Help your student or child build their vocabulary, practice alphabetizing, and more with these first grade worksheets.

First Grade Vocabulary, Alphabetizing, Syllabication, and Spelling Worksheets

Welcome to the third page of first grade language arts worksheets from TLSBooks. You'll find worksheets related to vocabulary, syllabication, alphabetizing, and spelling on this page.

The busy first grade year finds students building a much larger vocabulary. They will learn about root words, become familiar with multiple-meaning words, and use sentence-level context as a clue to word meaning.

Alphabetizing to the first letter and beginning to alphabetize to the second letter is introduced during first grade. Alphabetizing worksheets will help build spelling, vocabulary, and dictionary skills.

The worksheets displayed on this page are being provided to help the first grade child build vocabulary, pronunciation, and understanding in the "First Grade Word Jungle."

Depending on your child's abilities, you may wish to review our kindergarten worksheets and second grade worksheets for additional practice.

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First Grade Vocabulary, Alphabetizing, and Syllabication Worksheets

Vocabulary and Word Usage Worksheets

thumbnail of To, Too, and Two grammar worksheet.

To, Too, and Two - Use to, too, or two when completing the sentences.
Cut and Paste Words Worksheet Set 1 - Print, trace, write, and spell the high frequency words up, down, girl, and boy.
Turtle Races - Students will correctly complete each sentence using are or is.
Are and Is on the Farm - This fun farm-themed worksheet requires students to complete each sentence using are or is.
Vocabulary Development - Select and print the word from the word box that best completes each sentence.
I or Me - Complete each sentence using I or me.
est Word Family Poster - This poster or handout features fourteen words spelled with est.
est Word Family Vocabulary Worksheet 1 - Fill in the missing letters to spell the est words.
est Word Family - Build vocabulary and complete sentences using words with est.
eep Word Family Poster - Poster or handout featuring words spelled with eep.
eep Word Family Worksheet 1 - Add the missing letters to spell the eep words.
Word Families - eep - Students will complete each sentence with a word containing eep.
Words with -y, -ly, and -ful - Students will make new words by adding -y, -ly, or -ful.
Making Farm Words - Choose the black and white or color version of this worksheet and ask students to add a letter to the beginning of each word to correctly spell a farm animal name.
Matching Words Worksheets C and D - Students will circle the matching primer Dolch words when completing this reading readiness worksheet.
Animal Fun - Students will print the words bee, bear, cub, and duck then color the pictures.
Opposites - Draw a line to match each word to a word with the opposite meaning.
Opposite Words Worksheets A and B - Draw a line to match the words with opposite meanings on these two cute worksheets.
Opposite Worksheet 3 - Students will match words with opposite meanings and alphabetize the words.


Alphabetizing Worksheets

thumbnail of Alphabetizing First Grade Dolch Words worksheet.

Alphabetize Dolch Words - Students will stay busy when they alphabetize the first grade Dolch words featured on these four worksheets.
Letter G Worksheet 2 - Students will alphabetize ten words that begin with letter /g/.
Letter F Worksheet 2 - Can you alphabetize fish, frog, fat, food, fog, feet, funny, from, fence, and flat?
Letter E Worksheet 2 - Students will alphabetize ten words that begin with letter /e/.
Letter D Worksheet 2 - First graders should use their best handwriting when writing these words in alphabetical order.
Letter C Worksheet 2 - Write the ten words that begin with letter /c/ in alphabetical order.
Letter B Worksheet 2 - Give extra credit to students who use the words from this worksheet in a funny story!
Letter A Worksheet 2 - Begin with /a/ to alphabetize these ten words.


Syllabication Worksheets
Skateboard Fun Syllabication Worksheet - Students will circle and write the two syllable words in the story.
Vegetable Syllables - Students will count the syllables in each vegetable, color a scarecrow for each syllable, and show the number of syllables using tally marks.
Animal Syllables - Students will say the name of each animal pictured, color a paw print to represent each syllable, and finally, make tally marks to show the number of syllables in each animal name.


Spelling Worksheets
I'm Learning to Spell Worksheet 2 - This spelling worksheet features words with the long /i/ sound. Students will fill in missing letters to complete each word and replace misspelled words with the correctly spelled word in a variety of sentences.
I'm Learning to Spell Worksheet 1 - The words featured on this worksheet have the long /a/ sound. Students will correctly identify then correctly spell the misspelled words in sentences and fill in missing letters to correctly spell the words cake, table, take, came, face, ape, wave, and make.


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