Tennessee Curriculum Center

5th Grade Vocabulary Games

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About This Resource

This is a comprehensive site offering a variety of 5th grade vocabulary games. The games range from parts of speech, compound words, contractions, syllables, analogies, context and definitions, antonyms, synonyms, suffixes, prefixes, root words, homophones, spelling, foreign language games, word play, and idioms.

Connections to Standards

This site provides a variety of vocabulary games appropriate for 5th graders. These would be useful for workstations or independent practice. Some games may be appropriate for whole class participation. This does require access to computers and the internet.

Alignment to Standards

Demonstrate knowledge of Standard English usage, mechanics, and spelling.
Demonstrate knowledge of strategies and resources to determine the definition, pronunciation, and usage of words and phrases.
Participate in work teams and group discussions.
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.