Wednesday, August 1, 2007

SPELLING GRADE 4

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Words with thr, scr, str, squ
1. throat
2. through
3. screen
4. scratch
5. scream
6. strange
7. street
8. strike
9. square
10. squeeze
11. threat
12. thrown
13. thrill
14. scrub
15. skyscraper
16. strawberry
17. strength
18. squeal
19. squirm
20. squirt

Challenge
arthritis
description
instrument
astronaut
squeezable


Words with kn, gn, wr, mb
1. knot
2. unknown
3. know
4. sign
5. design
6. writing
7. wrist
8. wreck
9. climb
10. thumb
11. knit
12. knob
13. kneel
14. assign
15. wreath
16. wrench
17. wren
18. limb
19. comb
20. lamb

Challenge
bologna
lasagna
align
cologne
wrestler



Consonant Sounds /k/ and /f/
1. care
2. because
3. brake
4. track
5. pocket
6. stiff
7. enough
8. laughed
9. photo
10. alphabet
11. cover
12. record
13. Kansas
14. snack
15. attack
16. muffin
17. giraffe
18. rough
19. dolphin
20. elephant

Challenge
cuckoo clock
freckles
sheriff
autograph
headphones



Adding -ed and -ing
1. happened
2. happening
3. opened
4. opening
5. danced
6. dancing
7. studied
8. studying
9. stopped
10. stopping
11. chased
12. chasing
13. worried
14. worrying
15. dried
16. drying
17. robbed
18. robbing
19. slipped
20. slipping

Challenge
skied
skiing
argued
arguing
occurred
occurring



Adding -er and -est
1. smaller
2. smallest
3. larger
4. largest
5. happier
6. happiest
7. hotter
8. hottest
9. sadder
10. saddest
11. deeper
12. deepest
13. closer
14. closest
15. scarier
16. scariest
17. funnier
18. funniest
19. fatter
20. fattest

Challenge
weirder
weirdest
gentler
gentlest
angrier
angriest



Review
1. scratch
2. scream
3. screen
4. scrub
5. skyscraper
6. square
7. squeal
8. squeeze
9. squirt
10. strawberry
11. street
12. thrill
13. through
14. assign
15. climb
16. design
17. kneel
18. knit
19. know
20. sign
21. unknown
22. wreath
23. wreck
24. wren
25. wrench
26. writing
27. alphabet
28. attack
29. because
30. brake
31. care
32. cover
33. dolphin
34. elephant
35. enough
36. Kansas
37. photo
38. pocket
39. rough
40. snack
41. track
42. danced
43. dried
44. opening
45. stopping
46. studying
47. worried
48. worrying
49. scariest
50. smallest


Words with sh, ch, tch, wh
1. shown
2. short
3. punish
4. March
5. chapter
6. watch
7. kitchen
8. whatever
9. anywhere
10. whenever
11. shelter
12. flashlight
13. trash
14. chocolate
15. church
16. pitcher
17. catcher
18. wheat
19. awhile
20. somewhere

Challenge
squash
champion
touchdown
crutches
wherever



Words with Double Consonants
1. tomorrow
2. borrow
3. different
4. supper
5. matter
6. written
7. bottle
8. ridden
9. odd
10. bubble
11. offer
12. suffer
13. slippers
14. grasshopper
15. worry
16. current
17. lettuce
18. paddle
19. shudder
20. hobby

Challenge
Mississippi
recess
impossible
antennas
allowance



Short e and Long e

1. them
2. went
3. fence
4. speak
5. reason
6. beat
7. money
8. valley
9. honey
10. monkey
11. credit
12. engine
13. contest
14. least
15. steal
16. treat
17. season
18. hockey
19. alley
20. donkey

Challenge
escaped
celery
squeaked
bleachers
jersey



Short Vowels a, i, o, u
1. band
2. cash
3. into
4. river
5. with
6. pond
7. block
8. forgot
9. trouble
10. young
11. January
12. blanket
13. backpack
14. finger
15. window
16. closet
17. chop
18. cousin
19. couple
20. tough

