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Yellow caution sign from our #6thgradeworksheet where reading, comprehension and spelling skills are required!

Our 6th grade worksheets provide a variety of practice in important language skills. This worksheet emphasizes correct spelling AND following directions.

Students, proceed carefully at your own risk! Why? Because the directions on this page are very tricky. You'll need to read each step very carefully. Hopefully, you'll also have some fun along the way!  


Printable Worksheet & Answers

Caution! This #6thgradeworksheet requires students to carefully read and follow directions. They'll need good spelling skills, too!

More 6th Grade Worksheets

Croaky the frog on a branch

Croaky Meets the Plumber and Extra Letters The first page features a crazy story about a frog and a plumber. The second worksheet has a puzzle-y twist. Both worksheets use words from our list of  300 sixth grade spelling words.

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Misspelled bored game

Wacky packages! - Students love to find others' mistakes, right? They'll enjoy finding the spelling errors on two whimsical boxes.  There's a wacky board game and a package of waffles you don't want to eat! Great for grades 4-7

Silent Letter Search: Word search fun! Students must add the correct silent letters and then locate the completed words in the puzzle. Word search worksheets can provide an easy way for students to do some extra spelling practice. Why? For some reason, kids (and adults, too!) always seem to enjoy solving word search puzzles. Maybe it's because solving the puzzle is so much fun that it doesn't seem like real work!  Best for grades 5-6

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We have lots of brain teasers for kids of all ages that offer unique, fun ways to practice spelling.

Find the Right Words: Students identify correctly spelled words in a list and then find them in a fun word search puzzle. Based on our fifth grade spelling word list; suitable for grades 4-6.

Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Includes instructions so students, parents or teachers can make more cryptogram puzzles with any word list.

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Hard Word Search Puzzle and Mystery Scrambles: Two challenging worksheets to stretch spelling and vocabulary skills. For upper grades.

Antonym Antics - Our free vocabulary worksheets include some excellent spelling practice, too. The printable worksheet on this page features antonyms. First you must select the keyword that is spelled correctly. Then you must find its antonym.  For upper grades and adults!

A Long and Short Puzzle! Climb aboard the Crossword Express for this challenging vocabulary puzzler! You'll need to supply long synonyms for some clues and short synonyms for others. As you begin to fill in the grid, the letters you provide will give you clues to more and more words. 

race car driver from our Fun Brain Teasers

Fun Brain Teasers for Students  Use these fun brain teasers in your spare moments to give your kids a laugh...and some spelling and vocabulary practice, too! These teasers contain fun with double-meaning words and lots more. 

Brain Teasers for Adults  & Upper Grade Students - Two REALLY difficult letters for you to decode, written to and from a detective, both with hidden messages. Good spelling skills are the key to uncovering them!

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Check out our AnyWord Book Series! Three eBooks of fun worksheets, games and partner activities that you can use with Any Spelling Words!

More Spelling Resources

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!

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In addition to 6th grade worksheets, you may also be interested in:

Spelling Bee Resources - If you're planning a spelling bee competition, you won't want to miss our vast assortment of spelling bee aids!  From expertly-compiled word lists, to spelling bee rules, organization tips, and even eBooks, please check out some of my most popular resources!

Spelling Homework Ideas -  Use these spelling homework ideas to add variety to your kids' spelling routine. Regardless of their age, most students need to practice, practice, practice their new spelling words, and that can quickly become boring, boring, boring!

50 Sets of Confusing Homonyms - Defined, explained and used in sentences. A super-helpful resource for students (and adults!) of all ages. 

Spelling Word Lists - Lots of lists for students in grades 1-12, as well as difficult words and spelling bee words for upper grades and adults, all at your fingertips!


Spelling Word Games - Fun formats for all ages and stages!  Spelling games provide a great change from the normal classroom routine. SO...bore no more, and try out some of my games, or even some of these crossword puzzles for some engaging changes in your weekly spelling practice!

Tips for Building Spelling Skills - Upper elementary students hopefully have mastered basic spelling rules, but they many still need review and practice in these three important areas.

I'm always working on more spelling resources, so please visit again soon! If you see something you like, please tell another teacher or parent. If you don't see something you want, please tell me!

Author Ann Richmond Fisher

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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Think-A-Spell! A fun collection of brain teasers and spelling challenges. Best for ages 10 to adult. 

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AnyWord Spelling Practice Series   Fun Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!

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