Here's our mammoth list of 300 fourth grade spelling words gleaned from a variety of sources, including textbooks and leading online resources.
Remember that fourth graders are ready to work on building lots of compound words, adding prefixes and suffixes and nailing down tricky sets of homophones. Be sure to give them lots of practice in all of these areas!
Printable version of our Fourth Grade Spelling Words
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I've written two sets of engaging writing prompts, aligned with our 4th grade spelling word list. Use these stimulating prompts anytime throughout the year for fun spelling and writing practice!
Set #1 Why is you dad carrying all your books at school? Who's the famous bus driver? What's so scary about the grocery bag? Your fourth graders can let their imaginations run wild as they respond to these plus 9 more prompts.
Set #2 Students will explain why there's a camel at the window, why their little brother keeps disappearing, and more. Fun, stimulating fourth grade writing prompts!
4th Grade Spelling Bee Words - Prepare your child for a spelling bee competition with this word list. Filled with 75 words that are MORE CHALLENGING than the list above, you're sure to get your class ready for the competition when you rehearse with words like these!
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Fourth Grade Worksheets - It Pays to Spell and Spelling Profits. Two fun, flexible pages that combine math and spelling skills. Your kids will love these unique reproducibles!
Fourth graders are ready to work
independently, and will probably enjoy
our Mystery in the Attic
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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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