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Spelling by the Week

Welcome!  You may need to scroll down to find the most current list(s) of words.  When students begin individualized lists, there will be three lists each week.  Your child will know which group he/she is in.

 

Week 1

R Influenced A

car                       care                     chair                     *

star                     share                    pair                     bear

bark                    bare                      hair

card                   mare                      air

far                     rare                      

dark                  scare

arm

start

 

Week 2

R Influence E

her                  near                 cheer                    bear                     *

fern                clear                 deer                     pear                   heart

germ              dear                  sneer                   wear

jerk               year                  queer                  swear

herb             spear                 peer                   

herd             beard

perch

 

Week 3

R Influence I

grin               third               hire

bring             shirt               tire

drip               dirt                fire

grill               bird                wire

trick             skirt                tired

drink            girl

brick

crib

 

Week 4

to, two, too, their, there, they're

 

Week 5

R Influence O

for                 more                   door                      *

born              store                   poor                     your

short             chore                  floor

porch             tore

storm             shore

north             score

fort                wore

torch             swore

Week 6 R Controlled U

hurt              cure                heard

turn              pure                learn

church          sure                 earn

burst            lure                   pearl

burst                                    yearn

purr                                      earth

purse                                    search

 

Week 7   R Blends

 

grill            girl

trap           tarp

crush         curl

fry              first

price           purse

track          dark

brag           bark

drip           dirt

frog          fort

Week 8  10-12-09

We will begin individualized spelling lists this week.  Your child will be in one of three spelling groups: A, B or C. The pattern and difficulty of the words will vary by group.

Group A                                                           Group B                                                     Group C

Short a                                                             Short a & Long a                                       The sound of "ed"

 

Week 9  11-2-09

 Prefixes mis, in, sub, un, re

misbehave   mistrust    indirect      informal     subtitle     subtotal     unfold   unequal   recount    review

Week 10 11-09-09

Prefixes mis, in, sub, un, re

mislead, misplace, inactive, invisible, subnormal, submarine, uncover, uneasy, renew, recall

Week 11  11-16-09

Suffixes -ness, -ful, -ly, -ment, -er

 darkness, forgiveness, graceful, plentiful, distantly, rapidly, government, amazement, rancher, catcher

Week 12 11-23-09 None

 

Week 13  11-30-09

Suffixes -ness, -ful,-ly, -ment,-er

awareness, laziness, tactful, frightful, recently, quietly, arrangement, contentment, performer, trainer

Week 14 January 11-15

Group A Short o

not               hop               job                     lock               dog

got               pop               rob                     rock              log

hot               mop              cob                     sock             frog

lot                cop                                          dock             fog

shot                                                              clock            jog

                     shop                                        block

 

Group B Long a  patterns

same             mail          day                 *

whale            pain         say               said

flake             train        play              have

grape             paid        may

stage            brain        pay

grade           snail         stay

chase           chain       clay

 

Group C Plurals with Y

babies          plays

carries        monkeys

bodies          boys

pennies       trays

worries        donkeys

daddies         enjoys

trophies        turkeys

berries

parties

 February 22-26

Group A  Short u

cut              tub               bug                   fun                duck

nut              rub             rug                     bun                luck

hut              cub            dug                     run                truck

but              club           jug                      sun               tuck

shut                              hug                      gun   

                                     tug

Group B Short and Long e 

well               week              she

step              peel                he

west            weed               we

men               peek              me

bed              speed             help

                     keep            

                     peep

 

Group C  Adding "ing"

batting             baking

shopping         skating

bragging           biting

hopping           hoping

stopping          sliding

begging           waving

skipping          moving

swimming        caring

 March 8-12

Group A                                   Short a, i, u                                   List # 9

  

man

pinfun
canwinrun
fanfinsun
ranthinbun
thangunplan

 

 Group B                                     Short and long e                                         List # 27

  

best

greenmean
*leftneck
bellbledyet
wheelsheetbleed
teethcreepspeed
teamdealreach
beachsteamclean

    

Group C                                   Past tense words                      List #68

 

kneel

kneltchase
chasedteachtaught
mixmixedbring
broughtwalkwalked
dealdealtbake
bakedsweepswept
shopshoppedsent
sendthink thought

 

March 15-19

Group A                                   Short a, i, o, u                                       List #10

 

cat

sitnot
cutmathat
thatratfit
hitquitpot
butratbit
rothut 
   
   

Group A                                   Short a, i, o, u                                       List #10

 

cat

sitnot
cutmathat
thatratfit
hitquitpot
butratbit
rothut 
   
   

Group C                                   Past tense words                      List #68

 

kneel

kneltchase
chasedteachtaught
mixmixedbring
broughtwalkwalked
dealdealtbake
bakedsweepswept
shopshoppedsent
sendthink thought
 

 

 

 

 

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