5th Grade Spelling List E-16

Homophones are the focus for unit 16. Homophones are pairs of words that sound alike, but have different pronunciations and meanings.

E-16 word list: Witch-which; petal-peddle; hole-whole; bear-bare; piece-peace; flower-flour; whether-weather; plain-plane; steal-steel.

Spelling List
Homophones are the topic of this week's spelling list. Witch, which; whole, hole; whether, weather; plain, plane; petal, peddle; bear, bare; night; knight; flower, flour; piece, peace.
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Answer questions about this week's spelling words. Determine which spelling word belongs with which definition. Unscramble the spelling words. Fill in the missing letters. Complete the sentences. Answer bonus questions. Answer key is included.
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Students will circle the spelling word in each sentence. If the word is spelled incorrectly, they will spell it correctly on the line provided. An answer key is included.
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Each of this week's spelling words in all scrambled up. Unscramble the letters.
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In their best handwriting, students write each pair of homophones two times.
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Kids make their own word-find puzzle. After creating the puzzles, they exchange papers with their classmates and solve.
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Hunt for your spelling words in the puzzle.
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Flashcards
Learning to spell is fun when you're playing spelling games with flashcards.
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Alphabetical Order
Your spelling words are set apart in groups. Arrange each group of words in alphabetical order. Answer key is included.
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Write all spelling words, including review and challenge words, in alphabetical order. Start with the word appointment and end with the word witch.
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With scissors, students will cut apart the spelling words. Then use glue or tape to attach them to the worksheet in alphabetical order.
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Spelling Test
This spelling test page has a picture of a witch on the top. Students write homophones (like which/which; whole/hole) on the lines as their teacher reads them aloud.
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Here is a list of 25 sentences that contain the words for this unit's spelling test. Read them aloud to your students during their spelling test.
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Master Word Lists
All of the word lists for 5th grade (Level E) spelling units can be found here.
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See also:
Spelling Unit E-17

Word list includes: attacked, awoke, became, belonged, bought, caught, chatted, delayed, managed, preferred, puzzled, repaired, shook, signed, studied, traveled, understood, visited, withdrew, and wrapped. These words are past tense verbs.

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Homophone Worksheets

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