The BIG BUNDLE of Engaging Vocabulary Activities for the Content Areas
51 Activities with Printables to make learning vocabulary in Math, Science, Social Studies/History fun and effective!
Your one spot go-to product to teach vocabulary in a variety of ways.
Great for in class learning as well as homework and sub lessons!
Word Wall Cards Template – Type or write the words on the cards, print, and post on your classroom word wall.
2.Word Wall Builder Chart - Instruction page included.
3.Write the Room – Add a hint (definition or image) in the left column and send students around the room, or word wall, looking for each hint in their chart. Use your word wall or hide words around the room.
4.Writing with Key Terms – Add vocabulary from the lesson and have students write an informational text, summary, or story using the words.
5.Vocab Boxes – Students can complete the boxes to demonstrate understanding of the words. Two per page can be separated into half pages.
6.I Have…Who Has? – Game rules on template.
7.Science Says – Game sample and template provided
8.Vocab Practice Page
9.Vocab Matching Cards
10.Memory Game with Vocab Matching Cards
11.Go Fish with Vocab Matching Cards
Word Art (3 types)
14.Vocab Roll & Review
15.Vocab Spin & Review
17.Vocab Comic Strips
18.Spin-A-Hint Guessing Game
19.Vocab Thumb Ball – Using a wet erase marker, write hints for your vocabulary words (definitions or illustrations) all over a beach ball. Throw the ball around the room and when someone catches it, they have to define the word that is described under their right thumb.
20.Vocab Tumbling Tower – Paint then ends of blocks from a tumbling tower game with dry erase or chalkboard paint. Write vocab words on the end of the blocks for each game. To pull a block out of the stack , students must define the word.
21.Vocab Treasure Hunt - Spread vocab word coins around the room so students can take turns (or racing in two groups) picking up coins. They have to define the word to keep the coin.
22.Vocab Choice Board
23.Crossword Puzzle (with definition or illustration as hints)
25.Word Sorter Pockets
26.Quick Draw (Dry Erase Game) – Print and Laminate the board for multiple uses. Students will use dry erase markers to write the word you define. Say “show me what you know!” and students will hold up their board for you to see who knows the word.
27.Character Quote Clouds (use the word)
28.Board Game (roll and define to move)
29.Vocab Song Creation
30.Vocab Puzzles (Two Templates)
32.Stoplight Vocab Self Assessment – use clips or small sticky notes with the vocabulary words. Laminate the stoplight and use dry erase marker for the words.
33.Picture Word Wall - Type or write the words on the cards and add an image, print, and post on your classroom word wall.
34.Draw the Room – Add a hint (definition or word) in the left column and send students around the room to find and draw the correct image for each hint on their paper. Use your word wall or hide picture word wall cards around the room.
36.Vocab Mini Books – Works for Interactive Notebook or as stand alone mini books.
37.Vocab Pocket Folders – Works on their own, but can be glued into a notebook.
38.Anchor Chart with Labeled Parts - (ie: parts of an insect) Use the vocabulary words to label the picture. Make the picture something that encompassed all the grouped vocabulary words.
39.Word Search with definition or picture as hint.
40.Act It Out! Guessing Game
41.Interactive Read and Act - (Act out Word when you read it in a text!) Printable reference chart template will help students plan their actions and remember what to look for.
42.Word Poem (Haiku)
43.Classifying with Vocab Words – have students sort a selection of objects or observations between two or three vocabulary words. This gives a hands-on approach to applying vocabulary words to what they are learning. (i.e. sorting Living/Nonliving or Reflection/Refraction) Two options plus a Venn diagram are provided.
44.Vocab Strips – Works great for an exit slip or homework activity!
45.Letter Tile Game – Instruction card included.
49.All About the Word Chart
50.Vocab-oo Game – (Played similar Taboo)
51.Vocab Character (Personify the Word)
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