6th Grade Vocabulary Worksheets 

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This 6th grade vocabulary page will challenge your students! The directions are simple. Just reassemble all 24 word parts into 12 larger words.  

Try it yourself and see if you think it's simple -- or not!

Assembly Job

Directions: Reassemble these small words into 12 new larger words. Each new word will be made up of two small ones.

Some of the word parts can be put together in more than one way, but your task is to find a solution in which every small word is used exactly once. Note that the small words are not always the same as the syllables of the large words. 

Complete Printable Worksheet & Answers

























Use five of your new words in these sentences:

A. It’s clear that the children all ______________ their new puppy.

B. The flu has been running ________________ among kids in the daycare facility.

C. There’s no hurry; please return my book at your ________________.

D. When Granddad lived in London as a child, he used to buy candy for a ___________.

E. There are three cracked eggs in one ______________.

Be sure to use the complete worksheet and answer key.

More 6th Grade Vocabulary and Spelling Practice

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We have lots of brain teasers for kids of all ages that offer unique, fun ways to practice spelling.

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Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Includes instructions so students, parents or teachers can make more cryptogram puzzles with any word list.

Hard Word Search Puzzle and Mystery Scrambles: Two challenging worksheets to stretch spelling and vocabulary skills. 

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