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KAActivityBuilder.com is designed to offer support specific to the Knowledge Adventure Academy Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension program. The Knowledge Adventure word lists are directly related to each level/group of the program, allowing you to create activities to help reinforce each level. The repetitive use of these words in a variety of activities and games will help students with the goals of increasing vocabulary, writing and comprehension.

KAActivityBuilder.com also has over 100,000 words organized into detailed word lists extending from a number of primary subjects. Each of these areas contain categories and subcategories. We recommend printing the list below to use as a quick reference guide.

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Language Arts

ADJECTIVES
ADVERBS
ALTERNATIVES TO OVERUSED WORDS

A Lot - A Little | Can't | Feels Like | Good | Happy | Looks Like |
Loud - Quiet | Love | Mad | Move | Nice | Pretty | Sad | Say-Said |
Scared | Small - Large | Smell - Taste Like | Sometimes | Upset

BLOOM'S TAXONOMY
Analysis | Application | Comprehension | Evaluation | Knowledge | Synthesis
COLORFUL WORDS
COMPOUND WORD TOPICS

Animals | Body | Business | Clothing | Communications |
Descriptive Words | Farm | Foods | Home | Music | Nature |
Objects | Occupation | People | Places | School | Sports | Time |
Tools | Transportation

COMPOUND WORDS
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
CONFUSED WORDS
CONJUNCTIONS
CONTRACTIONS
FREQUENTLY USED WORDS

10 Most Frequent Sight Words | 25 Most Frequent Sight Words |
Most Frequently Used Words

GREEK AND LATIN WORDS
GREEK ROOTS
HOMONYMS
HOMOPHONES
INTERJECTIONS
IRREGULAR PLURALS
IRREGULAR VERBS
KEY SOUNDS

A Like Also | AGE like Image | AI like Bait | AIL like Bail | AIR like Chair |
ALE like Sale | AN like Bank | ANG like Bang | AR like Ark | AR like Arrow |
AR like Blizzard | AR like Swarm | ARE like Care | AU like Applause |
AW like Claw | AY like Clay | E like Bucket | EA like Break | EA like Head |
EA like Peace | EAR like Bear | EAR like Clear | EAR like Earn |
EAR like Heart | EE like Feed | EER like Cheer | EI like Eight |
EI like Seize | ER like Berry | ER like Cereal | ET like Ballet |
EW like Chew | EY like Honey | EY like Prey | I like Deli | IE like Belief |
IE like Pie | IN like Blink | IN like Sing | IR like Bird | IRE like Fire |
O like Come | O like Move | OA like Board | OA like Boat | OE like Shoe |
OE like Toe | OI like Boil | ONG like Long | OO like Balloon |
OO like Blood | OO like Boot | OO like Cook | OOR like Floor |
OR like Armor | ORE like Core | OU like Cloud | OU like Cough |
OU like Double | OU like Dough | OU like Soup | OUR like Four |
OUR like Journal | OW like Allow | OW like Blow | OW like Cow |
OY like Toy | U like Accuse | U like Bush | UE like Blue | UI like Build |
UI like Fruit | UNG like Sung | UR like Burn | UR like Secure |
URE like Nature | URE like Pure | Y like Baby | Y like Fry | Y like Myth

LATIN ROOTS
LEVELED LISTS

Grade 5 - 6 + Review | Grade One | Grades 2 - 3
Grades 3 - 4 + Review | Grades 4 - 5 + Review | Kindergarten

LONG VOWEL SOUNDS
A like Bake | E like Bee | I like Ice | O like Bone | U as in Cute
METAPHORS - SIMILES - SYNONYMS
Able | Act | Alike | Almost | Amazing | Anger | Angry | Answer |
Argue | Ashamed | Ask | Avoid | Awful | Awkward | Bad |
Beautiful | Begin | Believe | Best | Big | Blame | Bother | Brag |
Brave | Break | Bright | Build | Burn | Busy | Buy | Calm | Car |
Careful | Careless | Carry | Catch | Celebrate | Change | Chase |
Cheap | Cheat | Choose | Clean | Clear | Cold | Color | Come |
Complain | Confused | Cost | Country | Crazy | Crooked |
Crowd | Cruel | Cry | Curious | Cut | Dangerous | Dark | Dead |
Decide | Deep | Definite | Delicious | Describe | Destroy |
Difference | Different | Difficult | Dirty | Disappointed | Do | Dry |
Dull | Eager | Easy | Eat | Empty | End | Enjoy | Enjoyable |
Especially | Excited | Explain | Fair | Fall | False | Family |
Famous | Fast | Fat | Fear | Few | Find | First | Fix | Fly |
Friend | Full | Fun | Funny | Game | Get | Go | Good | Great |
Gross | Groups Of Animals | Groups Of People | Grow | Happy |
Hard | Hate | Have | Help | Hide | High | Hire | Hurry | Hurt |
Idea | Important | Interesting | Keep | Kill | Last | Late | Laugh |
Lazy | Let | Light | Little | Lonely | Look | Lots | Loud | Love |
Make | Mark | Middle | Mischievous | Money | Moody | Move |
Neat | Never | New | Nice | Night | Noise | Often | Old | Painful |
Part | People | Picture | Place | Plan | Playful | Poor | Popular |
Predicament | Pretty | Put | Quiet | Ready | Rich | Right | Rough |
Rub | Rule | Run | Sad | Safe | Said | Save | Saw | Say | Scared |
Seat | Shiny | Shout | Show | Shy | Sleep | Slow | Smart | Smooth |
Soft | Stay | Steal | Stop | Storm | Story | Strange | Street |
Strong | Suddenly | Take | Talk | Tall | Teacher | Tell | Thin |
Think | Tight | Time | Tired | Top | Touch | Trouble | True | Try |
Ugly | Under | Understand | Unhappy | Use | Very | Walk |
Want | Warm | Weak | Well | Went | Wet | Whisper | Wide | Won |
Work | Worried | Write | Wrong | Young

