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 can be downloaded and printed; answer sheets are included.

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

Homonyms, homophones and word usage

Multiple meaning words: fit a homonym in two sentences

Homophones: identify the correct sound-alike word in sentences

Lose or loose?

Here or hear?

Accept or except?

Apostrophes in sentences

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

Link the letters: find vocabulary words in letter grids

Spiral puzzle: use clues to solve the spiral crossword

Crosswords: solve the crossword puzzles

Affixes and compound words

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

Find compound words: find compound words in sentences

Compound words: locate compound words in rows

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

Sample grade 4 vocabulary worksheet

Sample grade 4 vocabulary worksheet

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