Common Core State Standards

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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    Google Slides Interactive - Alphabetizing to the 3rd Letter Activity

    Practice alphabetizing to the third letter with this Google Slides interactive clip card activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 4
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    Idioms Dominoes

    Build vocabulary and have fun with idiom games.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Idioms Go Fish Card Game

    Understand the meaning of common idioms with a classroom game of Idioms-Go Fish!

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Idioms Bingo Game

    Build vocabulary and have fun with a classroom game of Idiom Bingo.

    Teach Starter Publishing 25 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Adjective Posters

    A set of thirteen bright and colorful posters with a variety of English and Spanish adjectives to use when describing objects in different sensory categories.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 2 - 6
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    Synonyms Picture Puzzle

    Practice identifying and using synonyms with this 15-piece word puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Antonyms Board Game

    Read 18 words and identify their antonyms as you race players to the end of the game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Synonyms Board Game

    Read 18 words and identify their synonyms as you race players to the end of the game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Antonyms Dominoes

    Match up opposite words with this set of 28 antonyms dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Synonym Dominoes

    Match up similar words with this set of 28 synonym dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Prefix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common prefixes with 28 prefix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Antonyms Picture Puzzle

    Practice identifying and using antonyms with this 15-piece under the sea picture antonyms puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Building Sundaes - Synonyms

    Practice identifying and using synonyms with this deliciously fun word game.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Four In A Row Game - Synonyms

    Practice identifying and using synonyms with our similar word matching activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Prefixes Worksheet

    Add a prefix to the beginning of a root word and use the new words in sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Playing with Prefixes Board Game

    Practice building and using words with common prefixes in their appropriate context.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Which Prefix is it? - Task Cards

    Identify the correct prefix and add it to the beginning of the word, ensuring it’s grammatically correct within the sentence.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Building Words with Prefixes Sorting Activity

    Build words by matching the root word to prefixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Using Clues to Determine Meaning Worksheet

    Practice defining unfamiliar words by looking for context clues within a sentence.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Building Compound Words - Puzzles

    Practice building compound words with this set of 20 puzzles, each with three pieces—two smaller words and the compound word they form.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    SMASH IT! Compound Words

    Practice compound words with this set of 8 game boards and letter cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Compound Word Dominoes

    Practice making new words with this compound word matching game that includes 28 picture/word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Compound Word Smash Up!

    Help students practice creating compound words by matching 15 compound word cards with their corresponding decoded word cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Working With Guide Words Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice using guide words in the dictionary.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 4
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    Synonyms Are the Same! - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying synonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Antonyms Are Opposite! - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying antonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 4
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    Antonym Task Cards

    A set of 16 task cards to practice working with antonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Synonym Task Cards

    A set of 16 task cards to practice working with synonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Captain Yet – Word Wall

    A classroom word wall that helps students focus on positive vocabulary to channel proactive learning habits.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 5 Is Customisable
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    My Word of the Day Mat

    A fun worksheet to use in the classroom when building vocabulary.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
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    My Word of the Week Mat

    A fun worksheet to use in the classroom when building vocabulary.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
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    Word Whizz - Word Building Activity

    A word building activity to practice spelling and vocabulary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 2 - 6