2nd Grade Spelling List B-1

This is unit 1 of 30 in the 2nd grade STW spelling series. This is a phonics-based spelling series created by experienced elementary school reading teachers.

The words in this unit have the short-a vowel sound. There are 10 spelling words, plus 3 sight words, plus 2 star words. Word list includes: bats, sat, has, grab, ran, flat, as, plan, last, can. Star words are grandma and grandpa.

Spelling List
Spelling list B-1 has the short-a words, including bats, has, can, grab, flat, ran, sat, plan, as, and last. There are also three sight words: would, could, and said. And there are two star words: grandpa and grandma.
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Fill in the blanks. Write the missing short-a word from the box to complete each sentence.
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The words in the sentences are not in order. Your students can rearrange the words to make complete sentences. Each sentence has 1 or 2 spelling words in it.
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The letters that make up each spelling word are all scrambled up. Students will unscramble each and write the words on the lines.
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Write each short-a spelling two times each on the primary-ruled lines. This activity makes an excellent cursive or printing penmanship exercise.
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Students will practice typing their spelling words using a word processor (such as GoogleDocs or Microsoft Word) and this printable typing activity.
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Flashcards, Word Wheel, and Slider
Use this set of flashcards to practice this week's spelling words. These printable flashcards are great for review and study time.
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Print this document of heavy card stock. Cut out the wheels and attach them with a paper fastener. Then use the word wheel to play a spelling game.
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Students can practice reading their spelling words from Unit B-1 with this pirate-themed word slider. (Color version available via ALT button below.)
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ABC Order
On this worksheet, spelling words are clustered into groups of 2, 3, and 4 words. Students must write each word group in alphabetical order.
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Neatly write all 10 spelling words in alphabetical order.
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Cut out the short-a spelling words. Arrange them in ABC order at the top of the page. Then affix them to the page with glue.
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Spelling Test
Here's a sheet of paper with primary-ruled lines for students to use when taking their spelling test. Includes a picture of bats in the upper right.
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Read these sentences when giving your end-of-week spelling assessment.
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Master List
This file contains the master word list for all 30 units in the STW 2nd grade spelling series.
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See also:
Spelling Unit B-2

Here's the next unit in the series. List includes: wet, end, yes, else, legs, pen, went, left, sent, and rest.

Second Grade Spelling Series

From here you can jump to any unit in the Grade 2 spelling curriculum.

Short-a Worksheets

Learn about short-a and long-a vowel sounds with these printable games and worksheets.