Vocabulary Activities

Here are some fun activities that we do using vocabulary words in our class.


Here are the Directions:

1. Monday—define your vocabulary words

2. Tuesday—choose one of the activities from the tic-tac-toe board

3. Wednesday—choose another activity which connects with the first on the tic-tac-toe board

4. Thursday—choose a third activity to make a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line on the tic-tac-toe board

5. Friday—turn in your definitions and tic-tac-toe activities prior to the weekly quiz

The activities on the tic-tac-toe sheet include some of the following activities:

  • Write a short story using seven of the vocabulary words correctly and underline your words in the story
  • Draw a detailed picture of you doing one of your favorite activities. Hide/disguise your vocabulary words in the picture
  • Create a crossword puzzle using ten of the vocabulary words
  • Draw a picture for each vocabulary word to illustrate the meaning of the word
  • Write your vocabulary words on a sheet of paper and then write a synonym and antonym for each word
  • Create a cartoon strip using ten of the vocabulary words in the conversations between the characters
  • Use each of the vocabulary words in a complete sentence. Be sure to use the word correctly in the sentence.