Vocabulary Worksheet

Printer Friendly Version
Grade Level
High School
Length of Time
45 minutes - Two class session

Students will have a worksheet to do on vocabulary words. They will look up the words and write out a definition for each word. Then, they will write a sentence for each term. During the next class period, they will take a vocabulary test.


Learn vocabulary words
Learn how to spell them
Learn to look up definitions
Learn to use the words in sentences

Materials Needed

Worksheet of vocabulary words that I've included in this lesson
Test on vocabulary words that I've included in this lesson
Pens and whiteouts


The students will need a copy of the worksheet so they can write out a definition for each of the vocabulary terms. They also need to write a sentence for each term. After they have completed their worksheet, you need to collect the papers so you can grade them. When you have graded the papers, you can hand them back so they can study their sheets for the vocabulary test. Vocabulary Worksheet

Directions: Write the definition of each word. Then, use each word in a sentence.

1. Personification - 2. Simile - 3. Metaphor - 4. Analogy - 5. Narrative Text - 6. Expository Text - 7. Technical Text - 8. Persuasive Text - 9. Connotative - 10. Denotative -Vocabulary Test

Directions: Write the definition for each word.

1. Connotative - 2. Narrative Text - 3. Analogy - 4. Persuasive Text - 5. Simile - 6. Denotative - 7. Expository Text - 8. Metaphor - 9. Technical Text - 10. Personification -


You can grade the students on the correct spelling of their terms, and the definitions. Also, you can grade them how their sentences and if they used the terms correctly.

Sponsored Links
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Subjects
Similar Lesson Plans
  • Forming Words
    This lesson has two parts. Part One is putting compound words together. Part Two is putting the first part of a word listed in Column A with the last part of the word listed in Column...
  • Alphabetizing Words Beginning with G and H
    Students will have a worksheet consisting of words beginning with the letter G and H. They are to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fith grade. You can also use...
  • Commas and Semi-Colons
    This lesson plan is on commas and semi-colons. I have a study sheet that you can use to explain these punctuation marks. I also have a worksheet for you to use with her...
  • Alphabetizing Words Beginning with C and D
    This lesson consists of words beginning with C and D. It has two parts. Students will write the words in alphabetical order. This is for fourth and fifth grade...
  • Animal Words
    This is a worksheet on animals. Students will fill in the missing letters to name the animal. The first letter is...