Fifth Grade Spelling Words

Our list of fifth grade spelling words has many uses!

fifth grade student sitting at her deskParents, use this list to give your child an extra boost in spelling. Practice words that are easily confused (capital/capitol, desert/dessert) and words with the same spelling patterns (cause/pause). Together, find the tricky words used correctly in real-life situations.

Teachers, refer to this list when you're looking for words to use in your own worksheets, spelling games and other language activities.
Students, get a jump on your learning by studying this word list. Be sure you know the meaning of each word you learn to spell.

Printable version of our Fifth Grade Spelling Words

action actor actually addition agreed
allowed aloud amendment amount amusement
annual appointed arrange attention awhile
beginning bruise business calves capital
capitol captain carefully caught cause
celebrate century chemical chocolate circle
climate climbed collar column company
condition consider consonant constant continent
continued country course crystal current
curtain daughter daytime decided decimal
delicious desert dessert details determine
dictionary difference different difficult direction
disappoint division eighth election elements
energy enjoyment equal equation errands
exact except expect explain explode
express factory fault favorite finally
finished forward fought fraction furniture
future general government graceful graph
grasp grease grown-ups guest guide
happened happily harvest healthy height
hoarse human idea imagine include
increase indicate information instrument intention
interesting inventor island jewel journey
jungle knives known language laughter
length limb located lumber major
mammal manufacture material mayor measure
melody members memories message method
million minor modern mountain music
natural necessary neither newspaper northern
notebook notice noun numeral
observe opposite orphan ought outside
oxygen paid paint paragraph pattern
pause payment perhaps period permit
phone phrase pleasant pleasure plural
poison position possible practice prepared
president probably problem process produce
program promise property protection provide
puzzle quickly quietly radio raise
rarely rather reached receive record
region relax remain remove repay
repeat report represent respond result
rhythm rising ruin salad sandal
scale scent schedule science section
separate service settled several shadow
shelter shoulder shouted shower signal
similar sincerely single size slippery
soar soil solution solve southern
split spoiled sports square squeeze
stain state statement station steer
stomach stopping straight straighten stream
stretched suggest suitcase sunset supply
sure surface surprise surround sweater
syllable syrup tablet tasty teaspoon
terrible though thoughtful thrown tornado
toward traffic trail treasure treatment
triangle trouble tunnel type understood
unknown usually value various warn
weigh weight weird western whisper
whoever whole whose wives women
wonderful wound wreck x-ray yesterday

Teachers and parents, be sure to check out our activities for 5th grade spellers.

Students, when you've mastered these fifth grade spelling words, move on to some sixth grade spelling words!

Go to our main page for 5th grade spelling words

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