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Homophones: fun with puns

Puns are jokes that rely on homophones for their humor. In this writing worksheet, your child will write homophones for 24 words and then use those words to write puns.

Poems: opposites

Silly opposites! In this language arts worksheet, your child gets to practice word play and figurative language by writing opposite words that are real - and some that are jokes.

Silly spoonerisms!

Did you hear the roar-bell ding? W.A. Spooner accidentally invented spoonerisms by mixing up the sounds in words. In this language arts worksheet, your child will decipher each mixed-up phrase and write it correctly.

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.

Following instructions

Can you do this experiment? In this worksheet, your child will read the instructions, put them in order by creating a flow chart, organize the elements of the experiment - and then do the experiment and write a report about it. Bonus: your child will do...

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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