Check out these 5th grade spelling words and activities. Whether you're a home school teacher, a classroom teacher, or a parent who's interested in strengthening your own fifth grader's spelling skills, we think you'll find these resources to be very helpful.
5th grade spelling words - A gigantic list of 300 words typically included in fifth grade spelling programs. Use these for making your own spelling word games, worksheets or extra oral practice. Here's a peek at a few of the words.
spelling bee words - A list of 100 words, arranged from
easiest to most challenging. A good "short
list" for your fifth graders
to use and practice. Most of these words also appear on
our master list of 300 words.
5th grade spelling lists - 3 more big lists from typical fifth grade math, science and social studies classes. Lots of great words for your students to learn!
5th grade lesson plans - Spelling dictation has never been so simple for teachers and parents! I've written 30 ready-to-go sentences using lots of words on the 5th grade spelling word list. Dictation lessons give students practice with listening, writing and spelling. What could be better?
Sixth Grade Spelling Word Lists and Activities provide extra practice for your students with 240 spelling words, using a wide range of activities. Go to the full description page where you can view samples and purchase your own copy immediately! Great for home school, remote learning and in-person classrooms.
NEW! Hideaways - One of our most challenging spelling worksheets for Grade 5! Students must carefully choose the correct letter in each clue to spell two hidden words. It's a fun way to practice spelling and thinking skills!
Shoe Shenanigans - Great practice in identifying and correcting misspelled 5th grade spelling words in this story about shopping for shoes.
A Snowy Situation - Give students valuable spelling AND vocabulary practice with this engaging worksheet.
Fun, Flexible Fifth Grade Worksheets - "Fish Net" and "Intersecting Synonyms" provide fun spelling practice with almost any spelling word!
NEW! Three Part Puzzler - Students must reconstruct 12 familiar words, syllable by syllable, one from each of three columns, in this challenging page.
Word Search Puzzle - Students identify incorrectly spelled words and find the correct ones in a unique puzzle. The worksheet is based on our fifth grade spelling word list.
So N "ICE" to Know You! - All the answers on this vocab page contain the letters ICE.
Croaky Meets the Plumber and Extra Letters Worksheets: Students chose the correctly spelled words to complete an interesting story or eliminate extra letters to solve a word puzzle.
Missing Letters and In Between - Two super-simple ways for students to practice spelling, develop their vocabulary and practice dictionary skills.
More Spelling Fun for Kids - New games to play on a Scrabble game board. Mumbo-jumbo, anyone?
Fifty-Fifty - Fun word game for kids. Older students earn points as they engage in word play and spelling fun.
Spelling Bee Games - Try one of our new Silent Spelling Bee variations. A fun--and quiet--twist on a classic game!
Bee Game -
Students step up to victory as they help their team advance in this fun
Spelling Homework Ideas The more practice the better! 20 fabulous, flexible ideas for any list of weekly spelling words.
Spelling Word Games View our entire collection of interactive games for small and large groups of students. Spelling reinforcement can be fun!
Spelling Worksheets See the entire assortment of reproducible pages for spelling practice. Lots of formats from which to choose.
AnyWord Spelling Practice Books - A wealth of worksheets, games and writing prompts for practicing any 5th grade spelling words. Use the pages over and over!
AnyWord Spelling Practice Series Fun Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!
101 Word Play Puzzlers Discover the FUN of letters & words as you solve each unique puzzle. Great vocabulary & spelling practice!