Spelling Words

Please note: Here is a list of 2nd grade spelling words that I will be drawing from throughout the year, in addition to our class and academic vocabulary.  You can find this file at this address:

http://www.k12reader.com/spelling/Second-Grade-Master-Spelling-Lists.pdf

Please support your child in practicing spelling these words at home, and noticing word patterns

 

Week 1

Sight words, r-controlled “a”,

and academic vocabulary

1. over

2. new

3. sound

4. take

5. only

6. car

7. park

8. hard

9. barn

10. card

11. shark

12. family

13. compare

14. contrast

15. timeline

16. map

Week 2

Sight words, -ai- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. little

2. work

3. know

4. place

5. years

6. rain

7. mail

8. wait

9. paint

10. chant

11. paid

12. history

13. goods

14. services

15. pitch

16. volume

Week 3

Sight word, -aw pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. live

2. me

3. back

4. give

5. most

6. saw

7. law

8. raw

9. jar

10. straw

11. draw

12. country

13. ocean

14. title

15. motion

16. change

Week 4

Sight words, r-controlled “i",

and academic vocabulary

1. very

2. after

3. things

4. our

5. just

6. girl

7. dirt

8. shirt

9. third

10. thirst

11. birth

12. system

13. produce

14. consume

15. life

16. cycle

Week 5

Sight words, -ight pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. name

2. good

3. sentence

4. man

5. think

6. right

7. might

8. high

9. tight

10. flight

11. bright

12. ancestor

13. community

14. push

15. pull

16. strength

Week 6

Sight words, -ol- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. say

2. great

3. where

4. help

5. through

6. gold

7. colt

8. fold

9.mold

10. sold

11. told

12. limited

13. resource

14. offspring

15. parent

16. stages

Week 7

Sight words, -ou- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. much

2. before

3. line

4. right

5. too

6. loud

7. sound

8. found

9. shout

10. count

11. mouth

12. urban

13. suburban

14. rural

15. magnet

16. touch

Week 8

Sight words, -ue pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. means

2. old

3. any

4. same

5. tell

6. blue

7. true

8. clue

9. glue

10. due

11. argue

12. hero

13. action

14. cause

15. influence

16. kind

 

Week 9

Sight words, r-controlled “u”,

and academic vocabulary

1. boy

2. follow

3. came

4. want

5. show

6. nurse

7. curve

8. turn

9. burn

10. curl

11. purse

12. growth

13. affect

14. gravity

15. stress

16. fruit

Week 10

Sight words, Long –ea- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. also

2. around

3. form

4. three

5. small

6. mean

7. clean

8. peak

9. dream

10. beach

11. team

12. length

13. weight

14. height

15. temperature

16. distance

Week 11

Sight words, short e –ea- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. set

2. put

3. end

4. does

5. another

6. head

7. bread

8. dead

9. sweat

10. deaf

11. spread

12. rock

13. mineral

14. break

15. weather

16. soil

Week 12

Sight words, -ew pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. well

2. large

3. must

4. big

5. even

6. grew

7. stew

8. drew

9. chew

10. few

11. brew

12. standard

13. unit

14. metric

15. color

16. shape

Week 13

Sight words, r-controlled “e”

-at family words

1. such

2. because

3. turn

4. here

5. why

6. germ

7. herd

8. clerk

9. nerve

10. serve

11. fern

12. food

13. fuel

14. build

15. material

16. ago

Week 14

Sight words, -or- pattern,

and academic vocabulary

1. ask

2. went

3. men

4. read

5. need

6. short

7. core

8. sport

9. report

10. port

11. escort

12. solid

13. liquid

14. gas

15. size

16. texture

Week 15

Sight words, final blend -mp

and academic vocabulary

1. land

2. different

3. home

4. us

5. move

6. bump

7. stump

8. clump

9. stamp

10. clamp

11. camp

12. question

13. experiment

14. predict

15. observe

16. guess

Week 16

Sight words, final blend –st,

and academic vocabulary

1. try

2. kind

3. hand

4. picture

5. again

6. fast

7. past

8. last

9. contrast

10. blast

11. cast

12. oral

13. science

14. data

15. record

16. magnify

 

Week 17

Sight words, final blend –nd,

and academic vocabulary

1. change

2. off

3. play

4. spell

5. air

6. bend

7. send

8. mind

9. offend

10. sand

11. land

12. draw

13. object

14. feature

15. label

16. steps

 

Week 18

Sight words, final blend –sk,

and academic vocabulary

1. away

2. animal

3. house

4. point

5. page

6. desk

7. mask

8. task

9. ask

10. tusk

11. disk

12. events

13. process

14. equal

15. array

16. multiply

 

Week 19

Sight words, final digraph –ch,

and academic vocabulary

1. letter

2. mother

3. answer

4. found

5. study

6. much

7. such

8. church

9. search

10. march

11. starch

12. repeat

13. subtract

14. divide

15. group

16. remainder

 

Week 20

Sight words, final digraph –sh,

and academic vocabulary

1. still

2. learn

3. should

4. America

5. world

6. hush

7. slush

8. dash

9. wash

10. wish

11. dish

12. money

13. coin

14. bill

15. cent

16. dollar

 

