Use this list of 100 first grade vocabulary words in everyday conversations, in classroom assignments, in word walls and other displays. You'll not only teach words to expand their vocabularies, but you'll also reinforce relevant words and engaging language skills.
Here's a peek at the printable page. The full version also appears below.
Sports: soccer, basketball, baseball, fishing, swimming, racing, running, football, gym, skateboard
children, adults, president, police officer, conductor, passenger, judge,
lunch, dinner, kitchen, cocoa, cheese, peach, pear, lettuce, pickle, ice cream,
Outdoors: earth, moon,
sun, space, atmosphere, forest, desert, island
Animals: alligator, dolphin, dragon, grasshopper, hamster, ladybug, llama, octopus, ostrich, peacock, rooster, walrus, whale
Calendar: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Adjectives: cozy, different, important, hungry, serious, slippery, crazy, splendid, fragile
Action verbs: carry, change, construct, decorate, laugh, listen, jiggle, wiggle, celebrate, squirm, tiptoe, shout
Compound Words: anyone, anyway, everything, campfire, classroom, downstairs, footprint, popcorn, nothing, airport, bulldozer
Buildings: apartment, factory, cabin, barn, school, houses, theater, hospital
Of course, this is not a complete list of first grade vocabulary words! It's not too early to teach your child simple contractions. It's also good to teach and review number words.
Copy one word on a piece of lined paper. Then, ask your child to do one or more of these things:
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