Our spelling lists for 11th grade include this set of 80 challenging words. Your most ambitious spellers won't be afraid to take them on, however. Will you?
Use the printable page to see all 80 words.
The printable list includes all 80 our 11th grade spelling words. Additional lists of difficult words appear below. Please note that this is a general list to supplement other curriculum. The needs of your students may vary.
In addition to learning to spell the words above, students should also learn their meanings, pronunciations and correct usages. Spelling is just the start of complete language learning!
Quick Quiz: Find a word in the list above for each of these definitions:
3) boisterous; unruly
4) a misunderstanding or fight
Find my answers below.
In addition to spelling lists for 11th grade, try some of these word lists to challenge your high school students:
Try some of these brain teasers and word puzzles to challenge your high school students. Spelling has never been so much fun, or so tricky! Find lots more brain teasers, crosswords, and word scrambles by using the blue tabs at the left.
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???
Yum-Yum! A delicious word scramble, full of compound food words. You won't find any doughnuts or fruitcakes here, but you will find 15 other foods.
Travel Teaser - One of our most difficult logic brain teasers. Can you figure out who went where and when?
An Impossible Brain Teaser - This looks straightforward, for sure. But just wait until you try to solve it for yourself! Careful reading and spelling skills required.
Brain Teasers for Adults & Upper Grade Students - Two REALLY difficult letters with hidden messages. Good spelling skills are the key to uncovering them!
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.
Puzzle worksheets for spelling practice: Tricky word search puzzle and word scramble games. Spelling worksheets disguised as word play!
Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Includes instructions so students, parents or teachers can make more cryptogram puzzles with any word list.
Use our list of 11th grade spelling words for classroom quizzes and competitions, games and worksheets. We have free spelling lessons that can help you learn or teach some of these tricky words.
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