Vocabulary Activities for ANY Word List | Distance Learning PDF

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
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97 pages
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Learning Objective

The student will use context clues and other clues to determine word meaning and use target words appropriately in writing.


You have so many things to choose from all within this one bundle and perfect for grades 2 through 5. You can use them all with ANY WORD LIST you have offering a great variety all year long. Print on bright paper for a polished look too.

Here's a list of what is included:

vocabulary planning page

vocabulary paper bag book

(all pieces can also be used in interactive notebooks)

  • word selection and kid-friendly definitions
  • examples/non-examples
  • sweet connections (synonyms or derivations)
  • hashtag it (categorizing words)
  • i spy activity and word clues
  • my words in context (story plan and writing page)
  • parts of speech sort
  • my words illustrated

✱Nine Graphic Organizers

  • spotlight on vocabulary
  • building word knowledge
  • words close to our heart
  • growing our word knowledge
  • quick write
  • four square vocabulary
  • diggin' into vocabulary
  • vocabulary anchored in meaning

Task Card Activities

(can be glued in interactive notebooks and used more as an exit ticket, in a game format, or as homework)

Bunko My Words

Personal Word Wall (staple to the four sides of a folder)

Interactive Notebook Options:

  • accordion book
  • vocabulary flipbook
  • inward doors

Vocabulary Lapbook

  • words illustrated
  • kid friendly definitions
  • connecting word pairs
  • synonym flower
  • word cards/cartoons
  • matchbox examples and non-examples
  • using my words to summarize my text (writing)
  • word wizards activity
  • grading rubric

Vocabulary Trifold (2 pages/One activity per day)

Vocabulary Discussion Cards for Teachers (classroom teaching ideas)


Little prep time required and easy to implement. Supplemental materials needed include: lunch sized paper bags, interactive notebooks, dice, file folders, scissors and glue.

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Total Pages
97 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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