8th
For this quickie context clues exercise, learners read four very brief passages and choose the best multiple choice answer to match the word in bold type. Here they practice with the words trepidation, materialized, porous, and lofty.
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Intermediate Sentence Completion 9

For Students 4th - 8th
For this sentence completion worksheet, students complete the sentence by choosing the best words to complete them. Students complete 12 sentences.
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Intermediate Sentence Completion 14

For Students 4th - 8th
In this sentence completion instructional activity, students complete the sentence by choosing the best words to complete them. Students complete 12 sentences.
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Intermediate Sentence Completion 13

For Students 4th - 8th
In this sentence completion activity, learners complete the sentence by choosing the best words to complete them. Students complete 12 sentences.
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Grade 2 Daily Language Review Worksheet

For Students 2nd
Help your second graders with their editing skills in this language review worksheet. After editing two sentences, they circle the best multiple choice word to complete four additional sentences. Another activity prompts them to choose...
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Word Analogies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Discuss analogies with your middle schoolers. Using the word analogy worksheet provided here, learners analyze eight analogies. The analogies are fairly simple and straight forward and will bolster confidence.
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Analyze Complex Words

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What is a complex word, and why is it so important we know what they are? Download this helpful PowerPoint to introduce root/base words, prefixes, and suffixes to your emerging readers. Clear, relevant examples are given, as well as a...
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Word Meanings from Context

For Students 5th - 6th
Here is a vocabulary worksheet in which your scholars determine the meaning of 10 words using context clues from short readings. They choose from among four words and write their answers on the blank lines at the bottom of the page. They...
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So Much Depends Upon...Sixteen-Word Imagery Poems Inspired by Love that Dog by Sharon Creech

For Teachers 6th - 7th
After reading Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (and possibly shedding a few tears), middle schoolers work on their own sixteen-word poems with a Six Trait writing activity. They focus on word choice in this activity to capture an...
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Word Pair Analogies 2

For Students 9th - 10th
Analogies deepen the understanding of words. Help your English language learners (or native speakers studying vocabulary) develop their understanding of words like agoraphobia, brevity, and hieroglyphics. A bridge sentence is provided...
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Possessive Pronouns

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
It's mine! No, wait, it's yours! Have your class members practice possessive pronouns so they can properly name who an item belongs to. For this exercise, pupils choose the correct possessive pronouns to complete 12 sentences.
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Word BINGO

For Students Pre-K - 4th
Practicing sight words is all fun and games with this app! Users hear, read, and spell words off the Dolch Word List. But that's not all! Players also get to create their own avatar, collect BINGO bugs, view their scores, and more within...
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Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Beginner Synonym or Antonym Word Puzzle

For Students 9th - 12th
Acquaint your class with synonyms, antonyms, and word roots with this vocabulary exercise. For this activity, learners choose one synonym and one antonym for each vocabulary word, using a word bank. Although the connection to word roots...