3rd Grade Spelling Lists

Spelling Lists from our Journey Stories

Unit 1 Cherry Pie.png (Remember....  The Trial of Cardigan Jones story? Learning is Fun!)

August-September
1. 
 crop, plan, thing, smell, shut, sticky, spent, lunch, pumpkin, clock, gift, class, skip, swing, next, hug, hospital, fantastic  (Short Vowels a, e, i, o, u words)

 2.  spoke, mile, save, excuse, cone, invite, cube, price, erase, ripe, broke, flame, life, rule, these, those, surprise, decide  (VCe Patterns)

3.  lay, real, trail, sweet, today, dream, seem, tea, treat, afraid, leave, bait, screen, speed, paint, please, yesterday, explain (Long a and Long e words)

4.  load, open, told, yellow, soak, shadow, foam, follow, glow, sold, window, coach, almost, throat, cold, most, tomorrow, sailboat (Long o words)

5.  slight, mild, sight, pie, mind, tie, pilot, might, lie, tight, blind, fight, die, midnight, find, night, silent, frightening (Long i words)

Unit 2 Art Palette.png (Remember... Bat Loves the Night story project? Learning is Fun!)

October
6.  math, toast, easy, socks, Friday, stuff, paid, cheese, June, elbow, program, shiny, piles, sticky, each, both, comb, holiday (More short and long vowel words)

7.  three, scrap, street, spring, thrill, scream, strange, throw, string, scrape, spray, threw, strong, scratch, think, they, straight, scramble (Three-Letter Clusters)

8.  itch, wreck, knee, patch, wrap, knot, watch, knife, stretch, write, knew, knock, match, wrong, know, catch, wrinkle, knuckle (Unexpected Consonant Spellings)

9. clown, round, bow, cloud, power, crown, thousand, crowd, sound, count, powder, blouse, frown, pound, house, found, mountain, coward ( Vowel sounds in town)

10. talk, cross, awful, law, cloth, cost, crawl, chalk, also, raw, salt, wall, lawn, always, soft, small, often, strawberry (Vowel sounds in talk)

Unit 3

November
11.  joy, point, voice, join, oil, coin, noise, spoil, toy, joint, boy, soil, choice, boil, come, are, poison, destroy (Vowel sound in joy)

12.  hole, whole, its, it's hear, here, won, one, our, hour, their, there, fur, fir, road, rode, peace, piece (Homophones)

13.  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 (Contractions)

14.  horse, mark, storm, market, acorn, artist, March, north, barking, stork, thorn, forest, chore, restore (Vowel + /r/ Sounds)

15.  nurse, work, shirt, hurt, first, word, serve, curly, dirt, third, worry, turn, stir, firm, her, girl, perfect, hamburger (Vowel + /r/ Sound in nurse)

Unit 4

December-January
16.  air, wear, chair, stairs, bare, bear, hair, care, pear, pair, share, near, ear, beard, buy, year, earring, compare (Vowel + /r/ Sounds in air and fear

17.  age, space, change, jawbone, jacket, giant, pencil, circle, once, large, dance, jeans, bounce, huge, nice, place, excited, gigantic (Words with /j/ and /s/)

18.  shark, check, queen, circus, flake, crack, second, squeeze, quart, squeak, quick, coldest, Africa, Mexico, black, thank, correct, question (Spelling the /k/ and /kw/ Sounds)

19.  mood, wooden, drew, smooth, blue, balloon, true, crooked, chew, tooth, hooves, cool, food, pooch, blew, foot, loose, jewel (Vowel Sounds in spoon and wood)

20.  birthday, anyone, sometimes, everything, homework, afternoon, airplane, grandmother, something, without, himself, faraway, sunburned, daylight, someone, cannot, scorekeeper, everybody (Compound Words)

Unit 5

January-February
21.  coming, swimming, dropping, tapping, taping, invited, saving, stared, planned, changing, joking, loved, gipped, tasted, making, stopped, freezing, scared (Words with -ed and -ing)

22.  cities, cried, puppies, hurried, stories, flies, parties, tried, pennies, fried, carried, babies, spied, ponies, pretty, very, countries, libraries (Changing Final y to i)

23.  singer, loudly, joyful, teacher, fighter, closely, powerful, farmer, quickly, careful, friendly, speaker, wonderful, truly, hopeful, safely, listener, calmly (The Suffixes -ful, -ly, and -er)

24.  unfold, rejoin, untie, reheat, unfair, unclear, repaid, rewrite, unhurt, recheck, unlucky, unwrap, reuse, unsure, reread, unsafe, unbuckle, unknown (The Prefixes re- and un-)

25.  painless, sickness, sadness, helpless, thankless, kindness, hopeless, darkness, fearless, thickness, careless, goodness, spotless, softness, useful, weakly, breathless, eagerness (The Suffixes -less and -ness)

Unit 6

March-April
26.  person, helmet, until, carpet, Monday, enjoy, forget, problem, Sunday, garden, order, mistake, umpire, herself, expect, wisdom (Words with VCCV Pattern)

27.  jelly, bottom, pillow, happen, butter, lesson, cherry, sudden, arrow, dollar, hello, rabbit, letter, button, stubborn, mirror (Words with Double Consonants)

28.  taught, thought, rough, laugh, bought, cough, ought, caught, fought, daughter, tough, through, enough, brought, sought, naughty (Words with ough and augh)

29.  apple, river, little, October, ladder, summer, purple, later, November, giggle, uncle, winter, center, double (Words Ending with -er or -le)

30.  below, about, belong, around, again, alone, because, above, between, alive, behind, begin, along, before (Words that Begin with a or be)