Spelling Words

  • Spelling Words

    On this page, you will find the weekly spelling words associated with each of our reading stories. The current spelling words will be highlighted below. I have posted the spelling words by story for the entire year for students who like to work ahead, for students who require more practice time, and for students who may have anticipated absences.



    A Fine, Fine School

     

    Basic:  crop, plan, thing, smell, shut, sticky, spent, lunch, pumpkin, clock, gift, class, skip, swing

    Review:  next, hug

    Challenge:  hospital, fantastic


    The Trial of Cardigan Jones

     

    Basic:  spoke, mile, save, excuse, cone, invite, cube, price, erase, ripe, broke, flame, life, rule

    Review:  these, those

    Challenge:  surprise, decide


     

    Destiny's Gift

    Basic:  lay, real, trail, sweet, today, dream, seem, tea, treat, afraid, leave, bait, cheer, speed

    Review:  paint, please

    Challenge:  yesterday, explain


     

    Pop's Bridge

    Basic:  load, opening, told, yellow, soak, shadow, foam, follow, glow, sold, window, coach, almost, throat

    Review:  cold, most

    Challenge:  tomorrow, sailboats


     

    Roberto Clemente

    Basic:  slight, mild, sight, pie, mind, tie, pilot, might, lie, tight, blind, fight, dies, midnight

    Review:  find, night

    Challenge:  silent, frightening


     

    Bat Loves the Night

    Basic:  math, toast, easy, socks, Friday, stuff, paid, cheese, June, elbow, program, shiny, piles, sticky

    Review:  each, both

    Challenge:  comb, holiday


     

    What Do Illustrators Do?

    Basic:  three, scrap, street, spring, thrill, scream, strange, throw, string, scrape, spray, threw, strong, scratch

    Review:  think, they

    Challenge:  straight, scramble


     

    The Harvest Birds

    Basic:  itch, wreck, knee, patch, wrap, know, watch, knife, stretch, write, knew, knock, match, wrong

    Review:  know, catch

    Challenge:  wrinkle, knuckle


     

    The Kamishibal Man

    Basic:  clown, round, bow, cloud, power, crown, thousand, crowd, sound, count, powder, blouse, frown, pound

    Review:  house, found

    Challenge:  mountain, coward


    Young Thomas Edison

     

    Basic:  talk, cross, awful, law, cloth, cost, crawl, chalk, also, raw, salt, wall, lawn, always

    Review:  soft, small

    Challenge:  often, strawberry


     

    Technology Wins the Game

     

    Basic:  joy, point, voice, join, oil, coin, noise, spoil, toy, joint, boy, soil, choice, boil

    Review:  come, are

    Challenge:  poison, destroy


    Tops and Bottoms

     

     

    Basic:  hole, whole, its, it's, hear, here, won, one, our, hour, their, there, fur, fir

    Review:  road, rode

    Challenge:  peace, piece


    Yonder Mountain: A Cherokee Legend

     

     

    Basic:  I'd, he's, haven't, doesn't, let's, there's, wouldn't, what's, she's, aren't, hasn't, couldn't, he'd, they're

    Review:  can't, isn't

    Challenge:  we're, weren't


    Aero and Officer Mike

     

     

    Basic:  horse, mark, storm, market, acorn, artist, March, north, barking, stork, thorn, forest, chore, restore

    Review:  dark, story

    Challenge:  partner, fortune


    The Extra-good Sunday

     

     

    Basic:  nurse, work, shirt, hurt, first, word, serve, curly, dirt, third, worry, turn, stir, firm

    Review:  her, girl

    Challenge:  perfect, hamburger


    Judy Moody Saves the World!

     

    Basic:  air, wear, chair, stairs, bare, bear, hair, care, pear, pair, share, near, ear, beard

    Review:  buy, year

    Challenge:  earring, compare


    The Albertosaurus Mystery: Philip Currie's Hunt in the Badlands

     

     

    Basic:  age, space, change, jawbone, jacket, giant, pencil, circle, once, large, dance, jeans, bounce, huge

    Review:  nice, place

    Challenge:  excited, gigantic


    A Tree is Growing

     

     

    Basic:  shark, check, queen, circus, flake, crack, second, squeeze, quart, squeak, quick, coldest, Africa, Mexico

    Review:  black, thank

    Challenge:  correct, question


    Two Bear Cubs

     

     

    Basic:  mood, wooden, drew, smooth, blue, balloon, true, crooked, chew, tooth, hooves, cool, food, pooch

    Review:  blew, foot

    Challenge:  loose, jewel


    Life on The Ice

     

     

    Basic:  birthday, anyone, sometimes, everything, homework, afternoon, airplane, grandmother, something, without, himself, faraway, sunburned, daylight

    Review:  someone, cannot

    Challenge:  scorekeeper, everybody


    Sarah Plain and Tall

     

     

    Basic:  coming, swimming, dropping, tapping, taping, invited, saving, stared, planned, changing, joking, loved, gripped, tasted

    Review:  making, stopped

    Challenge:  freezing, scared


    The Journey: Stories of Migration

     

     

    Basic:  cities, cried, puppies, hurried, stories, flies, parties, tried, pennies, fried, carried, babies, spied, ponies

    Review:  pretty, very

    Challenge:  countries, libraries


    The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman

     

     

    Basic:  singer, loudly, joyful, teacher, fighter, closely, powerful, farmer, quickly, careful, friendly, speaker, wonderful, truly

    Review:  hopeful, safely

    Challenge:  listener, calmly


    Dog-of-the-Sea-Waves

     

     

    Basic:  unfold, rejoin, untie, reheat, unfair, unclear, repaid, rewrite, unhurt, recheck, unlucky, unwrap, reuse, unsure

    Review:  reread, unsafe

    Challenge:  unbuckle, unknown


    Mountains:  Surviving on Mt. Everest

     

     

    Basic:  painless, sickness, sadness, helpless, thankless, kindness, hopeless, darkness, fearless, thickness, careless, goodness, spotless, softness

    Review:  useful, weakly

    Challenge:  breathless, eagerness