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1 Table of Contents

n Using the Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
n Connections to the Common Core State Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
n Lesson 1:

Number Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

n Lesson 2:

Color Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

n Lesson 3:

Positional Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

n Lesson 4:

Question Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

n Lesson 5: Opposites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
n Lesson 6:

Opposites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

n Lesson 7:

Sound Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

n Lesson 8:

Describing Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

n Lesson 9:

Action Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

n Lesson 10:

Action Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

n Lesson 11:

Homophones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

n Lesson 12:

Compound Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Content Words
n Lesson 13:

Animal Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

n Lesson 14:

Cooking Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

n Lesson 15: Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
n Lesson 16:

Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: 1st Grade © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.

n Lesson 17: Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
n Lesson 18:

School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

n Lesson 19: Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
n Lesson 20:

Five Senses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

n Lesson 21:

Human Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

n Lesson 22:

Fruits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

n Lesson 23:

Vegetables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

n Lessons 24: Plants and Trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
n Word List

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n Answers

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it’s about using. Then circle your favorite thing to do. action words (verbs). You can skate on ice. ride 10. To skip is to move in a bouncy way. and a strong vocabulary is an essential part of reading. and writing notebooks or journals in which students can record words and use them in sentences. A. I like to run in a race. hop 7. jog. describing words (adjectives). I walk to school every day. 5. key content area vocabulary. many more words and meanings are woven into the book’s 24 lessons. Birds and airplanes can fly. exploring. skate. cloze activity traceable words with simple sentences or pictures explaining or showing the meanings of the words lesson words 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. homophones. B. LESSON 9 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words Rhyme Time! The word _____________ rhymes with mop. have the following items available: beginning dictionaries and thesauruses. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. The purpose of this book is to help young learners expand the number of words they know and the ways in which they use them. games. It is like jump. 2. hopping on each foot. Words are a basic building block of communication. The word _____________ rhymes with fun. skip I like to jump up and down on two feet. skate 9. Jump. The first lesson part includes: The second part includes: lesson words lesson words LESSON LESSON Action Words walk jog Trace the word. 9 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 1. Skip. To swim is to move through water. You move fast when you do this. swim! The word _____________ rhymes with my. swim 6. 4. writing. I like to ride on trains and buses. 30 n Write the best word to complete each sentence. Use the words in the Word Bank. compound words. Lesson Organization Each lesson includes three parts and introduces ten words. jump! 31 extra practice critical thinking activity 4 32 one or more puzzles. You do this every day. Learning new words is not just about encountering them. You can do it on a bike. I like to hop on one foot.Using the Book Where would we be without words? It’s hard to imagine. run skip Then read the sentences again. The word _____________ rhymes with talk. walk run skip jump hop jog fly skate ride swim _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ Tongue Twisters Say each tongue twister five times fast. and thinking about them. Although 240 vocabulary words are introduced. or other learning activities using the words 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. and speaking well. 9 The third part includes: . One way to exercise is to jog. jump hop fly skate ride swim walk jog run 1. The word _____________ rhymes with slide. walk jog run skip jump hop fly skate ride swim n Part 3 Who’s Doing What? Write the word for each picture on the line. fly 8. jump 4. 2. Tips • You’ll find a complete alphabetized list of all the lesson words on page 78. 3. NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words Part 1 n Read each sentence. 3. So the lessons in this book are organized around different aspects and attributes of words— opposites (antonyms). • As you introduce the lessons. Part 2 5. Birds do it. and more.

Tips for Using the Lessons •  onsider having students fill C out “Word Inventory Sheets” before each lesson. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization. d. For instance. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. punctuation. choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding works. Words I Have Seen but Don’t Really Know. c. a. Decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables. 5 . The activities in this book align with the following standards for students in grade 1. Students can list the vocabulary words and probable meanings under the headings. Phonics and Word Recognition 3. g. Identify real-life connections between words and their use. 6. Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs. rereading as necessary. and what it is like and not like. With guidance and support from adults. Use words and phrases acquired through conversations. • Add your own writing assignments. • Some words have more than one meaning. c.  New Words. demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. • Help students make connections by pointing out lesson words used in other contexts and materials. The more students use a word. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use 4. Use common nouns. they might create a map for a noun to show what the word is. • Each page in every three-part lesson uses all ten vocabulary words. some words. c. • Use the vocabulary to teach related spelling and grammar rules. b. 5. • Encourage students to make semantic maps for some words. a. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. a. The exercises on most of the pages use each vocabulary word once. Encourage students to think about the best word to complete a sentence or to answer each question. • Consider having students make a set of word cards for each lesson. The headings for such a sheet might be: Words I Know. including some not given in the lesson. You may want to point out additional meanings or invite students to discover them independently. b. c. Define words by category and by one or more key attributes. i. Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner by defining or choosing them. Decode regular spelled one-syllable words. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Use frequently occurring adjectives. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print. f. and responding to texts. Fluency 4. e. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills Print Concepts 1. Sort words into categories. • Have students illustrate 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. and spelling when writing. reading and being read to. the more likely they are to “own” it. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding. As the lesson proceeds they can make revisions and additions. Language Standards Conventions of Standard English 1. Connections to the Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) has outlined learning expectations in English/Language Arts for students at different grade levels. Know final e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content. b. or make a class set and place it in your writing center. Use singular nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences. Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words. a. Use frequently occurring prepositions 2.

five 6. eight 9. nine 10. six 7. 2. three 4. ten 6 one two three four five six seven eight nine ten 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 1 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Number Words n Part 1 Trace each word. . one two 3. 1. seven 8. four 5.

There are _____________ days in a week. 1. 2.” 10. 7. You have _____________ toes. 5. You have _____________ fingers on each hand. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. You have _____________ hands. The number _____________ rhymes with “fine” and “dine. Goldilocks meets _____________ bears in a story. 3.  7 .LESSON 1 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Number Words n Part 2 Write the best word to complete each sentence. 4. An insect has _____________ legs. 9. 6. You can see _____________ moon in the sky. 8. A stop sign has _____________ sides. one two three four five six seven eight nine ten A cat has _____________ legs.

[4 triangles] _____________ triangles 3. [5 apples] _____________ apples 6. [1 star] _____________ star 2. [10 one two three four five six seven eight nine ten 5. _____________ balls . [2 strawberries] _____________ strawberries _____________ cherries _____________ pieces of popcorn _____________ pears 8 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 1. [3 balls] 9. [7 cherries] 7. [6 pies popcorn] 8.LESSON 1 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Number Words n Part 3 Write the number word to match the number of items. [8 pears] 10. [9 squares] _____________ squares circles] _____________ circles 4.

