2nd Grade Spelling

The STW Spelling Series is a phonics-based curriculum for elementary students. Level B was designed for 2nd grade students. The series has 30 spelling units, plus holiday and themed units. Each unit has a spelling list, worksheets, activities, and assessment resources.

Worksheets with the common core icon Common Core align with the Common Core Standards.

Spelling Unit B-1

The first unit in the level-b (2nd grade) spelling series features short-a words. The full spelling list includes the words: bats, has, flat, grab, can, ran, last, sat, as, plan.

Spelling Unit B-2

List B-2 has a set of words with the short-e vowel sound, such as wet, went, end, left, else, pen, sent, yes, rest, and legs.

Spelling Unit B-3

Here's a link to the third unit in the STW spelling series. All words have the short-i vowel sound. There are also review words from B-1. New words are digs, trick, did, his, flip, wins, kick, if, is, and slip.

Spelling Unit B-4

In the fourth unit, students will learn to spell stop, job, not, spot, top, lot, slot, dock, box, and drop. All of the words have the short-o vowel. This list also has short-e review words from unit B-2.

Spelling Unit B-5

In this unit, students will practice spelling short-u words, such as bugs, until, fun, under, rugs, does, stuck, tub, truck, but, dug, and funny.

Spelling Unit B-6

Spell long-a words, such as rain, made, day, nail, tape, paid, came, play, say, take, snake, and chain.

Spelling Unit B-7

Long-e words are the topic for these lessons: keep, lady, only, deep, because, beak, treat, free, tree, baby, read, and eat.

Spelling Unit B-8

Ling-i words are the focus this week. Time, right, dry, sight, eye, sky, nine, kind, high, sides.

Spelling Unit B-9

Unit 9 has long-o words, such as: home, foam, joke, boat, snow, goes, float, own, nose, goal, also, and bowl.

Spelling Unit B-10

Each of the words in this unit has consonant blends. Word list: crab, sweep, trip, black, grams, fast, snap, flame, brush, fact.

Spelling Unit B-11

In unit 11, students will spell words with TH, WH, SH, and CH. List: chair, sheep, why, who, when, both, chart, they, this, crash.

Spelling Unit B-12

In this unit, your class will learn to spell words with -ed and -ing suffixes. Clapping, planned, worrying, sitting, getting, shipped, trapped, tagged, stopping, patted, carried, running.

Spelling Unit B-13

On these worksheets, children will practice spelling singular and plural nouns, such as: mess, messes, desk, desks, kitten, kittens, map, maps, fly, flies, lunch, and lunches.

Spelling Unit B-14

The sounds /g/ and /j/ are the focus of this word list. Game, gold, buggy, huge, jacket, gym, danger, page, just.

Spelling Unit B-15

These words all end with /k/. Duck, leak, steak, cheek, comic, magic, music, back, check, mistake, chalk, and track.

Spelling Unit B-16

This week, students will learn to spell words with the /k/ sound. Word list includes duck, steak, leak, mistake, cheek, comic, magic, track, music, check, and back.

Spelling Unit B-17

These words all have the /s/ sound. Six, since, fence, city, soft, face, ice, price, ask, and slice. Star Words are place and circle.

Spelling Unit B-18

Here's a unit with words ending in -ng, -nk, and -nd. Bank, stand, lungs, string, thank, band, blink, sang, lend, found, long, and sink.

Spelling Unit B-19

In this unit, your students can learn to spell words with the short-oo and long-oo sound. Book, pool, took, noon, tool, cookie, stood, loops, good, crook, and spoon.

Spelling Unit B-20

The focus of this unit is /ow/ words, such as: how, couch, mouth, house, down, cows, brown, now, round, and about.

Spelling Unit B-21

Contractions are the theme for this week's words. List includes: can't, we'd, don't, wasn't, hasn't, doesn't, you'll, we've, I'll, won't, you'd, and we'll.

Spelling Unit B-22

Learn to read and spell words with r-controlled vowels. Each word has the /ar/ or /or/ sound. Car, store, jar, fork, hard, cord, more, are, start, and sports.

We're busy working on many more spelling units. We'll get them uploaded to the site as soon as we can.

If you're looking for more 2nd grade units, you can always pull them from our OLD 2nd grade spelling curriculum. (See link below.)

Holiday Spelling Units
Thanksgiving Unit (Level B)

Included on this holiday word list are the words dinner, turkey, pie, roll, family, beans, plate, fork, thank, knife, food, butter, and potato.

Old Spelling Series
(Grade 2)
Grade 2 Spelling Series (Old)

This is the older version of our second grade (Level B) spelling series. There are thirty phonics-based lists, and some holiday lists. Each one has about three worksheets.