Free English Language Arts Worksheets
Build reading and writing skills with our growing collection of free ELA worksheets in grammar, vocabulary, spelling, literature, and reading strategies.
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Understanding grammatical structure is like understanding the building blocks for language. Improving your students’ grammar means improving their writing, reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. Use this section to help students develop and practice their knowledge of sentence structure and the parts of speech.
Our vocabularies are our own personal word banks. We become increasingly richer in words through reading, writing and practice. Help student vocabularies grow with this section’s cache of worksheets. Through synonyms and antonyms, context clues and structural elements like prefixes and suffixes, students add more vocabulary to their growing banks.
- Mixed Vocabulary Practice (grade 3)
- Mixed Vocabulary Practice (grade 4)
- Mixed Vocabulary Practice (grade 5)
Like grammar, spelling is a vital building block for language. However, it can also be a difficult area to teach. In this section, find practical, grade-appropriate spelling work for students. Through repetition, identification and vocabulary practice, students will develop strategies to help them learn to spell.
- Mixed Spelling Practice (grade 3)
- Mixed Spelling Practice (grade 4)
- Mixed Spelling Practice (grade 5)
Good readers know how to analyze a text, make connections as they read and discuss text elements and story elements. These worksheets incorporate both fiction and non-fiction texts and are designed to help students practice some of the key skills good readers need to improve their comprehension and critical thinking skills.
- Idioms, Similes, Metaphors
- Alliteration and Onomatopoeia
- Hyperbole and Idioms
- Main Idea
- Characters and Point of View
Literature & Reading
Take your students on a journey to new worlds. Explore our rich literature section that includes poems, short stories, novels for children and adults, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, fables & tales.