Bananas are yellow. 10.  brown 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. The sky at night is black. purple green brown black white pink Strawberries are red. Chocolate is brown. Carrots are orange.  black 8. yellow blue Then read the sentences again. Violets are purple. Ham is pink. Jeans are blue.  orange 2.  red 1.  pink 9 .  green 6.  yellow 3. red orange Trace the word.LESSON 2 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Color Words n Part 1 Read each sentence. Snow is white.  blue 4. 7. Grass is green.  purple 5.  white 9.

2. the color of a tree trunk 4. The tree in springtime has _______________ leaves. the color of cherries 5. Write the best word to complete each sentence. 4. Grape jam is _______________. the color of the sky in daytime. 5 10 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. My tongue is _______________. 3 . Crossword Puzzle Use the clues to complete the puzzle. green pink 1. 1. B. Choose from the words in the Word Bank.LESSON 2 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Color Words n Part 2 A. 3. 1 2 red yellow blue brown black white the darkest color 3. orange purple The _______________ pumpkin has a funny face. Across the lightest color 2. 4 Down the color of lemons. 4.

Read the color words to see where each color belongs. red orange yellow green blue purple 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 3. What is your favorite color? _____________ B. Circle the answer.LESSON 2 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Color Words A. 4. 11 red orange yellow blue purple green brown black white pink . Is a tree trunk brown? yes no Is a blueberry pink? yes no Is the night sky white? yes no Is the night sky black? yes no 1. n Part 3 My Rainbow Color the rainbow. 2.

LESSON 3 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Positional Words n Part 1 Read each sentence.  down 8. . before after up down around into Bill put the flowers on the table.  around 9.  over 3. Sue went down to the first floor.  on 1. 10. Rami took the books off the bed.  into 12 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. on off Trace the word. Kim put the key under the mat.  after 6. Ella wore a scarf around her neck. A baby crawls before she learns to walk. Gail looked up at the sky. over under Then read the sentences again. We had a snack after school. You put food into your mouth.  before 5.  off 2. Tom hit the ball over the fence.  under 4.  up 7.

B. and _____________. Word Search Look at the words in the Word Bank. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. I B A F T E R N E A L E N O T F K B M U Q O O V E R N P A R O U N D R J E C D H E F T U V S I R G 13 over under around before after into . A ball bounces _____________ and _____________. Find and circle each word in the puzzle. 2.LESSON 3 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Positional Words Part 2 n A. Write the best word to complete each sentence. A light switch goes _____________ off up down on 1.

6. 2. around into The girl goes up the ladder. . 5.LESSON 3 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Positional Words n Part 3 Draw lines to connect each sentence to its picture. 7. 3. The boy will put on his shoes after his socks. 1. The cat jumped into his arms. 10. The cat jumps before the dog. The cat is on the bed. on off over under before after The dog is under the stool. 8. 4. 14 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. The cat goes around the box. 9. The girl goes down the slide. up down The cat jumps off the chair. The cat jumps over the water.

? ? 15 ? ? .  when ? 4.  where ? 5.  how   what 3. Ask “which?” to learn about a choice of things. n Part 1 ? ? Don’t know? Ask a question. Trace the words.  who 6. Then read the sentences again.  why 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Ask “who?” to learn about people. Ask “how?” or “what?” to learn more. ask question answer how what when where who why which You might get an answer!  answer 2. Ask “why?” to learn a reason. Ask “when?” to learn about time.  ask   question 1. Ask “where?” to learn about places.  which 8. 7.LESSON 4 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Question Words Reach each sentence.

Do you know ______________ to swim? 1. question ask answer why how If you have a ______________ . I wonder ______________ cats meow. 4. . B.LESSON 4 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Question Words n Part 2 A. 5. Word Search Look at the words in the Word Bank. 3. When the teacher calls on you. raise your hand. A W H I C H W H A T C D B E W H O E F N G H I J W H E R E K 16 what when where which who 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Find and circle each word in the puzzle. 2. Write the best word to complete each sentence. The teacher can ______________ your question. ______________ your question.

 When would you like as a present? _____________________ _________________________________________ 3. How will you serve: cake or ice cream? _________________ will you dress? _____________________________ 17 .  What will your party be? __________________________ _________________________________________ 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Answer the questions.  Where will you ask to come? _________________________ _________________________________________ 5. 4.LESSON 4 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Question Words n Part 3 Think about a party you would like to have. ask question answer how what when where who why which will you have the party? ___________ _________________________________________ Why 1. Which 7.  Who 6.  is your party? _____________________________ _________________________________________ 2.

I take an umbrella when it might rain. A whale is a very big animal. Please give me that book.  stop 1.  give 9.  take 18 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. The slow turtle took a long time to cross the street.  fast 5.  girl 3. Something little is small in size.  boy 4. stop go Trace the word.  big 7. fast slow big little give take Cars must stop at a red light.  little 8. A boy is a male child.LESSON 5 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 1 Read each sentence. A girl is a female child.  slow 6. girl boy Then read the sentences again. The plane flew really fast. 10.  go 2. Cars can go when the light turns green. .

Write the best word to complete each sentence. B. 1. girl give 3. Connect the Opposites Read the word on each puzzle piece. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. stop go girl boy fast slow big little give take Another word for quick is _____________. 4. Draw lines to connect the words that are opposites. 2. go boy 2.LESSON 5 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 2 A. take fast 19 . slow stop 4. 1. we could go outside. 3. If the rain would ________________. I like to _____________ my friend a present. An ant is a very _____________ insect. 5. Another word for large is ____________.

Start at GO. GO box goal girl glue boy first fast snow slow fat gift big take bug litter talk little 20 STOP 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. give stow . fast slow big little give take Read each word out loud as you go. End at STOP.LESSON 5 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 3 Opposites Maze stop go girl boy Follow the path of opposites.

  glad means not happy. Small means little.LESSON 6 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 1 Read each sentence. 6. please” when you do want something. You say “yes. thank you” when you do not want something. no yes glad sad child grown-up 1. Glad 8. cold hot Then read the sentences again.  hot 4.  no 5.  large Ice cubes are cold.  grown-up 21 .  sad A child is a kid. small large Trace the words. 10.  small 2. You say “no. Large means big.  child 9.  yes 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  cold 3. A grown-up is an adult. 7. The sun is hot. Sad means happy.

