Vocabulary

Resources to help your children develop their vocabulary, including display materials, printable resources and activity ideas.

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Vocabulary Ideas

A number of useful games and activities which can be used to review different vocabulary.
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Writing Definitions

A handy table which gives information about, and examples of, useful words and tools for writing. 
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Starting and Extending Sentences

Starting and Extending Sentences

Two wonderful reference posters to encourage children to think about how to start (and also extend) their sentences.
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Matching Similes Game

Matching Similes Game

A great set of printable cards that challenge children to match the parts of a simile. 
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Synonyms

Synonyms

A wonderful set of resources which make an enjoyable practical activity. Children have to sort the words into groups to make sets of synonyms.
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Active Voice and Passive Voice

Active Voice and Passive Voice

The two resources below can be used when children are learning about the active and passive voice of verbs:
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Hamburger Writing

Use this fabulous technique to help your children's writing skills.
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Oh How Boring!

A story which children must edit to make it less repetitive and boring.
5 - 11

Shoot the Word

A fun and physical game which can be used to review existing vocabulary, or to introduce new language.
7 - 11

Using a Thesaurus

A worksheet which encourages children to use a thesaurus to find synonyms.
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Word Quilts

A very simple idea which helps children to know the different types of words. Also an excellent way to decorate your classroom.
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Vocabulary Banner

Vocabulary Banner

Help to increase your children's vocabulary by creating a special display board. Why not use our free display banner as part of it?
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Nouns Worksheet

Nouns Worksheet

A worksheet that encourages children to think about nouns. 
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Adjective, Noun, Verb, Adverb

Adjective, Noun, Verb, Adverb

Reinforces knowledge of these four types of words (includes worksheet).
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Heads and Tails

A fun game that helps to expand children's vocabulary.