MOST COMMON SPELLING ERRORS
Beginner-Intermediate | Intermediate - Advanced
NON-RHYMING WORDS
ONOMATOPOEIAS

Animal Sounds | Breaking-Falling Sounds | Machine Sounds |
Other Sounds | People Sounds | Weather Sounds

OXYMORONS
PHONETICALLY IRREGULAR WORDS
PHONICS
PREPOSITIONS
PRONOUNS
R CONTROLLED WORDS

Ar | Er | Ir | Or | Ur
SHORT VOWEL SOUNDS
A like Apple | E like Egg | I like Igloo | O like Octopus | U like Bug
SIGNAL WORDS
Cause - Effect | Change | Compare - Contrast | Conclusion |
Continual | Sequence | Spatial | Time

TEST & ESSAY WORDS
VERBS
WORD PAIRS
WORD PARTS

Consonant Sounds | Sounds & Syllables
WRITERS & AUTHORS
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Mathematics

ALGEBRAIC OPERATION
CLOCK
COUNTING
FRACTIONS
GENERAL
GEOMETRY
GRAPHS
MEASURE
MEASUREMENT
MONEY
NUMBER SENSE
OPERATIONS
ORDINAL NUMBERS
PATTERNS
PLACE VALUE
PROBABILITY
SHAPES
STATISTICS
TIME

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Science

AMPHIBIANS
Frogs | General | Salamanders | Toads
CELLS
CLASSIFICATION
EARTH AND SPACE
EARTH SCIENCE
ECOLOGY
ELECTRICITY
ENERGY
FLOWERS
FOREST
GENERAL
GEOLOGY
INSECTS
LAB EQUIPMENT
LIFE SCIENCE
MAGNETISM
MAMMALS
MATTER
MINERALS AND ELEMENTS
MOTION
NATURE
OCEAN

Marine Animals | Ocean
PARTS OF A FLOWER
PARTS OF A MICROSCOPE
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
PLANETS
PLANTS AND TREES
RAIN FOREST
RECYCLING
ROCKETS
SCIENTIFIC METHOD
SCIENTIFIC THINKING
SCIENTISTS & INVENTORS
SEEDS AND PLANTS
SOUND
SPACE
TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSE
WEATHER

Clouds | Hurricane | Rainbow | Thunderstorm | Tornado
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Social Studies

13 COLONIES
AMERICAN WARS
AMERICAN WOMEN
ANCIENT GREEK GODS & GODDESSES
CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION
CONTINENTS
COUNTRIES
GENERAL
GEOGRAPHY
HISTORICAL PEOPLE

Black American Leaders | Classical Civilization Times | European Explorers |
Exploring The U.S. | Influential People | Medieval Times |
Modern World Leaders | Native American Leaders | Presidents |
Renaissance Times | Scientists & Inventors | U.S. Military Leaders |
U.S. Political Leaders | World Explorers | Writers & Authors

HUMAN HISTORY
MYTHICAL CREATURES
NATIONS

Africa | Asia | Europe | Middle East | Oceania | The Americas
NATIONS CAPITALS
Africa | Asia | Europe | Middle East | Oceania | The Americas
ON THE JOB
Airport | Bank | Barber Shop | Business | Dentist's Office |
Doctor's Office | Fireman | Gas Station | Goals | Hospital |
Occupations | Police Station | Post Office | Restaurant | Stock Market

PRESIDENTIAL
STATE CAPITALS
STATES
STOCK MARKET
TRAVEL

Airplane | Airport | Bicycle | Bus | In The City | In The Country |
Transportation | Travel

UNITED STATES
U.S. LAKES
U.S. MOUNTAIN RANGES
U.S. RIVERS
U.S. TRIBES

Far North | Inter-Mountain | Northeast | Northwest | Plains |
Southeast | Southwest

WORLD BODIES OF WATER
WORLD CITIES
WORLD RIVERS

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