Write the best word to complete each sentence. small large cold hot no yes glad sad child grown-up A _______________ goes to school. 3. A mouse is _______________. no yet hop hot coin cold chill grown child grown-up sad sat 22 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. An elephant is _______________.LESSON 6 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 2 A. 1. 4. 2. B. glad glue now yes . Shade the boxes with words that are opposites. A _______________ goes to a job. Opposites Match-Up.

Hint  ead the answer. 2. glad child A. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. yes no Soup is __. 3. 23 . My teacher is a grown-up. I am __ when my grandma comes to visit. glad sad 1. 4.LESSON 6 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Opposites n Part 3 cold hot no yes glad sad child grown-up Choose words from the Word Bank. Last year’s shoes are too __ for me! 1. The Wu family has one __. hot cold When I cry. 2. What do you call a tiny shopping center? A small ___________. 2. B. 3. 1. Riddle Fun Use the clues to complete the puzzle. in the shaded boxes. 3. A whale is very __! 4. I feel __. Circle the correct answers. small large Then write the answer to the riddle. R top to bottom.

LESSON 7 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Sound Words n Part 1 Read each sentence. . When you bite a carrot it goes crunch. 8. A car horn goes honk!  honk 4. Zoom is a sound made by something going fast. roar hiss pop zoom thud crunch An owl can hoot.  zoom 10. hoot meow Trace the word.  roar Hiss! 5. A snake can hiss.  meow 2. When you drop a shoe. it goes thud.  plop 3. A cat can meow. A train engine can roar.  hoot 1.  hiss 6. When you drop soap in water it goes plop.  crunch 24 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. She blew a bubble that went pop!  pop 7.  thud 9. plop honk Then read the sentences again.

The fall leaves __________________ when I walk through them. 1. The snake made a loud __________________. Word Sort 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: 1st Grade © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 5. The balloon broke and went ___________. 2. Write the words where they belong.LESSON 7 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Sound Words n Part 2 A. 4.“__________________! crunch honk hiss pop zoom went the car horn. went the fast airplane. Write the best word to complete each sentence. hoot meow plop roar thud Sounds Made by Animals Sounds Made by Things ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ 25 . __________________! B. Sort the words in the Word Bank. 3.

hoot! honk hiss roar pop zoom crunch meow plop Pop. 26 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. n Part 3 hoot Tongue Twisters Say each tongue twister five times fast. Let’s zoom to the zoo! B. pop! The lion can really roar. Hiss. 2. pop! Pop. Write the correct word in the bubble. honk. popcorn. What Sound Does It Make? Look at the words in the Word Bank. thud A kitten: 1.LESSON 7 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Sound Words A. popcorn. 3. 4. .

  smooth 3. A teddy bear is fuzzy. A telephone pole is thick. A sidewalk is hard.  sticky 27 . A kitten is soft. 7. fuzzy soft hard fluffy shiny sticky A toothpick is thin.LESSON 8 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Describing Words n Part 1 Read each sentence. thin thick Trace the word.  soft 6. A chick is fluffy.  thick 2. An ice skating rink is smooth.  fluffy 8.  shiny 9. smooth bumpy Then read the sentences again.  hard 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  bumpy 4.  thin 1. A rocky path is bumpy. Honey is sticky.  fuzzy 5. A new coin is shiny. 10.

thin fuzzy soft hard fluffy Before it is cooked. . Cotton candy is _____________. Word Search Look at the words in the Word Bank. 5. Write the best word to complete each sentence. Mashed potatoes are _____________. 2. Find and circle each word in the puzzle. C F I S N R A S H I N Y B H M S J O W U V O S H Y B M L O W J Q B P L T H I C K Y A H S T I C K Y 28 thick smooth bumpy shiny sticky 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 8 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Describing Words Part 2 n A. A peach’s skin is _____________. 3. 4. A needle is _____________. 1. a potato is _____________. B.

_____________ 1. Extra! Name something that is thin. Name something that is thick. Lollipop Baby Chick __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ B. Write the words where they belong. 29 .LESSON 8 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Describing Words n Part 3 thin thick How would you describe a lollipop? smooth bumpy How would you describe a baby chick? fuzzy soft Choose words from the Word Bank. hard fluffy shiny sticky A. _____________ 3. Name something that is bumpy. _____________ 2. Word Sort 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.

You can skate on ice.  jump 5. . I like to ride on trains and buses.  hop 6.LESSON 9 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words n Part 1 Read each sentence.  swim 30 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. To swim is to move through water. 10. walk jog Trace the word. walk to school every day.  run 3. I like to hop on one foot. hopping on each foot.  skate 8.  walk One way to exercise is to jog.  jog 2. Birds and airplanes can fly. I like to run in a race.  4. skip I like to jump up and down on two feet. jump hop fly skate ride swim I 1. To skip is to move in a bouncy way.  fly 7.  ride 9. run skip Then read the sentences again.

walk jog run skip jump hop fly skate ride swim 2. swim! Jump. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. It is like jump. Birds do it. The word _____________ rhymes with slide. Tongue Twisters Say each tongue twister five times fast. 5. Then circle your favorite thing to do. jog. You can do it on a bike. 31 B. skate. The word _____________ rhymes with mop. n Part 2 Rhyme Time! Write the best word to complete each sentence.LESSON 9 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words A. 3. You do this every day. The word _____________ rhymes with fun. Skip. The word _____________ rhymes with talk. 1. You move fast when you do this. 4. jump! . The word _____________ rhymes with my.

_______________ . Use the words in the Word Bank. walk jog run skip jump hop fly skate ride swim _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ 32 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 9 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words n Part 3 Who’s Doing What? Write the word for each picture on the line.

6. 10.  loop 2.  dive 3.  pull When I swing. I hit something gently.  slide 1. I move from side to side. I can dive head first into the pool. push I 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. To loop is to curve around or make a circle. When I sway.  tap 9. I 5.  swing 7. dive flap Then read the sentences again. I like to dance to music.  flap 4. I move back and forth. slide loop Trace the word. A bird can flap its wings. push pull swing sway tap dance I like to slide down the slide at the playground. pull the door open.LESSON 10 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words n Part 1 Read each sentence.  dance 33 .  push the carrot out of the ground. When I tap.  sway 8.