Challenge
package
Pilgrims
ignored
o’clock
southern



Long Vowels a, i, o
1. station
2. danger
3. April
4. wild
5. behind
6. whole
7. broke
8. drove
9. hide
10. decide
11. vacation
12. cable
13. bacon
14. pint
15. lion
16. smoke
17. remote
18. stole
20. invite
21. arrive

Challenge
operation
behavior
private
Rhode Island
apologize



Review
1. anywhere
2. catcher
3. chocolate
4. church
5. flashlight
6. kitchen
7. pitcher
8. shelter
9. somewhere
10. trash
11. watch
12. whatever
13. bottle
14. lettuce
15. odd
16. offer
17. slippers
18. supper
19. tomorrow
20. alley
21. beat
22. contest
23. fence
24. season
25. speak
26. them
27. treat
28. backpack
29. blanket
30. chop
31. couple
32. forgot
33. into
34. river
35. tough
36. trouble
37. window
38. with
39. young
40. April
41. bacon
42. decide
43. drove
44. invite
45. remote
46. smoke
47. station
48. stole
49. vacation
50. whole



Related Words
1. able
2. ability
3. sign
4. signal
5. mean
6. meant
7. deal
8. dealt
9. soft
10. soften
11. relate
12. relative
13. heal
14. health
15. meter
16. metric
17. compose
18. composition
19. crumb
20. crumble

Challenge
direct
direction
personal
personality
invade
invasion



Consonant Sounds /j/, /k/, /kw/
1. change
2. village
3. edge
4. except
5. excited
6. explain
7. expect
8. Texas
9. quick
10. equal
11. charge
12. bridge
13. fudge
14. excellent
15. relax
16. extra
17. queen
18. quart
19. liquid
20. quilt

Challenge
advantage
pledge
excess
explosion
question



Adding -s and -es
1. monkeys
2. flowers
3. friends
4. supplies
5. enemies
6. eyelashes
7. beaches
8. circuses
9. classes
10. taxes
11. tigers
12. holidays
13. delays
14. hobbies
15. memories
16. mysteries
17. ashes
18. bunches
19. glasses
20. suffixes

Challenge
accidents
skis
injuries
libraries
couches



Using Just Enough Letters
1. coming
2. always
3. almost
4. didn’t
5. upon
6. wasn’t
7. until
8. during
9. want
10. father
11. hamster
12. a lot
13. ugly
14. washed
15. hotel
16. missed
17. eleven
18. crazy
19. lazy
20. feelings

Challenge
delivery
magnet
replied
drowned
mustard



Contractions
1. we’ll
2. I’m
3. I’d
4. you’d
5. I’ll
6. we’ve
7. it’s
8. that’s
9. what’s
10. doesn’t
11. he’ll
12. she’ll
13. they’ll
14. they’d
15. he’d
16. would’ve
17. could’ve
18. wouldn’t
19. shouldn’t
20. let’s

Challenge
it’ll
who’ll
might’ve
mustn’t
we’d



Review
1. ability
2. able
3. compose
4. composition
5. crumb
6. heal
7. health
8. meter
9. relative
10. signal
11. soft
12. change
13. charge
14. edge
15. excellent
16. excited
17. explain
18. extra
19. fudge
20. liquid
21. quart
22. quick
23. quilt
24. relax
25. Texas
26. village
27. beaches
28. bunches
29. classes
30. flowers
31. friends
32. glasses
33. holidays
34. memories
35. a lot
36. always
37. eleven
38. father
39. feelings
40. lazy
41. missed
42. want
43. washed
44. didn’t
45. doesn’t
46. I’m
47. it’s
48. let’s
49. shouldn’t
50. we’ll