Week 21

Final –es pattern, and

academic vocabulary

1. boxes

2. foxes

3. churches

4. dishes

5. couches

6. brushes

7. bushes

8. rushes

9. wishes

10. washes

11. dashes

12. fraction

13. whole

14. part

15. fair

16. share

 

Week 22

Final –ing pattern, and

academic vocabulary

1. thing

2. string

3. sing

4. bring

5. fling

6. ring

7. king

8. sting

9. wing

10. cling

11. sling

12. chart

13. identify

14. greater

15. smaller

16. different

 

Week 23

Final digraphs –gh/-ph, and

academic vocabulary

1. graph

2. laugh

3. photograph

4. tough

5. rough

6. enough

7. telegraph

8. phonograph

9. trough

10. cough

11. glyph

12. classify

13. analyze

14. verify

15. answer

16. model

 

Week 24

Final digraph –th, and

academic vocabulary

1. bath

2. math

3. moth

4. sloth

5. breath

6. mouth

7. path

8. cloth

9. tooth

10. death

11. month

12. hour

13. minute

14. second

15. year

16. time

 

Week 25

Final digraph –ck, and

academic vocabulary

1. back

2. stack

3. pack

4. dock

5. lock

6. quack

7. sack

8. snack

9. quick

10. neck

11. check

12. circle

13. square

14. rectangle

15. triangle

16. plane

 

Week 26

Final digraph –nk, and

academic vocabulary

1. drink

2. think

3. sink

4. stink

5. wink

6. thank

7. bank

8. drank

9. honk

10. blank

11. shrink

12. sphere

13. cube

14. pyramid

15. prism

16. rectangular

 

Week 27

Final blend –ft, and

academic vocabulary

1. soft

2. lift

3. shift

4. drift

5. gift

6. left

7. raft

8. craft

9. loft

10. swift

11. sift

12. apart

13. form

14. congruent

15. arrange

16. geometric

 

Week 28

Final blend –lt, and

academic vocabulary

1. bolt

2. jolt

3. colt

4. felt

5. belt

6. welt

7. built

8. stilt

9. wilt

10. melt

11. salt

12. face

13. edge

14. vertices

15. set

16. tally

 

Week 29

Initial wh- pattern, and

academic vocabulary

1. whale

2. when

3. where

4. what

5. why

6. which

7. whistle

8. whip

9. whiff

10. while

11. whirl

12. represent

13. show

14. display

15. know

16. count

 

Week 30

Words with the suffix –ly

and academic vocabulary

1. badly

2. madly

3. quickly

4. weekly

5. daily

6. sadly

7. gladly

8. proudly

9. softly

10. loudly

11. bravely

12. pattern

13. describe

14. extend

15. simple

16. determine

 

Week 31

Words with the suffix –er.

and academic vocabulary

1. painter

2. washer

3. dryer

4. flyer

5. server

6. worker

7. singer

8. teacher

9. speaker

10. thinker

11. dreamer

12. reason

13. sketch

14. problem

15. justify

16. check

 

Week 32

Words with the suffix –est,

and academic vocabulary

1. fastest

2. slowest

3. biggest

4. shortest

5. loudest

6. softest

7. smartest

8. silliest

9. brightest

10. funniest

11. bravest

12. result

13. context

14. valid

15. select

16. revise

 

Week 33

Words with the suffix –ful,

and academic vocabulary

1. thankful

2. cheerful

3. hopeful

4. grateful

5. thoughtful

6. useful

7. forgetful

8. painful

9. joyful

10. careful

11. helpful

12. connect

13. self

14. text

15. world

16. meaning

 

Week 34

Words with the suffix –ness,

and academic vocabulary

1. happiness

2. thankfulness

3. usefulness

4. thoughtfulness

5. forgetfulness

6. helpfulness

7. cheerfulness

8. brightness

9. carelessness

10. childishness

11. craziness

12. listen

13. speak

14. read

15. write

16. apply

 

Week 35

Words with the suffix –able,

and academic vocabulary

1. capable

2. acceptable

3. adorable

4. excitable

5. agreeable

6. bearable

7. desirable

8. comfortable

9. disposable

10. irritable

11. valuable

12. prefix

13. suffix

14. narrative

15. expository

16. contents

 

Week 36

Final –sion/-tion, and

academic vocabulary

1. addition

2. subtraction

3. fiction

4. compassion

5. distraction

6. recreation

7. confusion

8. vacation

9. election

10. completion

11. direction

12. conflict

13. solve

14. summary

15. sensible

16. support

 

Suggested Home Activities:

Monday: Write each spelling word three times.

Tuesday: Write your spelling words in alphabetical order.

Wednesday: Choose two of your spelling words.

Write a sentence using each of them.

Thursday: Take a practice test. Ask an adult to read your words to

you so you can write them without looking at the list.

 

 

Here is a link to a site that has many activities and spelling words, many of which I will be using in practice and then in testing.

http://www.k12reader.com/

Please DO use sites like this freely to support and advance your own child with his or her spelling.