I like to _____________ high on the swings. O P T A P X loop push P U S H d s pull sway A L W B l m tap C L A D E F Y G o q O z w k b n p s 34 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Word Search Look at the words in the Word Bank. slide dive flap swing dance I like to _____________ into the ocean waves. Let’s _____________ to this song. 5.LESSON 10 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words n Part 2 A. Find and circle each word in the puzzle. Write the best word to complete each sentence. can I fly like a bird? 3. B. . If I _____________ my arms. 2. 4. I like to _____________ down the hill on my sled! 1.

3. Flap. These two words are opposites: _____________ 4. and _____________ B. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. tap dance When I go to a party. ___________! 4. loop sway Then write the answer to the riddle. 35 . Hint The trees __ in the wind. You do this on a swing set: ____________ 1.  ead the answer. Choose words from the Word Bank. You do this in water: _____________ 3. Did you __ at the door? 4. 2. flap. What did the bird say at the end of the show? 2. My mom runs in a __ around the track. n Part 3 What Word Am I? Read the clues. 3. I like to __. R top to bottom. Write a word for each clue. in the shaded boxes. 1.LESSON 10 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Action Words A. slide dive push pull swing You do this when ice skating: _____________ 2. 1. Riddle Fun Use the clues to complete the puzzle.

their there Then read the sentences again. means correct.  right . That’s my house right there. I want to buy a toy with my money. This book is by my favorite author. write right meet meat by buy The elephant is so big!  so 1.  meat 8.  their 3. 7. not wrong.  sew 2.  by 9.  write 5.  there 4. Right Nice to meet you!  meet A hamburger is made of meat. 6. I like to write letters to my grandma.  buy 36 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. so sew Trace the word in the box.LESSON 11 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Homophones n Part 1 Read each sentence. The kids like their teacher. 10. I can sew with a needle and thread.

meat meet It’s ____________ hot outside! so sew You eat ____________. I want to go ____________. Circle the correct word to complete the sentence. A New Notebook Maria likes to ______________ stories. 37 there . 6. she and her mom go to the store. “Yes!” said Maria. “Now I can ______________ my stories!” B. write right by buy Then read the story. meat meet The Lee family rode ____________ bikes. But she needs to ______________ a new notebook. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. “Is this the ______________ kind?” asked her mom. 3. their You ____________ a friend to play. 5. 2. n Part 2 Fill-in-the-Blank Story Use the words in the Word Bank to fill in the blanks. So. there their Will you ____________ a button on my coat? so sew 1.LESSON 11 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Homophones A. Then write it on the line. 4. Her mom stopped ______________ a rack.

You read __ well! 4. 4. 1. . Draw lines to match the words that sound the same but are spelled differently. I will __ the hole in my sock. 1. R top to bottom. 2. 2. 3. so meat 3. n Part 3 Riddle Fun Use the clues to complete the puzzle. so sew meet meat Choose words from the Word Bank. Hint  ead the answer. in the shaded boxes. 3. meet there 38 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 11 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Homophones A. I will __ you at the park. How does the ocean say hello to the beach? It ________________! B. 1. Then write the answer to the riddle. V Chicken and beef are kinds of __. Word Match Read the word on each puzzle piece. their sew 2.

A bedroom is a room used for sleeping.  seashell 9. A seashell is the shell of a sea animal. A flashlight is a light you can carry. round cake. backpack raincoat Then read the sentences again.  bathrobe 2.  sailboat 5.  flashlight 7. A cupcake is a small. A sailboat is a boat with a large sail. You wear a raincoat on a rainy day. sailboat cupcake flashlight mailbox seashell bedroom A dog might live in a doghouse. You can carry books in a backpack. doghouse bathrobe Trace the word.  mailbox 8.LESSON 12 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Compound Words n Part 1 Read each sentence. You wear a bathrobe over your PJs. A mailbox is a box the mail goes in. 6.  raincoat 4.  bedroom 39 .  doghouse 1.  cupcake 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 10.  backpack 3.

Write the best word to complete each sentence. To see in the dark. B. raincoat sailboat flashlight seashell bedroom When it’s raining. You can ride a ____________________ on the sea. 4. 1. You can pick up a ____________________ on a beach. [ 40 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 2. wear your ____________________. [ art: bac] + pack = ____________________ 5. Think of a word for each picture. 3. 5. Then write the compound word. art : dog] + house = ____________________ 1. [ doghouse bathrobe backpack cupcake mailbox mail + [art: box] = ____________________ 3.LESSON 12 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Compound Words n Part 2 A. you can use a ____________________. art: bath] + robe = ____________________ 4. cup + [art: cake] = ____________________ 2. A person sleeps in a ____________________. .

dog shell 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Word Match Draw a picture of one of the compound words. sail coat 6. 1. I am a cup ____________________.  I light up the night. Use the Word Bank. sea robe 5.LESSON 12 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Compound Words A. mail boat 7. Draw lines to make compound words. I am a ____________________ light. And I rhyme with . 41 . bath box 2. back house 3. And I rhyme with BOOM! I am a bed ____________________. B. But I am not a lamp. I am a treat to eat. Fill in the blanks to make compound words. You sleep in me. rain pack 4. 3. 1. 2. n Part 3 Riddle Rhymes cupcake flashlight bedroom Read the riddles.

1.  3. hen chick duck duckling frog tadpole A mother cat has a kitten.  4. cat kitten Trace the word in the box. hen chick duck duckling A mother frog has a tadpole. . dog puppy A mother hen has a chick. frog tadpole 42 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  5. cat kitten A mother dog has a puppy. 2.LESSON 13 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Animal Families n Part 1 Read each sentence. dog puppy Then read the sentences again. A mother duck has a duckling.

A _______________ lays eggs. What am I? a _______________ 1. Use the Word Bank. I say. B. “Meow!” I rhyme with . Fill in the blanks. Arf!” I rhyme with What am I? a _______________ 6. A _______________ is a baby duck. “Cheep. 3. 4. What am I? a _______________ 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 1.LESSON 13 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Animal Families n Part 2 A. “Arf. I am a baby cat. What Am I? Read the riddles. “Ribbit!” I like to hop. cat dog chick duck frog . “Quack!” I swim in a lake. 43 . What am I? a _______________ 4. 2. I rhyme with . 3. I say. puppy hen duckling tadpole kitten A _______________ turns into a frog. What am I? a _______________ 5. I say. I say. What am I? a _______________ 2. Write the best word to complete each sentence. Cheep!” I hatch out of an egg. I say. A _______________ is a baby dog.

