Fourth Grade Vocabulary Worksheets

Vocabulary and word usage worksheets for grade 4

Use these 4th grade vocabulary worksheets to help your child improve vocabulary and word usage. All worksheets are pdf documents and can be downloaded and printed; answer sheets are included.

Spelling practice and word lists can be found on our spelling worksheet pages.

The meaning of words

Words and their meanings: circle the word that matches the description.

Applying meanings of words: circle the correct answer to each statement.

Match phrases: complete sentences by drawing lines from phrases on the left to those on the right.

Context clues: determine the meaning of words in bold using cross-sentence clues.

Sentences and paragraphs

Sentences: select the correct word for each sentence.

Paragraphs: fill in the missing words.

Vocabulary and word usage

Use 'loseor 'loose' in each sentence.

Use apostrophes in each sentence.

Use 'here' or 'hear' in each sentence.

Use 'accept' or 'except' in each sentence.

Word lists for grade 4

Word search: search for and circle the hidden words.

Hidden letters: print the correct letter in the space for each word.

Jumbled words: figure out the jumbled words. Word clues are provided.

Prefixes and suffixes

Prefix and suffix words: write Latin and Greek root words and their meanings

Dissect the words: identify the prefix, suffix and root word

Define the words: identify the root word, write the meanings of the prefix/suffix words

Idioms, Proverbs, Similes, Metaphors

Similes: complete the simile sentences using words from a word bank

Similes and metaphors: determine if each sentence is a simile or a metaphor

Metaphors: explain what the metaphors mean

Proverbs and idioms: determine if each sentence is a proverb or an idiom

Proverbs: complete the proverb using words from a word bank

Synonyms and antonyms

Synonyms: write the grade 4 word that best matches each clue:

Synonym crosswords: solve these crosswords by writing down the words that match each clue: 

Antonyms: choose the word with the "opposite" meaning


You'll find grade 4 spelling word lists and exercises in our 4th grade spelling worksheets.

Grade 4 vocabulary worksheet

Sample grade 4 vocabulary worksheet

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