Finding 7th grade spelling resources, as well as 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade spelling resources, is not always easy. That's why I'm creating this "hub" of spelling word lists, worksheets and other ideas. Each word list was compiled after consulting numerous grade-level texts, dictionaries and online resources.
Take some time and scroll through the entire page to find the resources you need. Still need something more? Contact me and I'll try to help!
Find my printable list of 300 words that 7th graders should know how to spell and use correctly, as well as lots of 7th grade spelling resources. There are plenty of challenging words here! Here's a small sampling from my big list:
My page of 7th grade spelling words also has links to 7th grade vocab activities, worksheets, and additional spelling word lists.
Here's our page of 8th grade spelling words and supplementary resources. Our printable list. Here's a peek at a few words from our printable list of 250 eighth grade words:
My page of 8th grade spelling words has links to 8th grade worksheets, vocab words, brain teasers and more.
On this page of 9th grade spelling words, you'll find a printable list of 200 words, along with worksheets and activities for your upper-grade spellers. Here's a sample from the big list:
Don't miss the links to additional lists of challenging spelling words, teaching tips, and challenging spelling puzzles on my page of 9th grade spelling words.
Find 100 difficult words on this list of 10th grade spelling words. Here are just a few of them:
This list of 80 challenging 11 grade words will prepare your students for spelling tests and competitions. Here are just a few of the words.
This list is shorter but tougher! Challenge your best students with these 12th grade spelling words. Here are eight of them:
Find more lists of important, but difficult, spelling words here.
For our most challenging list, please check out our eBook of 100 Difficult Spelling Bee Words. It includes definitions, pronunciations, sentences and more!
New! Free Spelling Tests - Check your mastery of twenty tough words here! How many will you get right?
Please note that most of these resources can be used with 7th - 12th graders. Be sure to read the descriptions and try them all!
Which One Is It? Don’t try to solve this tricky puzzle while you’re blindfolded. Instead, use what you know about correct spelling! Choose the one word that is spelled correctly and write it in the puzzle. It's great for 7th grade spelling through 12th grade spelling students.
Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Cryptograms are a popular letter-substitution kind of puzzle, enjoyed by adults around the world. My worksheet includes instructions so that students, parents or teachers can enjoy solving this fun kind of puzzle AND they can MAKING more cryptogram puzzles with any word list!
Pull-Apart Synonyms - Extremely challenging free word scramble game! Can you pull apart these letters, without rearranging them, to spell a pair of synonyms? Is this as easy as it sounds???
It's a Disaster! - Hilarious spelling and grammar worksheet that provides practice with past participle verbs. Students will enjoy working through each sentence to read the surprise ending.
7th grade spelling worksheets: Cryptic puzzle that requires kids to spell well and possibly stretch their own vocabulary. Also, tips for the teacher, parent or student for making more of these puzzle-y worksheets with any word list!
Antonym Antics - Challenging vocabulary worksheet for upper grades and adults!
"EX" Marks the Spot! Another vocabulary-building worksheet for upper-level students.
So N "ICE" to Know You! - All the answers on this vocab page contain the letters ICE.
9th grade worksheets for spelling practice: Tricky word search puzzle and word scramble games. Spelling worksheets disguised as word play!
Set #1 What is the best strategy for teaching your younger sibling to stay out of your bedroom? What would you miss most if you had no electricity for a wee, and 10 more writing prompts for middle school.
Set #2 Would you like to have an identical twin? Why or why not? When would it be advantageous to be late to school? When is perseverance required? Present these, and nine more terrific middle school writing prompts, to your students this week!
Expository Writing Prompts - New engaging expository prompts to help students reason, explain and make lists. These prompts also provide practice with some challenging 8th grade spelling words.
High School Writing Prompts - Do you need a lot of sleep to be a good student? What happens when the absenteeism rate skyrockets? What do you say to your principal at graduation? Your students will respond to prompts like these while practicing some difficult spelling words!
Creative Writing Prompts for High School - Engaging scenarios combine with challenging vocabulary words in this new set of story starters. Are your students ingenious enough to complete this assignment?
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