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

Alphabetizing

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

What is K5?

K5 Learning offers free worksheets, flashcards and inexpensive workbooks for kids in kindergarten to grade 5.  We help your children build good study habits and excel in school.