Christmas & Winter Spelling Unit (Grade 3)

This is our 3rd grade Christmas & Winter spelling unit. Below you'll find PDFs with a word list, ABC order worksheets, puzzles, and flashcards.

Word list includes: snowman, Christmas, angel, reindeer, candle, merry, elf, wreath, winter, snowflakes, carols, sleigh, lights, Santa, and holly.

Spelling List
This list features the words snowman, winter, Santa, sleigh, reindeer, lights, elf, wreath, snowflakes, Christmas, carols, holly, angel, merry, and candle.
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Worksheets
Students will circle the spelling word in each sentence in this printable activity. If the spelling word is misspelled, they will write it correctly on the line provided.
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Unscramble the letters in the Christmas and winter-themed words.
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Students neatly write each spelling word two times each.
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Find spelling words hidden in the puzzle. Words can be found diagonally, horizontally, and vertically.
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Challenge kids to make their own word search puzzle. They can hide each of their words on the grid paper horizontally, vertically, and diagonally. Then they have a friend or family member solve the puzzle.
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Practice typing skills by using a word processor with this activity. Students type their spelling words into complete sentences.
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Flashcards and
Word Wheel
Here's a set of twenty printable flashcards with the Christmas and winter-themed spelling words.
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Create a word wheel and use it for small group instruction, peer study sessions, and/or spelling games.
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Alphabetical Order
Re-write each group of words alphabetically. For example, "sleigh, snowman, Santa, snowflakes" is re-written as "Santa, sleigh, snowflakes, snowman."
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Write all words alphabetically, starting with angel and ending with wreath.
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Cut out the spelling words, arrange them alphabetically, and glue them down onto the worksheet.
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Spelling Test
Use this page when administering the spelling assessment at the end of the week.
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Read these sentences aloud when giving your holiday-themed spelling test.
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Master Lists
Here is a PDF file with a master list of all spelling words in our third grade spelling series.
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See also:
Christmas Worksheets

This page has a HUGE selection of Christmas worksheets. Topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, reading comprehension, poems, crafts, and graph art.

3rd Grade Spelling Series

We have 30 phonics-based spelling units for 3rd graders. View them all here.