Word Study Skills. Grades 3 and 4. Select the word that has the same vowel sound as the word sl eigh a. sway b. bright c. sweat. Select the word that has the same vowel sound as the word st ai r a. steer b. dryer c. mare. Select the word that has the same
Word Study Skills
Grades 3 and 4
Select the word that has the
same sound as the underlined
part of the word
Prefixes and Suffixes
Grades 3, 4, and 5
c.the opposite of
a.read it again
Multiple Meaning Words
a. Meet me at John’s place.
b. Which place has the most fun?
c. Annie held my place in line.
d. Did you place the cup on the
a.Be careful, or you will trip!
b.We planned our trip together.
c.I trip over things lots of times.
a.The feather was very light.
b.She wore light colors because it was going to be a hot day.
c.There is only one light in the living room.
a.The king and queen rule the country.
b.The judge will rule fairly.
c.The doctor wants to rule out chicken pox.
d.We understand every rule of the game.
a.An angry bull will sometimes charge.
b.The soldier sounded the charge.
c.The charge is five dollars.
d.They will charge him with stealing.
a.The president leads the nation.
b.That runner leads to race.
c.Spring Street leads to Grove Street.
d.She leads an exciting life.
a.The goat has a broken horn.
b.The horn is a warning for ships.
c.The car’s horn is very loud.
d.We heard the sound of the drums
and the horn.
a.We live in a two story house.
b.The library is on the third story.
c.“The Three Little Pigs” is a story.
a.A button fell off my coat.
b.Sasha’s dog has a healthy coat.
c.The room needs another coat of paint.
d.This medicine will coat your sore throat.
Grades 4 and 5
Multiple Meaning Words
Grades 4 and 5
a.There’s a bat hanging upside down in the tree.
b.He swung the bat and missed the ball.
c.I watched my cat bat at the butterfly as it flew past him.
a.The moon looked like a yellow light in the sky.
b.The moon seemed to light up the sky.
c.The moon looked as light as a feather as it floated through the clouds.
a.The animals ran back and forth in their pen.
b.Will you get a new pen tomorrow at the school store?
c.Could you please pen the dog in his kennel?
a.I can’t account for the missing pieces of the game.
b.Can you give me an accurate account of yesterday’s event?
c.The teller asked me for the number of my account.
a.I couldn’t close the snap on my purse.
b.The dog will snap at me if I try to pet him.
c.The rubber band will snap if you pull it too far.
d.Don’t make a snap judgment about the book – read it first!
a.The sun rose early this morning.
b.Dad gave Mom a beautiful red rose.
c.My dress is a beautiful shade of rose.
a.As I cleared the table, I felt my hand sink into the bowl of mashed potatoes.
b.The boat was so heavy that it started to sink.
c.The ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide.
a.The last step of the directions is to press the green button.
b.You will have to press your pants before you can wear them.
c.The press are gathering to take notes on the president’s speech.
d.There were so many people that Tim got lost in the pressof the crowd.
a.Many people spend their whole lives in one place.
b.Grandma lives for the day she can go home from the hospital.
c.The president’s family lives in the White House.
a.Our team lost the game.
b.Fred lost his homework.
c.Mike felt lost in math class.
d.Ann lost interest in the book.
a.The long day drew to a close.
b.Dad drew money from the bank.
c.The little dog drew back in fear.
d.Beth drew in her coloring book.
a.Don’t make a sound.
b.She made a sound choice.
c.Someone should sound the alarm.
d.This board is sound, but that one is rotten.
a.The used a bucket to draw water from the well.
b.The referee called the game a draw after five hours.
c.In his free time, he liked to draw pictures of his friends.
d.The teacher began to draw the students’ attention to the map.
a.Don’t slip and fall on the ice!
b.I will slip this envelope under the door.
c.A slip of paper kept my place in the book.
d.I am going to slip outside for a quick walk around the block.
a.We had soup for the first course of our meal.
b.I am taking a computer course this summer.
c.Columbus set a course for the new world.
d.The grass on the golf course is trimmed very short.