Getting Letters in Correct Order
1. piece
2. friend
3. field
4. said
5. again
6. asked
7. only
8. brought
9. heard
10. build
11. believe
12. heart
13. weird
14. height
15. weight
16. neighbor
17. rattle
18. pickle
19. toes
20. hospital

Challenge
interview
poetry
sword
tongue
unusual



Vowels with r
1. fourth
2. course
3. storm
4. morning
5. forest
6. serve
7. herself
8. certain
9. dirty
10. first
11. pour
12. fourteen
13. court
14. Florida
15. form
16. nerve
17. perfect
18. girlfriend
19. thirsty
20. skirt

Challenge
resources
unfortunately
commercial
determine
whirl



Vowel Sounds in put and out
1. stood
2. took
3. wood
4. bush
5. July
6. power
7. however
8. loud
9. house
10. outside
11. cushion
12. butcher
13. pudding
14. football
15. brook
16. shower
17. crowd
18. mountain
19. cloud
20. proud

Challenge
barefoot
jury
coward
thousand
announced



Vowel Sounds in few and moon
1. huge
2. excuse
3. few
4. usual
5. pupil
6. cool
7. mood
8. fruit
9. suit
10. juice
11. confuse
12. nephew
13. curfew
14. fuel
15. menu
16. shoot
17. school
18. shampoo
19. bruise
20. cruise

Challenge
commute
universe
reunion
fireproof
pursuit



Homophones
1. wood
2. would
3. too
4. to
5. two
6. there
7. their
8. they’re
9. your
10. you’re
11. beat
12. beet
13. break
14. brake
15. clothes
16. close
17. piece
18. peace
19. thrown
20. throne

Challenge
guessed
guest
aisle
isle
waist
waste



Review
1. again
2. believe
3. friend
4. heard
5. heart
6. height
7. hospital
8. neighbor
9. pickle
10. piece
11. rattle
12. toes
13. weight
14. dirty
15. Florida
16. forest
17. fourteen
18. fourth
19. morning
20. nerve
21. perfect
22. skirt
23. storm
24. butcher
25. cloud
26. crowd
27. cushion
28. football
29. July
30. mountain
31. pudding
32. shower
33. few
34. fruit
35. fuel
36. huge
37. juice
38. menu
39. nephew
40. school
41. shampoo
42. suit
43. usual
44. clothes
45. there
46. they’re
47. too
48. two
49. wood
50. your



Including All the Letters
1. often
2. might
3. they
4. remember
5. finally
6. really
7. several
8. everyone
9. interesting
10. everybody
11. known
12. caught
13. surprised
14. island
15. swimming
16. camera
17. December
18. evening
19. beginning
20. February

Challenge
broccoli
kindergarten
cabinet
serious
temperature



Compound Words
1. baseball
2. basketball
3. upstairs
4. myself
5. highway
6. classroom
7. anyway
8. newspaper
9. something
10. sometimes
11. chalkboard
12. earrings
13. nighttime
14. motorcycle
15. downstairs
16. softball
17. weekend
18. classmate
19. doorbell
20. driveway

Challenge
courtroom
ourselves
heartbroken
teammate
skateboard



Suffixes -ful, -ly, -ion
1. powerful
2. peaceful
3. beautiful
4. slowly
5. safely
6. daily
7. suddenly
8. carefully
9. action
10. location
11. cheerful
12. painful
13. thoughtful
14. weekly
15. lately
16. truthfully
17. hopefully
18. invention
19. correction
20. pollution

Challenge
grateful
suspenseful
completely
exactly
separation



Suffixes -less, -ment, -ness
1. helpless
2. careless
3. hopeless
4. payment
5. statement
6. movement
7. goodness
8. softness
9. brightness
10. business
11. spotless
12. breathless
13. worthless
14. useless
15. pavement
16. treatment
17. punishment
18. greatness
19. fairness
20. darkness

