Which One Doesn't Belong?

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
45 minutes

Students will have twenty groups of words. They are to choose the word that doesn't belong in the group.

This lesson is for seond through third grade students.


Students will learn:
To identify words
To locate word that doesn't belong to the group

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have included in this lesson
Pencils and erasers


First, you will copy the worksheet that I have included in this lesson so that each student will have a copy.

Then, you will explain to them what they are to do.

After that, you will pass out the worksheets so they can work on them independently.Worksheet - Which One Doesn't Belong?

Directions: Circle the word that doesn't belong in each group.

1. Boy Girl Man Woman Flag

2. Cat Dog Lion Gerbil Hamster

3. Hamburger Jello Ham Turkey Chicken

4. Car Bus Truck Mop Taxi Train

5. Paper Pencils Pens Crayons Markers

6. January March Monday May June

7. One Four Five Bus Six

8. Monday May Saturday Sunday Wednesday

9. Summer Spring February Winter Fall

10. Peas Pears Peaches Apples Grapes

11. Peas Corn Carrots Apples Beans

12. Sofa Chair TV Bathtub Lamp

13. Stove Table Chair Sofa Sink

14. Swingset Sandpile Teeter-Totter Stove Playhouse

15. Dolls Trucks Games Puzzles Lamp

16. Rolls Bread Pop Biscuits Buns

17. Pop Water Milk Juice Candy

18. Lions Tigers Bears Dogs Giraffes

19. Blankets Sheets Pillows Spreads Dolls

20. Blue Green Yarn Yellow Red


Each one is worth five points for a total of 100 points.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

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