44 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 5. Word Sort Babies Adults _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ B. 2. hen chick duck duckling frog tadpole A. 3. _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ Word Match cat puppy dog kitten hen tadpole duck chick frog duckling 1. . 4.LESSON 13 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Animal Families n Part 3 cat kitten Sort the words in the Word Bank. Draw lines to connect the animal with its baby. dog puppy Write the animal names where they belong.

  flour An oven is where food is baked.  pour 5.  recipe 45 .  bowl 1.   apron 9.  oven 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  pan 3. 7. bowl spoon Trace the word. A recipe tells you how to cook or bake food.  bake 8. A pan is a container used for cooking and baking. pan mix Then read the sentences again.LESSON 14 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Cooking Words n Part 1 Read each sentence. You pour orange juice into a glass. pour flour oven bake apron recipe A bowl is a deep dish. To mix is to put things together.  spoon 2. 6. 10.  mix 4. Flour is a powder that you cook or bake with. You bake a cake in an oven. An apron keeps your clothes clean when you cook or bake. A spoon is a tool used for mixing and eating.

read the ______________. 4. 1. Let it ______________. Put ______________. Use a ______________. sugar. put on an ______________. Next. 46 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. . Put it in the ______________. Yum! I like cake! Draw It! Draw your cake here. and eggs into a ______________. bowl spoon Making a Cake pan mix pour flour oven bake apron recipe Here is how to make a cake. 7. First. ______________ them together. 3. B. 6. 5.LESSON 14 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Cooking Words n Part 2 A. 2. ______________ into a ______________. Write the best word to complete each sentence. milk.

LESSON 14 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Cooking Words n Part 3 Word Sort bowl spoon pan mix pour flour oven bake apron recipe Sort the words in the Word Bank. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Write the words where they belong. Things You Do: Things You Use: 47 .

  father 2.  brother 4. 10. A baby is a newly born or very young child. sister brother Then read the sentences again.  mother 1. A brother is a boy who has the same parents as another person.  daughter 6. son daughter baby grandma grandpa family A mother is a female parent. A grandpa is the father of your mother or father. A family is a group of people related to each other.  family 48 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. .  baby 7. A father is a male parent. A sister is a girl who has the same parents as another person.  sister 3. mother father Trace the word. Someone’s daughter is his or her female child.LESSON 15 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Family n Part 1 Read each sentence.  son 5.  grandpa 9.  grandma 8. Someone’s son is his or her male child. A grandma is the mother of your mother or father.

3. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 4. Another word for grandmother is ______________. Use the words in the Word Bank. I call my ______________ Mom. I call my ______________ Dad. Write the best word to complete each sentence. Label each person. 5. B. too. 49 . Draw It! Draw your own family.LESSON 15 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Family n Part 2 A. Add other family words. 2.  mother father sister brother son daughter baby grandma grandpa family Another word for grandfather is ______________. My whole ______________ likes to be together for holidays. 1.

sister brother Write the words in the correct boxes.LESSON 15 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Family n Part 3 Family Word Sort mother father Sort nine words in the Word Bank. son daughter baby grandma grandpa family Family Children Adults 50 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. How else might you sort the words? ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ .

  day 3.  noon 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Noon is between sunrise and noon.  sunrise 5.  today 1. Morning 6. day sunrise Then read the sentences again. Midnight is 12:00 a. today yesterday Trace the word.m. Night is between noon and evening.. Afternoon 8. 4.  morning is 12:00 p.m.  sunset is between sunset and sunrise. Sunset 9. Sunrise is when the sun comes up. Today is the day before today.  yesterday 2.  night 10.LESSON 16 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Time Part 1 n Read each sentence.  midnight 51 . 7.  afternoon is when the sun goes down. Yesterday A day is from midnight to midnight. morning noon afternoon sunset night midnight is right now. very late at night.

4. . What happens early in the morning? 1. Write the best word to complete each sentence. sunrise sunset When is it dark? morning night When does school end? afternoon midnight What is it right now? yesterday today When do you eat breakfast? morning night 2. 2. 52 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Circle the best answer. At _________________.LESSON 16 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Time n Part 2 A. It can be very pretty to watch a _________________. 5. When? Read each question. B. yesterday day noon midnight sunset The day before today was _________________. 4. I eat lunch. 3. 5. 3. 1. I am usually asleep at _________________. There are seven _______________s in a week.

day morning Find and circle each word in the puzzle. 53 . Draw a picture of a sunrise or a sunset.LESSON 16 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Time n Part 3 today yesterday Look at the words in the Word Bank. Word Search K A N Y N O O N V B. E N I E M M E J B D D G S K I E K N D L H T W D M W G A F T E R N O O N Y W Q R G I R Q S W J L D H G N O D N V G A U H I P F L N I Y J T N L G O T O D A Y G M H Draw It! 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. noon afternoon night midnight A.

  milk 7. .LESSON 17 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Farm n Part 1 Read each sentence.  horse 8. A barn is a building where farm animals live.  farm 1. which comes from a cow. farm farmer Trace the word. A female chicken lays an egg. egg cow milk horse hay pig A farm is a place used to grow plants and raise animals.  cow 6. is dried grass that has been cut to feed animals.  pig 54 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  farmer 2. 9.  chicken 4. barn chicken Then read the sentences again. A farmer is a person who works on a farm.  barn 3. A horse is an animal with a large body and four thin legs. People drink milk. A cow makes milk. A chicken is a bird raised on a farm.  hay A pig is an animal with a fat body and short legs.  egg 5. Hay 10.

B. A _______________ can grow vegetables on a _______________.LESSON 17 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Farm n Part 2 A. 5. chicken cow horse pig ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ 55 . What’s My Name? 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Some farm animals live in a _______________. 1. A chicken lays _______________s. 4. 3. Write the word for each animal. Write the best word to complete each sentence. farm farmer hay milk egg barn A horse likes to eat _______________. 2. I like to drink _______________ with my meal.

chicken hay cow milk egg horse barn pig 1. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 56 . B. Add a farmer. farm farmer Draw lines to show what each animal gives. Color the barn red. a horse. and a pig. hay. Read the word on each puzzle piece. cow chicken egg milk Draw It! Draw a farm. 2.LESSON 17 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Farm n Part 3 A.

