Our 6th grade spelling words and activities are great resources for parents, teachers and students. Upper elementary students are mastering more and more spelling words, but there's no need to stop learning now!
6th Grade Spelling Words -300 spelling words for your sixth grader to use and master. Handy for teacher-created worksheets, games and activities. Here's a peek at just a few of the words:
Grade Spelling Bee Words - Students, get ready for your next classroom
competition with this carefully-selected list of 100 words. These are just a bit harder than the list above.
102 Frequently Misspelled words: Study this list to boost your spelling abilities. Everybody has a few spelling glitches! For instance, do you know which one of these words is misspelled? accidentally, fascinate, recommend, restaurant, definitely, millionaire, noticable Check this list and you'll know for sure!
Fifth Grade Spelling Words and Activities will provide excelling spelling practice with 240 grade-level words across 12 topical units. Lots of different activities are provided to make learning enjoyable. Learn more and download free sample pages here.
New! Sixth Grade Spelling Word Lists and Activities - a brand new eBook written just for you! No printer required. Provides extra practice for home school, remote learning and classrooms. Learn more today.
New! 6th Grade Vocabulary Words -Improve your students' understanding of LOTS of areas of learning by covering these 200 important words! You'll find many ways to implement these words into your everyday conversations, teaching, and learning. I've also included links to other 6th grade word lists and resources. Your students may want to explain a mutineer's strategy to retrieve an amphibious vessel from the ocean!
Brain teasers for all abilities. Try our Level 1 or Level 2 puzzlers for new ways to help students think and spell!
Proceed with Caution! - Students need great spelling skills AND they need to carefully read and follow directions to successfully complete this fun page!
Assembly Job - Reassemble the parts of 12 (mostly) familiar words. Great worksheet for vocabulary and spelling practice!
Double Duty - It seems that everyone LEAVES when it's time to rake the LEAVES. Your students will complete eighteen similar sentences by choosing the correct multiple-meaning word. Some are very challenging!
Sixth Grade Spelling Sentences- Entertaining dictation sentences to provide your students with important practice in listening and spelling.
Spelling Quizzes from the Evening News - 4 fun spelling exercises. Can your students find and correct all the mistakes in these news reports?
Wacky packages! - Find the spelling errors on these whimsical boxes. One of our most popular pages!
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. Based on our sixth grade spelling word list.
- A worksheet for students who are ready for a challenge!
- Fun word game for kids. Students earn points as they engage in
word play and spelling fun.
Mumbo-Jumbo - Students form secret spelling words. Players must use logic to replace letters and guess the correct word. Tricky, but fun!
Spelling Bee Games - Try one of our new Silent Spelling Bee variations. A fun--and quiet--twist on a classic game!
Another Spelling Bee Game - Students step up to victory as they help their team advance in this fun game.
Don't miss my brand-new crosswords! I've written a collection of easy crosswords, and some more difficult ones, too.
Use our AnyWordTM Books for oodles of worksheets, games and writing prompts that you can use with any spelling words. Use your favorite pages again and again. They'll turn out different every time! Sixth graders will especially enjoy our Partner Games and SwapSheets!
Teaching 6th grade spelling - Tips for teaching two kinds of problematic 6th grade spelling words.
More tips for Building Spelling Skills - How to focus your instruction so that your upper elementary students will continue to improve their spelling.
Step-By-Step Spelling Lesson Plans - Here's a very methodical way to teach, or learn, those tricky IE/EI words. Great for ESL students, upper elementary students, or adults. You can use every step of this lesson, or just the ones that you need. This free printable lesson includes a link to big list of IE/EI words for extra study and practice.
Explained, Part 1: Improve
spelling skills by choosing the correct homonym. Definitions and
examples included for homonyms beginning with A - P.
pdf. Commonly confused homonyms include brake/break, capital/capitol, hear/here, idle/idol and many more.
Troublesome homonyms Explained, Part 2: Here's more spelling help with homonyms. If your/you’re ever to/too confused to use the correct homonym, print out this free, handy reference tool! Homonyms beginning with P - Y. Word sets include principal/principle, rain/reign/rein, soar/sore and lots more!
Ann Richmond Fisher is a longtime published educational writer, a former classroom teacher and a former homeschool teacher. Ann's spelling bee resources, graded spelling word lists, spelling games, worksheets, and other language arts resources have become respected around the globe since she launched Spelling-Words-Well in 2010.
Ann is also the creator of www.word-game-world.com.
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