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Dinosaur Words - Word Wall Vocabulary Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 1 - 7

Fifty-four dinosaur-related terms for a word wall.

Can Little Kids Really Learn All Those Dinosaur Terms?

The answer to that question is simple. Absolutely!

Yes, little kids can definitely learn words related to dinosaurs! Children are naturally curious and love learning about new things, so they may be very interested in learning about dinosaurs and their associated words.

Here are a few tips for helping little kids learn dinosaur vocabulary:

  1. Use simple, age-appropriate language. It’s important to use words and phrases that are developmentally appropriate for your students’ ages and levels of understanding.
  2. Use visual aids. Showing kids pictures or videos of dinosaurs can help them better understand and remember the new words you’re introducing.
  3. Make learning interactive. Kids learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process. Consider incorporating games, crafts, or other interactive activities to help kids learn new dinosaur vocabulary words.
  4. Repeat new words. Repeating new words multiple times can help kids learn and remember them more easily. Read ALL the dinosaur books. 
  5. Be patient. It may take kids some time to learn and remember new words, so be patient and keep reinforcing the words you’re introducing. One easy way to continue reinforcing these words is by using a word wall as a display area that students can reference during discussions or lessons.

Print and Go Dinosaur Vocabulary Words for the Classroom

Print out these Dinosaur Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line. Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content-specific vocabulary.

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Dinosaur Terms Included in Your Word Wall

dinosaur, extinction, extinct, fossil, prehistoric, fossils, herbivore, excavate, herbivorous, omnivore, period, omnivorous, Iguanodon, Parasaurolophus, Ornithomimus, Ceratosaurus, Giganotosaurus, Diplodocus, Albertosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Allosaurus, predator, Triassic Period, prey, carnivore, warm-blooded, carnivorous, Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, T Rex, Velociraptors, Tiarajudens, biped, meteorite, Jurassic Period, erosion, skeleton, predict, trace fossils, theropod, cast, Paleontology, hypothesis, Paleontologist, Cretaceous Period, Saurischia, Suchomimus, Ornithischian, Cretaceous, cold-blooded, frill, Geologist and Mesozoic Era.


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