3rd Grade Spelling Unit C-1

This is the very first unit in our 3rd Grade (Level C)STW spelling series. This week, your students will learn to spell words with the long-a and short-a vowel sounds. Word for this week include: mask, stage, batch, eight, wrapped, graph, laugh, trade, they, ramp, flame, chance, magical, grade, crane, station, raise, safety, track, and stamp.

Spelling List
Spelling list C1 has fifteen long-a and short-a words: mask, eight, safety, laugh, wrapped, track, batch, they, grade, stage, trade, chance, graph, raise, and stamp. There are also three review words: ramp, flame, and crane. The two challenge words are: magical and station.
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Worksheets
Each sentence contains one of your spelling words. Circle the spelling word and decide whether it is right or wrong. If spelled incorrectly, spell it correctly on the line provided.
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Use the clues to fill in the horizontal and vertical words on the crossword puzzle.
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On this worksheet, students will unscramble the given letters to make spelling words.
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Try out this word search puzzle! Your spelling words are hidden vertically, horizontally, and diagonally. A solution page is included.
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Students can make their own word search puzzles. They simply write their spelling words on the grid vertically and horizontally. Then fill in the missing letters. They can have a classmate solve the puzzle.
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Write each short-a and long-a spelling word twice. This activity makes as handwriting practice for cursive or printing.
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Use a computer word processor (such as GoogleDocs or Microsoft Word) to type sentences with spelling words in them.
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Flashcards and
Word Wheel
This file has flashcards with all 20 spelling words. Use them for small group instruction, individual study sessions, or classroom games.
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Print out this spelling activity on card stock and have your students play the game with a friend.
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Alphabetical Order
On this worksheet, spelling words are broken up into clusters of four. Students must write each word group in alphabetical order.
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Cut out the word cards and glue them in alphabetical order on the numbered rectangles.
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Write all 20 spelling words in alphabetical order on the page.
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Spelling Test
Students can write their spelling words on this blank test template as the teacher reads them aloud.
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Here is a list of sentences you can read aloud to your students for their spelling test.
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Master Word Lists
This file contains all words in the S.T.W. 3rd grade (Level C) spelling series. There are 30 units, 4 holiday units, and 4 theme units.
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See also:
Spelling Unit C-2

Next week, your students can practice spelling words with the long-e and short-e vowel sounds. List includes: wrench, reading, kept, hello, metal, remember, better, peace, medal, piece, bread, yellow, eggshell, sentence, and peaches.

3rd Grade Spelling Units (Index)

This page will link you to all 30+ units in the 3rd grade spelling series.

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