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Subtracting suffixes

Each of these words has a suffix - can you remove it? In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice recognizing root words and suffixes and gets practice combining each to create new words.

Reading comprehension: letter of complaint

What does this writer want? In this language arts worksheet, your child reads a letter to the city council and then answers questions about the writer's intent, language, and reasons.

Finding key points

In this reading worksheet, your child will read a short informational passage and then underline key points and answer questions about the language and content of the passage.

Homophones and homographs

Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have a different meaning. Homographs are words that sound the same and are spelled the same but have a different meaning. In this language arts worksheet, your child will fill in the missing...

Simile or cliché?

Light as a feather is a simile (a comparative phrase that uses like or as) - but because it's used so much, it's a bit of a cliché. In this language arts worksheet, your child will come up with original comparisons for adjectives, verbs, and nouns...

Making metaphors

How many metaphors can you find in this poem? In this language arts worksheet, your child learns to spot metaphors, determine their meaning from context, write them as similes, and decide which metaphors are most effective and why. Bonus: your child gets practice writing poetry...

Compound sentences

Simple sentences can become compound sentences by adding a clause. In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice building and understanding simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Punctuating a paragraph

Can you edit this paragraph so that it makes sense? In this writing worksheet, your child will edit a paragraph by adding capital letters and proper punctuation where needed. Bonus: your child will practice writing a paragraph with dialogue using quotation marks, too.

Prefixes aplenty

In this language arts worksheet, your child will use a dictionary to find words starting with prefixes such as ante-, kilo-, sub-, and extra- and write sentences using each new word.

Putting sentences in order

Can you fix this paragraph? It's all out of order! In this language arts worksheet, your child will put the sentences into logical order and then rewrite the paragraph using compound and complex sentences.

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