Teaching common core standards can be fun for you and your students!
Here at Spelling-Words-Well, we’ve earned a reputation for creating fun, worthwhile ideas for teaching important spelling skills. Now we’ve aligned some of the games and worksheets across our site to the Common Score Standards.
See the official website of the Common Core State Standards to view the details of each standard. Then scan this list of resources to find exactly what you need.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1c (Regular plural nouns) One Sock, Two Socks – Super-simple lesson for teaching the correct spelling of regular plural nouns
Alphabet Printables – Letters to cut out and words to spell
Start the Picture – Supply the beginning consonants for simple words
Who Wants It? - A fun sing-song activity to help kids listen to match initial sounds to letters
Preschool Computer Game: Let your child sound out 3 words in each group, decide the first letter of all the words in the set, then click the big button to check his answer!
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.2d (Spell words phonetically)
Phonics Worksheets – Write simple words with short vowel sounds
Picture This – Phonics Game
What’s Missing – Simple sight word game, with several variations
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1b (Common, proper and possessive nouns)
Yours? What’s Mine? – Convey the meaning and
the spelling of possessive nouns in this simple lesson.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.2d (Common spelling patterns)
All About Me – Customized fun with words first graders use
Word Family Worksheets – More customizable reproducibles
Word Scrambles A fun way to practice many familiar words
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.2e (Phonetic spellings)
Picture Perfect – Fun phonics game with long vowel sounds
Roll It! – Students can make their own words with this fun activity
Fun Spelling Worksheets for Grades 1 and 2 – 50 reproducibles to build on LOTS of important spelling skills!
S.I.P. - Easy-to-teach lesson covers the of capitalization of holidays and brand names
CCSS.ELA-Literacy L.2.1b (Irregular plural nouns)
Spelling Crossword Puzzle – Students write the correct plural nouns into the puzzle.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy L.2.2c (Contractions)
Contraction Action – Fun worksheets to form and use contractions. Calendar words are on this page, too!
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1b (Irregular plural nouns)
Spelling Crossword Puzzle – Students write the correct plural nouns into the puzzle
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.2e (High-frequency words, suffixes)
Mini-word search puzzles – Give students practice in finding the correct spellings of troublesome words
List of suffixes and words that use them – Use this handy reference list in your own lessons with common core standards
AnyWord eBooks – 3 eBooks of printables that can be used with almost any list of spelling words!
CCSS.ELA-Literacy L.3.2g – Using Reference Materials
Dictionary Spelling Tips – Some of these tips for older students are worth sharing with your elementary students, too!
Homonym Practice - 25 sets of important homonyms for your students to learn and practice. All are presented with definitions and sample sentences. A great way to improve spelling!
More Homonym Practice - Here's more help with spelling in Part 2 of our Homonym List, again presented with definitions and sample sentences.
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List of 4th grade spelling words and activities - Use this directory to find 300 fourth grade spelling words, along with worksheets and games to learn them! You'll find lots of ways to implement the Common Core Standards here.
Shady Spelling - A printable partner game, ready-to-go for you at three different levels of difficulty!
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List of 5th grade spelling words and activities - Use this directory to find 300 fifth grade spelling words, along with worksheets and games to learn them!
Missing Letters and In Between - Build spelling and vocabulary skills in your fifth grade students with these simple ideas.
Fun Spelling Worksheets for Grades 1/2 50 All-new reproducible pages for early learners!
AnyWord Spelling Practice Series Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!
Spelling Bee Toolboxes for Grades 3/5 and 6/8 All the resources you need for a successful bee! On Sale!
Monumental Spelling Bee Lists with definitions, sentences and language of origin
Colossal Spelling Bee Word Lists Definitions, parts of speech & sentences included for 600 words, at two levels
100 Difficult Spelling Bee Words, Definitions & Sentences Our toughest list, for upper grades and adults!
Spelling Bee Primer New comprehensive resource for students and families!
600 Spelling Bee Words & Sentences for Gr 3/5 & 6/8 Extra words & sentences at two levels
NEW! List your spelling bee in my free spelling bee directory.
101 Word Play Puzzlers Build spelling and vocab skills in upper grade and adult students. Lots of fun for word-play fans!