Challenge
assignment
appointment
announcement
homelessness
consciousness



Prefixes dis-, in-, mis-, re-
1. dislike
2. disappear
3. incomplete
4. independent
5. incorrect
6. misplace
7. misspell
8. misled
9. rebuild
10. reuse
11. distrust
12. dishonest
13. disagree
14. invisible
15. inactive
16. mistreat
17. misbehave
18. react
19. replace
20. recall

Challenge
disobedience
incredible
inconvenient
misfortune
recycling



Review
1. camera
2. caught
3. December
4. evening
5. everybody
6. everyone
7. finally
8. interesting
9. island
10. often
11. remember
12. several
13. surprised
14. swimming
15. baseball
16. classmate
17. classroom
18. downstairs
19. myself
20. newspaper
21. nighttime
22. something
23. beautiful
24. carefully
25. daily
26. invention
27. painful
28. peaceful
29. powerful
30. suddenly
31. thoughtful
32. brightness
33. business
34. fairness
35. greatness
36. hopeless
37. pavement
38. spotless
39. statement
40. treatment
41. worthless
42. disagree
43. disappear
44. dislike
45. incomplete
46. independent
47. invisible
48. rebuild
49. recall
50. reuse



Vowels with No Sounds Clues
1. machine
2. especially
3. usually
4. probably
5. giant
6. moment
7. animals
8. iron
9. support
10. suppose
11. buffalo
12. Canada
13. canoe
14. relatives
15. stomach
16. cement
17. yesterday
18. favorite
19. welcome
20. August

Challenge
dictionary
separate
multiplication
salmon
recognize



Vowels in Final Syllables
1. other
2. number
3. color
4. doctor
5. people
6. simple
7. model
8. broken
9. sudden
10. common
11. October
12. another
13. motor
14. angle
15. title
16. barrel
17. angel
18. oven
19. gallon
20. button

Challenge
receiver
counselor
article
citizen
cinnamon



Capitalization and Abbreviation
1. Memorial Day
2. Christmas
3. Sun.
4. May
5. June
6. September
7. Dec.
8. Dr.
9. Mrs.
10. Rd.
11. Hanukkah
12. Kwanzaa
13. Chinese New Year
14. Valentine’s Day
15. November
16. Feb.
17. Wed.
18. Ms.
19. Mr.
20. Ave.

Challenge
Fourth of July
St. Patrick’s Day
English
Blvd.
etc.



Possessives
1. Dad’s
2. friend’s
3. girl’s
4. girls’
5. teacher’s
6. teachers’
7. baby’s
8. babies’
9. family’s
10. families’
11. grandma’s
12. grandpa’s
13. brother’s
14. brothers’
15. boy’s
16. boys’
17. aunt’s
18. aunts’
19. lady’s
20. ladies’

Challenge
someone’s
boss’s
James’s
grandparent’s
grandparents’



Easily Confused Words
1. set
2. sit
3. off
4. of
5. when
6. win
7. our
8. are
9. than
10. then
11. lose
12. loose
13. were
14. we’re
15. where
16. quiet
17. quite
18. quit
19. whose
20. who’s

Challenge
recent
resent
pedal
petal
diary
dairy



Review
1. animals
2. August
3. buffalo
4. Canada
5. especially
6. favorite
7. giant
8. iron
9. machine
10. moment
11. probably
12. relatives
13. stomach
14. support
15. welcome
16. yesterday
17. angel
18. another
19. broken
20. button
21. common
22. model
23. number
24. oven
25. people
25. Ave.
27. Chinese New Year
28. Dr.
29. Hanukkah
30. Ms.
31. November
32. Rd.
33. Sun.
34. Valentine’s Day
35. Wed.
36. baby’s
37. boys’
38. Dad’s
39. are
40. loose
41. lose
42. of
43. our
44. quit
45. quite
46. set
47. than
48. were
49. we’re
50. win




Social Studies: Global Grid
location
latitude
parallels
equator
degrees
hemispheres
longitude
meridians
prime meridian
coordinates