10.  chair 5. teacher student Trace the word. book desk Then read the sentences again.  computer 57 . You color with a crayon.  friend 9. A student learns in school.  teacher 1. You sit on a chair.  desk 4.  paper 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.  student 2.LESSON 18 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ School n Part 1 Read each sentence. A friend is someone you like being with. 7. A desk is like a table where a student can work.  book 3.  crayon 8. You write with a pencil. chair pencil paper crayon friend computer A teacher helps you learn. You write on paper. A computer is a machine that stores information. You can read a story in a book.  pencil 6.

. 58 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 4. Who is a grown-up? 1. 1. 3. School Quiz Read each question. I color my picture with a _____________.LESSON 18 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ School n Part 2 A. B. 5. 2. You sit on a _____________. book chair pencil paper crayon I write stories with a _____________. teacher student What is like a little table? chair desk Who is fun to play with? friend pencil What do you type on? crayon computer 2. You write or color on _____________. 4. You read a _____________. Circle the best answer. Write the best word to complete each sentence. 3.

Write the words where they belong. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 18 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ School n Part 3 Word Sort Sort the words in the Word Bank. People teacher student book desk chair pencil paper crayon friend computer Things 59 .

white pieces of ice.  rain 7.  sky 3. . sky cloud Then read the sentences again. falls as rain and fills oceans. wind sun Trace the word. water rain snow storm lightning thunder 1.LESSON 19 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Weather n Part 1 Read each sentence.  sun 2. Rain is water that falls in drops from clouds.  lightning is the loud sound that comes after lightning. The sky is the area of space above the earth.  thunder 10. Snow is made of soft. snow.  cloud 4. Lightning is a flash of light in the sky. and lakes.  snow 9. Thunder 60 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. sleet. Water 6.  water 5. Wind is moving air. A storm is heavy rain.  storm 8. or hail with strong winds. A cloud floats in the sky and is made of many tiny drops of water. rivers.  wind The sun is a star that gives us light.

2. 3. sky wind sun water storm thunder The _______________ blows my hair. 6. you can sometimes hear _______________. there’s a _______________ coming. Draw It! snow cloud lightning rain 61 . 4.LESSON 19 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Weather n Part 2 A. Look up in the _______________. I love to feel warm _______________ on my face. What do you see? 1. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. In a storm. Write the best word to complete each sentence. 5. B. I like to drink _______________ every day. Be careful.

water rain Use the words in the Word Bank.LESSON 19 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Weather n Part 3 Weather Report wind sun Look at the pictures. sky cloud Write the correct words on the lines. snow storm lightning thunder To tell the weather. look up at the _________. Thursday __________ (Use an to keep the __________ off!) .) __________ 62 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Monday __________ Tuesday __________ S __________ Wednesday Friday __________ (You can see this in a storm.

hear ears Then read the sentences again. ears You smell and breathe with your nose.LESSON 20 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Five Senses n Part 1 Read each sentence. To touch is to feel. 63 nose tongue . 4.  hear 2. Your skin covers your body.  see 1.  skin 6. smell nose taste tongue touch skin You see with your eyes.  smell 3. You taste with your tongue. eyes You hear with your ears.  touch 5. see eyes Trace the words.  taste 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.

Write the best word to complete each sentence. touch 5. The kitten feels soft when I ____________ it. I ____________ fresh fruit. Draw lines to connect the sense with the body parts you use to do it. 3. 4. ears hear eyes smell skin see nose 2. I like to ____________ flowers. 3. taste 1. 5. . tongue 64 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. 1. see hear smell taste touch In the spring. I ____________ the sun shine.LESSON 20 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Five Senses n Part 2 A. B. I ____________ the birds sing. 4. 2.

Draw something you like to hear with your ears. Draw something you like to smell with your nose.LESSON 20 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Five Senses n Part 3 Draw It! 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Draw something you like to touch with your skin. 65 . see eyes hear ears smell nose taste tongue touch skin Draw something you like to see with your eyes. Draw something you like to taste with your tongue.

head head chest arm elbow hand finger leg knee foot toe chest arm finger hand elbow leg foot toe 66 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 21 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Human Body n Part 1 Trace the words on the lines. knee .

You have five _____________s on each foot. 4. your __ is halfway down your leg. 1. Your _____________s help you bend each arm. 5.LESSON 21 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Human Body n Part 2 A. Your _____________ holds your brain. 1. head leg elbow finger toe You have five _____________s on each hand. 3. 5. 67 4 5 . 2. chest arm hand foot knee 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. You use your _____________s to walk. the part of your body between your shoulder and your hand. Choose from the words in the Word Bank. Across you hold a pencil in your __. 3. 1 Down 2 3 the front part of your body between your neck and waist 2. Write the best word to complete each sentence. Crossword Puzzle Use the clues to complete the puzzle. 4. you have a __ at the end of each leg. B.

Body Parts Above Your Waist head chest arm elbow hand finger leg knee foot toe Body Parts Below Your Waist 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Write the words where they belong.LESSON 21 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Human Body n Part 3 Word Sort Sort the words in the Word Bank. 68 .

plum 8. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc.LESSON 22 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Fruits n Part 1 Read each sentence. red. banana 4. and red. 5. red. apple plum strawberry lemon watermelon 1. sweet fruit that is green on the outside and pink watermelon on the inside with black seeds. A cherry is small. has a thick orange skin. A banana is long with yellow skin that peels off. lemon A watermelon is a large. 10. grape 6. A strawberry is small. and juicy. strawberry A lemon is round or oval with a thick skin and a sour taste. or purple. grape peach An apple is round and hard and has red. orange 3. A plum is soft and has purple or yellow skin. cherry A grape is small. 9. banana cherry Then read the sentences again. peach 7. round. round. or green skin. and can be green. and is juicy inside. 2. It grows in a bunch. An orange is round. 69 . yellow. apple orange Trace the word. A peach is round with yellow and pink skin.

5. A _____________ is small and red. or green. 70 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. It begins with the letter P. apple orange banana cherry watermelon A _____________ is long and yellow. 2. Mystery Word The word for this purple fruit has four letters. An ________________ can be red. yellow. Write the best word to complete each sentence. lemon peach plum strawberry grape The word for this fuzzy fruit has five letters. _______________ 5. The word for this fruit has ten letters. . 3. _______________ 3. 1. The word for this yellow fruit has five letters. B.” ____________ 1. It is red and juicy. A ________________ is big and has black seeds. _______________ 4. 4.LESSON 22 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Fruits n Part 2 A. It tastes sour. _______________ 2. The word for this small fruit has five letters. It rhymes with “come. It grows in a bunch. An ________________ is orange and round.

