Try our list of
3rd grade spelling bee words for
your next classroom competition. This handy list of 100 words is the
foundation for a great spelling game. If you require additional words, check out some of these graded word lists.
Review these words carefully to be sure they are suitable for your students. Then print the words and start your spelling bee!
More than half of the words come from our list of 300 third grade
A few words at the beginning are from our list of second grade spelling
words. The remaining words are more challenging. We've
arranged the words from easiest to most difficult.
1) Be sure to use our 3rd grade spelling bee words in sentences when quizzing students. This is especially important with homonyms. For instance, you're, should be clarified so it won't be confused with your: You're the first person to arrive at the party.
2) At the beginning of the spelling bee, tell students they must indicate
when a letter is to be
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