This big list of 6th grade vocabulary words is ideal for teachers, parents and students. Use this list as a pre-test. How many words do your sixth graders know at the beginning of the year? Which ones need the most work? Are there are groups of words that fit into certain content areas that need particular attention? Introduce some of the words weekly, throughout the school year, to keep boosting students' learning!
You can also use this list as a supplement to reading vocabulary lists, and spelling word lists. Consider this another tool to stimulate your own learning and/or your own teaching this year.
I've compiled this word from many popular texts and online resources. Let's keep working together to challenge students to achieve more, and with more confidence!
Don't forget to get your printable list of these 6th grade vocabulary words. Here is a look at both of the printable pages:
As a former sixth grade teacher, I know my job would have been much easier, if most of my incoming students had known these words...or even HALF of them!
I realize that 200 6th grade vocabulary words is a lot to put on students all at once. So here are a few tips:
Choose from these extension activities to give your students extra practice with the 6th grade vocabulary words. Add more activities of your own. Check my answers under the blue button at the bottom of the page.
1) Find four words on the list that name things that are edible.
2. Find at least eight words that name a type of person.
3. What words name animals?
4. Find your top three adjectives on the list of 200 words. Try to use all three in a sensible sentence.
5. Write a sentence or two about some of these topics:
6. Work with a student partner or a family member to write a 2-page story using one of these titles:
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