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Second Grade Vocabulary Worksheets

Vocabulary and word usage worksheets for grade 2

Use these worksheets to improve vocabulary and word usage and introduce compound words, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, homophones and affixes.

The meanings of words

Words and their meanings: circle the word that has the same meaning

Definitions: choose the word that has the same meaning as that in a sentence

Complete sentences: draw lines from the phrases on the left to those on the right

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

Shades of meaning: draw lines from words with similar meanings

Sentences and paragraphs

Sentences: replace the word in each sentence

Paragraphs: fill in the missing words

Homonyms, homophones and word usage

Multiple meaning words: identify the correct homonyms in sentences

Homophones: circle the correct sound-alike word in sentences

There is or there are?

Word lists

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

Picture crosswords: crosswords with picture clues for kindergarten to grade 2

Affixes and compound words

Prefixes: underline the prefix and circle the root word

Identify prefixes: select the correct prefix to complete each sentence

Suffixes: underline the suffix and circle the root word

Identify suffixes: choose the correct suffix to complete each sentence

Compound words: draw lines from root words to make compound words

Write compound words: complete compound words from picture clues

Synonyms and antonyms

Synonyms: write the grade 3 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


Circle the word that comes first in alphabetical order

Write 10 words in alphabetical order

Sample grade 2 vocabulary worksheet

Sample grade 2 vocabulary worksheet

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