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Word Sort

apple

orange

Sort the words in the Word Bank.

banana

cherry

Write the names of the fruits where they belong.

grape

peach

plum

strawberry

lemon

watermelon

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Fruits I Have Tried

Fruits I Would Like to Try

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Read each sentence.

carrot

mushroom

Trace the word.

peas

pepper

Then read the sentences again.

onion

lettuce

olive

celery

potato

green beans

A carrot is long,
hard, and orange.
1.

carrot

A mushroom is soft, shaped like an
umbrella, and is white or brown.

2.

mushroom

peas
4. A pepper can be red, orange, green, or yellow. pepper
3. Peas

are very small, round, and green.

An onion is a round vegetable
with a strong smell and taste.

5.

onion

lettuce
7. An olive is small and black, brown, or green. olive
8. Celery has white or green crunchy stalks. celery
9. A potato is brown outside and white inside. potato
10. Green beans are long and green. green beans
6. Lettuce

has large leaves that are usually green.

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A. Write the best word to complete each sentence.

i ________________ is green
and leafy.
1.

carrot

peas

pepper

lettuce

green beans

A ________________ can be red, orange, green, or yellow.

2.

A ________________ is orange and long.

3.

i ________________ are long and green.

4.

i ________________ are small, green, and round.

5.

B.

Word Search

Look at the words in the Word Bank.

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Find and circle each word in the puzzle.

M U

A C W V

T

L

L

I

E

H

F

D

I

R M

J

L

G E

U

V

N Q

X

E

K

B C

E

P O

Z

R

P O T A T O

Y A O N

Y

S

H R O O M

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olive

potato

celery

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Draw It!

In the Word Bank, circle five vegetables
you would like in a salad.
Then draw a picture of your salad.
Write the names of the vegetables
in your salad on the lines below.

carrot

mushroom

peas

pepper

onion

lettuce

olive

celery

potato

green beans

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A plant is a living green thing. A stem is the plant part from which leaves and flowers grow. 6. roots. branch 75 . Roots bud leaf are the parts of a plant that grow under the ground. 8. It makes seeds or fruit.LESSON 24 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Plants & Trees n Part 1 Read each sentence. branches. stem leaf A seed is the part of a plant from which a new plant can grow. A branch grows out from a tree trunk like an arm. and leaves. 4. flower A bud is a flower or leaf before it has opened. roots tree trunk branch 1. trunk 9. A tree is a large plant with a trunk. stem A leaf is a plant part that grows from a stem. 5. 2. 3. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. seed plant Trace the word. seed plant A flower is the colored part of a plant. or branch. roots tree A trunk is the thick. 10. twig. hard center part of a tree. 7. flower bud Then read the sentences again.

4. 3. 76 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. Circle the best answer. Which one can you climb? 1. A _______________ of a tree is like an arm. 4. Write the best word to complete each sentence. Which One? Read each question. B. 5. 2.LESSON 24 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ Plants & Trees n Part 2 A. . bud roots trunk branch seed The _______________ of a plant or tree are underground. 5. 1. 3. Every plant or tree begins with a _______________. The rose in the garden is still a _______________. tree treat Which one grows in the ground? plane plant Which one grows on a tree? leaf leg Which one is part of a plant? stem step Which one is colorful and pretty? flour flower 2. A _______________ is like the body of the tree.

seed plant Write the word plant on the line above the plant.LESSON 24 NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. flower bud Then write the parts of each on the lines. Plants & Trees n Part 3 Write the word tree on the line above the tree. stem leaf roots tree trunk branch 77 .

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Write the best word to complete each sentence. 2. meat 5. page 7:1. roar. page 19: A. cat 4. sail/boat 7. sew 2. hen. flash 3. no 4. Word Search or on. If you have a ______________ . walk 4. dance 5. boy putting 3. cupcake bumpy shiny 3.  Across—2. flap. 1. cat to swim? 1. page 13: A. will vary. fly 5. ride 3. color rainbow according to color 3. The teacher can ______________ your question. soft. dog/house 2. sad B. girl going down S H I N Y B H question ask A. 1. 1. thud 4. Honk 3. boy. question 3. when which Lesson 9. cat going around box 9. swing 2. Red. bedroom 2. small 3. bathrobe 5. cat on bed 6.  Extra!: Answers B. write. seven 5. dance 2. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. three 2. frog 6. hen/chick 4. hard. puppy B. 1. tap. Let’s _____________ to this song. pink 4. sway and _____________. Do you know why O W J Q B P L jumping over puddle 7. chick 5. write B. hot/cold. two 7. I like to _____________ into the ocean waves. on socks 4. crunch A R O U N D R J E C D H E F T U V S I R G 5. so. 1. one 2. grown-up up 34 4. bath/ robe 3. Find and circle word in the puzzle. pull or pull. eight 6. yes labels. cake 2. 1. 1. push 1. give. seven 7. meet 3. C L A d O z LESSON E F Y G O q 2. slide down B. frog B. give B. If I _____________ my arms. large. sew page 38: A. page 40: A. 3. 1. kitten 2. dog under stool 4. into after B. Baby Chick: 2. tadpole. shiny. girl/boy 3. crunch 5. Write underthe best word to complete each sentence. 1. Down—1. hot 3. little 5. how 5. page 43: A. sea/shell 6. Word Search 2. black Lesson 6. room B. flap 4. orange girl. children’s pictures will vary. 1. fuzzy 4. A needle is _____________. Sounds made by things: 2. off. duckling 4. 1.  Word Search: Find and circle each word in the puzzle. T H I C K Y A catraise 8. 1. mailbox 4. thud page 26: A. 1. page 37: A. Word Search 2.  FindWord and circle Search: each word in the puzzle. loop 3. no 3. Lesson 1. slow/ O P T A P X fast 4.  240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. nine  page 8: 1. pop B. hop 2. A ball bounces _____________ and _____________. LESSON A W H I C H W H A B E W T C D H O F N G H I E J W H E R E K 16 what where who push pull sway tap Lesson 12. fluffy. When the teacher calls on you. three 9. Answer to riddle: Flap. tadpole 3. Lesson 10. 1. four 3. waves. child 4. A peach’s skin is _____________. Lesson 7. Lesson 4. back/pack 4. duck/duckling 5. 1. 5. page 28: A. 1. flashlight 5. B. 1. sailboat 4. cat/kitten 2. Answer to riddle: It N E A L E N O plop. can I fly like a bird? 4. child 4. 2. ten 8. boy holding 2. Lesson 8. Before it is cooked. glad vary B. raincoat 3.  Lollipop: 28 smooth. page 34: A. Babies: kitten. blue 11: A.  1.  Word Search: Find and circle each word in the puzzle. Sounds 6. dog page 44: A. soft Look at the words in the Word Bank. answers page 17: Answers will vary. page 31: A. ask 4. six 10. 1. I like to _____________ high on the swings. _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ page Check that children draw 4 NAME14: lines to matching pictures—1. B. 1. 1. big. seashell thick smooth B. fuzzyby. dive 4. fast 4. nine 4. yes 2. slow. brown 5. a potato is _____________. purple 3. dive 3. yes 4. cat your hand. push. so 4. B. B. dog/puppy 3. small 2. meet/meat 4. up/down Lesson 11. one 3. 2. sticky. fluffy B. hard 3. four 4. 1. A light switch goes _____________ child/grown-up page 23: A. Answer to riddle: A LESSON 2. on glad/sad. plop 3. girl C F I S N R A n Part Question Words 13 2 going up ladder 2. white 3. eight 10. mail/box. duck. duckling. Mashed potatoes are _____________. why fuzzy. Children T F K B M U Q 3. hen 2. page 29: A. no/yes. frog/tadpole Answers continue . hiss 4. I wonder ______________ cats meow. meet 4. on my sled! 2. Word each Search: Lesson 5. stop 3. 3. 1. Adults: cat. favorite color answers will B. Zoom soft hard around before 2. ten 5. 1. fast. page 10: A. page 16: A. will off page 35: A. Write thepage best word to complete each sentence. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. thin buy. large n Part 2 Positional Words 4. Children will say tongue twisters. _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ clap! 8 NAME Lesson 3. page 22: A. doghouse 2. cat M S J O W U V answer how O S H Y B M L jumping off______________ chair 5. two dance Lesson 13. go/stop 2. 79 loop 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. chick. B.

