Vocabulary Skills Task Card – A FREE Sampler to Try with Your Classes

Here is a FREE sampler – a little set of eight large task cards with activities addressing a variety of vocabulary skills. You can print out the cards or have your kids work directly on the digital version which is included with this freebie!

Vocabulary Skills Task Card Sampler


Each card introduces an essential language arts objective. (If you are interested in more, most of the objectives are also addressed individually in one of this store’s full-size sets of cards.) Here are the eight topics:

  • Analogies
  • Homophones
  • Connotations
  • Multiple Meaning Words
  • Prefixes
  • Idioms
  • Pronouns
  • Roots

The printable version has two cards per page – large cards because there is  lots of content per card! A blank answer sheet for students to record their answers is included in the PDF, and there is also a list of suggestions for ways to use task cards and a list of suggestions for easy differentiation. The answer key can be found in the PDF as well.

The digital version is on TPT’s Easel, and there is also a Google slides option.  The digital versions are is ready for student use with one card per slide, and with directions and answer boxes already in place. The answer key has been removed as well.

Vocabulary - Digital Task Cards



This Vocabulary Task Card Sampler support ELA standards for language, reading, and writing, especially those that relate to word usage.

These cards are perfect for middle school and upper elementary kids who can handle more than one quick question per card.  Check them out, and let your kids give them a try!

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