Social Studies: Deserts and Forests
oak
dune
evergreens
cactus
needleleaf
moisture
forest
broadleaf
desert
sagebrush


Social Studies: The Great Lakes
Lake Huron
Lake Ontario
Lake Michigan
Lake Erie
Lake Superior
St. Lawrence Seaway
Atlantic Ocean
waterway
canal
lock


Social Studies: Using Natural Resources
energy
electricity
hydroelectric
fuels
oil
gasoline
natural gas
coal
steel
products


Social Studies: Our Government
Constitution
republic
democratic
participate
leaders
elected
represent
local
state
federal


Social Studies: Southwest American Indians
pueblo
adobe
corn
ceremony
pottery
Navajo
hogans
silver
weaving
reservation


Social Studies: Arctic Life
Inuit
seal
whale
walrus
polar bear
caribou
blubber
fur
tundra
kayak


Health: Know Yourself
strengths
appreciate
weaknesses
decision
disagree
tears
result
psychologist
special
appearance


Health: Being Safe

crosswalks
first aid
pedestrians
rescue
reflector
bicycle
hand signal
jaywalking
emergency
helmet


Health: Your Body
bicuspid
cuspid
incisor
molar
enamel
epidermis
dermis
pore
sweat gland
oil gland


Science: Plant Reproduction
reproduce
seed
conifers
ferns
spores
pollen
stamen
pistil
fertilize
fruit


Science: Living Together
producers
consumers
herbivore
carnivore
omnivore
food chain
food web
predator
prey
decomposer


Science: Electricity and Magnetism
conduct
insulation
current
series circuit
parallel circuit
magnet
magnetism
poles
magnetic field
compass


Science: Weather
meteorologist
forecast
barometer
wind vane
rain gauge
humidity
air mass
front
Fahrenheit
Celsius


Science: Landforms
landforms
mountains
plains
plateau
plates
volcano
faults
earthquake
seismograph
Richter scale


Science: The Eyes and Ears
pupil
iris
retina
optic nerve
lens
eardrum
ear canal
outer ear
middle ear
inner ear


Reading: Hopes, Dreams, and Wishes
accomplishments
artist
celebrated
humor
confidence
determination
disappointment
expert
strategy
successful


Reading: Many Ways of Learning
assignments
collections
counselor
demonstrations
interview
experiment
exhibit
research
librarian
brainstorm


Reading: How Families Matter
family
parents
children
home
shared
chores
love
childhood
memories
scrapbook


Reading: Your Own Universe
cafeteria
concert
curtains
furniture
office
library
orchestra
skateboarding
spider web
water fountain


Reading: Looking at the World in New Ways
cathedral
Chartres
church
temple
Parthenon
marble
jewels
tomb
Taj Mahal
honor


Reading: Tales of Courage
compassionate
debris
devastate
emergency
extraordinary
panic
pressure
recover
siren
tremendous


Mathematics: The Calculator
operation key
number keys
display
memory recall
memory plus
memory minus
key sequence
error
clear key
equals key


Mathematics: Measurement
length
width
height
weight
capacity
volume
area
perimeter
distance
temperature


Mathematics: Division
family of facts
grouping
number sentence
divide
dividend
divisor
division
quotient
remainder
divisible


Mathematics: Geometry
angle
vertex
endpoint
intersecting
line
parallel
point
ray
segment
perpendicular


Work and Play: Swimming
kicks
stroke
breathe
floats
treads
dive
dog paddle
backstroke
butterfly
freestyle


Work and Play: Basketball
backboard
rim
dribble
rebound
foul
free throw
field goal
lay-up
jumpshot
slam-dunk


Work and Play: Reporter
articles
headline
deadline
byline
lead
details
interview
verify
sources
editors


Work and Play: Photography
camera
film
lens
shutter
focus
portrait
snapshot
develops
negative
print

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