  Lesson 17. Draw It! B. arm page 68: Body Parts Above 5. desk 3. tree: leaf. Children will draw a sunrise or Draw a picture of a sunrise or a sunset. lemon 4. Lesson 24. Word Search: mushroom onion M U S H R O O A C W V T L L M S I E H F D I R M J L G E U V N Q X E K B C E P O Z R P O T A T O Y Y A O N I O N 73 80 olive potato celery . 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. seed. 1. grandma. milk B. today 5. desk. page 64: A. see/eyes 5. clouds. grandma 3. carrot 4. i ________________ is green green beans 2. oven 7. barn 4. B. or yellow. for example. horse. i ________________ are small. 2. see 3. water 5. stem 5. daughter. family 2. 1. 1. 1. taste B. page 76: A. flour. noon DATE _______________________ 16 NAME _______________________________________________ 5. Body Parts today yesterday NAME _______________________________________________ DATE _______________________ page A. orange. snow page 74: Answers will vary. trunk 4. Lesson 23. chicken/egg B. teacher 2. oven. wind. 1. bake. Word 53: Search 23 day morning Below Your Waist—leg. leaf 4. rain. egg(s) 2. baby (Words can also be sorted into male/female or people who live with me/people who do not live with me. 1. farmer/farm 5. Things You Use: bowl. paper. taste/tongue. rain page 62: sky. bud B. lettuce 5. son. green beans B. Word Search: noon afternoon Find and circle each word in the puzzle. smell 2. peas Look at the words in the Word Bank. Children—sister. carrot peas Lesson 22. pencil 3. 3.) Lesson 19. and round. page 61: A. B. page 73: A. page 71: Answers will vary. stem. sunset. branch 5. watermelon B. page 52: A. leg(s) 5. Lesson 21. apron 2. finger. A ________________ is orange and long. 1. strawberry 3. hay. 1. 4. page 49: A. chest. cloud(s). grandpa. Children will draw and label their family members. Down—1. father B. 1.) page 50: Adults— mother. page 70: A. pan 6. flower page 77: Check that children label the parts correctly. seed 2. Find and circle each word in the puzzle. lightning. page 58: A. computer page 59 People—teacher. midnight B. 1. 1.  page 47: Things You Do: mix. Children will color the barn red and draw a farmer. chair 5. roots 3. head 4. horse. foot. A. Children will draw snow. flour. Write the best word to complete each sentence. hear/ears 3. 1. branch. touch 5. 1. hear 4. student. roots Lesson 20. elbow(s) B. Across—3. spoon. K A N Y N O O N V E N I E M M E J B D D G S K I E K N D L H T W D M W G A F T E R N O O N Y W Q R G I R Q S W J L D H G N O D N V G A U H I P F L N I Y J T N L G O T O D A Y G M H night midnight A. trunk. lightning. grandpa 4. n Part 2 Vegetables toe i ________________ are long and green. sunrise 2. cherry pepper lettuce 1. storm 6. chicken page 56: A. page 67: A. friend. sun. pan. hand Lesson 16. 1. and pig. crayon. bowl 4. knee 2. sky 2. plum 2. cow/milk 2. water. recipe Lesson 18. plant: bud. afternoon 4. 5. page 55: A. Children will draw a cake. mother 5. green.Lesson 14. spoon 5. thunder B. hay 3. plant 3. 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. orange 4. Pour. morning LESSON elbow. pig. sunset 4. Word Search 5. chair. pencil. banana 3. toe(s) 2. apple and leafy. touch/ skin page 65: Answers will vary. friend 4. 53 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know: Grade 1 © 2012 by Scholastic Inc. yesterday 3. paper B. tree 2. foot. apron. pepper 3. Things—book. 1. pour. wind 3. recipe 3. Look at the words in the Word Bank. sun 4. flower. computer Lesson 15. father. Mix. night Your Waist—head. 1. n Part 3 Time 3. 1. knee. arm. cow. peach 5. chest 2. A ________________ can be red. finger(s) 3. page 46: A. day(s) LESSON 4. book 4. crayon 2. bake B. (Assist children as needed to label family member names not in the Word Bank. brother. hand. grape 2. 2. smell/nose 4. green.