By mastering key elementary spelling words early, elementary students can achieve success and build confidence!
Many common elementary spelling words contain silent consonants, irregular vowels, or other tricky spellings. Students often need a little extra practice reading, writing and spelling these words.
We've chosen 100 of these words. Print the list to use and study with
Use these words frequently in homework, board work and other
Your kids will get an extra spelling boost as they master these important words!
Your students need lots and lots of practice when learning new spelling words. Why not make it fun? Use the links above and tabs on the left to find resources for your grade.
Or, look at some of our most popular practice activities here:
Wacky packages! - Find the spelling errors on these whimsical boxes. One of our most popular pages!
Silent Letter Search: Word search fun! Students must add the correct silent letters and then locate the completed words in the puzzle.
Spelling crossword puzzle - This puzzle provides a fun way to practice spelling those tricky plural nouns.
Roll It! - Easy-to-make spelling word games. Roll the consonants around the tube to spell new words. Great at home or at school.
Double the Fun - To double or not to double the final consonant when adding a suffix? Another great game for spelling fun! For grades 3 - 5.
We also recommend this set of over 300 fun online learning games offered by one of our affiliates.
Spelling Bee Games - Try one of our new Silent Spelling Bee variations. A fun--and quiet--twist on a classic game!
- Printable game
boards for two players.
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
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