Good 1st grade spelling lists contain words with
vowel sounds, and the kinds of words we've
included here: nouns, verbs, colors and numbers.
These "extra" words - nouns, verbs, colors and numbers, help first graders as they begin to write sentences and stories of their own.
If you're looking for another good list
of first grade spelling words, check out some these:
sight words - These
40 Dolch words are the most important words for first graders to read
instantly and spell easily. We also have the complete Dolch Word list for
preprimer through 3rd grade levels.
1st grade spelling word list - 200 spelling words of all types for your first grader to learn: short vowels, long vowels, sight words and more.
First grade spelling words: Short vowels - 100 Words with short vowel sounds, arranged in word families.
Grade 1 Spelling words: Long vowels - 60 simple words with long vowel sounds, arranged in word families
There are many ways for early learners to practice new spelling words. That's why we offer a variety of first grade learning and spelling activities, as well as phonics games and first grade worksheets.
Practice these sight words for first grade spelling as many ways as you can. Here are a few ideas for parents and teachers:
Free Phonics Worksheets - These free 1st grade phonics worksheets will grab your students' attention and provide important practice with phonics skills.
Sight Word Games - See our entire collection for one that's exactly right for your group!
- A phomenic awareness board game that features beginning consonant
sounds for the letters b,d,f and m. No reading is necessary.
Picture This Phonic Game - We think your early learners will enjoy this activity featuring short vowel words. Which player can cover the most pictures?
- Learning to spell was never so much fun! No paper and pencil required
for these simple ways to sound out words and practice spelling around
the house or at school. Practice the words in our 1st grade spelling word list in lots of different ways!