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Free Teacher Worksheets
for Spelling & Language Practice

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You won't find free teacher worksheets this much fun anywhere else! Whether you have one student or thirty, we are sure they won't mind spelling lessons like these. The worksheets featured on this page are best for students in grades 5 - 9. We also have a large assortment for younger students in preschool through second grade and another collection for kids in grades 3-5. 

I've organized these--loosely--into three categories so that you'll quickly find what you need. Follow the link to go directly to each section, or take your time and scroll through the entire assortment. 

Free Teacher Worksheets for Gr 5-9*

Spelling Lessons

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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. 

 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!

8th grade worksheet featuring Armadillo words, from www.spelling-words-well.com

8th Grade Worksheet featuring an ARMADILLO! Students must form a word for each clue using only the letters in ARMADILLO, then place the words correctly into the diagram. Great vocab and spelling practice!

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Proceed with Caution! - Students need great spelling skills AND they need to carefully read and follow directions to successfully complete this fun page!

Creative Writing Worksheets - These fun pages incorporate spelling practice with almost any spelling words. Kids will design T-shirts, invent a video game, and write some awesome movie titles. Try some today!

Spelling & Vocabulary Puzzles

Hideaways! One of our most challenging Spelling Worksheets for Grade 5, from www.spelling-words-well.com

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!

carpenter with saw and hammer

Assembly Job - Reassemble 24 small words to form 12 larger (mostly) familiar words. Great worksheet for vocabulary and spelling practice! For example, nap + kin can form napkin. Some small words can be combined in more than one way, making this a tricky, but FUN page!  For grades 5-7.

 So N "ICE" to Know You!:  All the answers on this vocab page contain the letters ICE. For grades 5-7

Wacky Weather Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Includes instructions so students, parents or teachers can make more cryptogram puzzles with any word list. Grades 6-9.

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At-TEN-tion!  Complete the spellings of words with the letters TEN on this fun English worksheet. Great vocabulary and spelling practice! For grades 4-8. 

Croaky the frog

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.

Check out the new  Word Scramble Puzzles. They're ready to print for your home or classroom!

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Antonym Antics - Here's a challenging worksheet for grades 5-7 with a two-part challenge. First, students must select the keyword that is spelled correctly. Next, they must choose the correct antonym for that keyword. 

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Synonym Crossword: Can you solve this mammoth-sized challenge? For each clue you must select a synonym that fits into the diagram.

"Ex" Marks the Spot - Another great vocab worksheet for grades 5-7. Each of the 25 answers in this crossword puzzle begins with the letters EX. Note: If your students solve this quickly, you should be EXceedingly happy. You should EXtol their talents and EXcellent abilities!

Hard Word Search Puzzle and Mystery Scrambles: Two challenging free teacher worksheets to stretch spelling and vocabulary skills. Grades 6-9.

Seasonal Spelling Worksheets

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Back to School Worksheets - These all-purpose spelling practice pages are especially good for the first week of school, or anytime you need some extra spelling resources. Three different pages with three different formats: Find the Misspellings, Word Search, and Cryptograms.

Christmas tree and snowy scene

Printable Christmas Brain Teaser Puzzles - 2 fun and interesting cryptograms. How long will it take you to find the correct letter substitutions for each one" Cryptograms are word play games for the super-sleuths in your class, for those students who need--and rise to--a great challenge! 

Don't miss our new Crossword Puzzles! What better way to get kids interested in spelling and vocabulary???  

*Grade levels are subjective. Be sure to try several of our free worksheets to find the ones that appropriate for your students.

Free Teacher Worksheets for Gr 3-5

board game package with spelling errors

Wacky packages! - Kids love to find other people's mistakes, so let them find the spelling errors on these whimsical boxes! Choose from this "BORED" game, or an error-filled carton of frozen waffles.  For grades 4-6.  One of our most popular pages!

Silent Letter Search: Word search fun! Students must add the correct silent letters and then locate the completed words in the puzzle. Grades 4-6.

word search diagram

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.

Here's a Peek at our PreK-2 Assortment

the letters ABCD

Alphabet printables: All spelling begins with letters.These worksheets cover ABC order for beginners. For grades preK-1.

literacy worksheet

Literacy Worksheets for Early Learners: 3 fun reproducibles your kids can customize. Students finish the sentences, "I want to...," "I like to....," and  "I would like a ...."  One each page, three familiar choices are offered. Kids select one, complete each sentence, and color the page.  The perfect literacy pages for PreK-Grade1. 

2nd Grade Worksheets : A fun collection of printable worksheets for kids in second grade. Some pages will benefit kids a bit older or younger, so be sure to check them out! For grades 1-3.

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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