Go beyond "word and definition" vocabulary lessons with these worksheets. Your students will learn and retain new words more quickly by listing synonyms, antonyms, researching etymologies, writing sentences, drawing pictures, using sentence context clues, etc., for a more holistic approach to acquiring a larger vocabulary. These sheets are offered in a variety of formats, and target beginning readers through middle or early high school, so you’re sure to find one that works with your curriculum. Note: You can get away from a traditional vocabulary structure entirely by using the first sheet, which requires more abstract thinking from your students.
How to Keep a Vocabulary Journal - The English language is filled with thousands of words. And as you the language progresses each day and the language prodigies discover new words, the dictionary keeps filling up. If you want to increase your vocabulary or make sure that you have a great command over the English language, then how about keeping a vocabulary journal? To maintain a vocabulary journal, you can do the following: Read books and then mark the words that intrigue you. Take another notebook and write down the words in one column. Now look up for their meanings in the dictionary and then write them in a separate column. Make sure to keep this vocabulary journal updated at all times. With this journal in your hand, you will have your own dictionary filled with thousands of words. Make sure to keep it appealing and colorful so that it attracts you to write more words.