5th Grade Spelling List E-3

This is List E-3 in our fifth grade spelling series. There are twenty new words, plus three review words from list E-1. There are also two challenge words.

Theme: This week's phonics skill focuses on words that have a long a, or a long e vowel sound. List: skiing, amaze, remain, ashamed, breathe, angrily, ratio, waist, concrete, gracious, remain, nation, believe, complain, reason, niece, between, behave, squeal, evict, and decade.

The majority of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core. Specifically, there is a focus on CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.2d.

Spelling List
This list has twenty-two words with a long a and/or long e sounds. There are also two basic review words (from list E-1) with short vowel sounds.
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Worksheets and Puzzles
Answer the questions about phonics, syllables, and definitions. Also, complete the sentences with words from this week's list.
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Students will identify the spelling word in each sentence. If it is spelled incorrectly, they will write the word with the correct spelling on the line. An answer key is included.
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The words are all mixed up! Will your students be able to unscramble the letters?
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Students practice writing each spelling word twice, in their neatest cursive handwriting.
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This worksheet has a grid for your students' spelling words. They hide the words in the puzzle, fill in the extra spaces with random letters, and have a friend complete the puzzle.
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How many items can your students find in this challenging word hunt puzzle?
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Flashcards
Here are 25 flash cards with unit three spelling words on them. Use them for small group lessons, review games, or learning centers.
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Alphabetical Order
Write each word set in alphabetical order. Words are in groups of five.
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Use your scissors to cut out the spelling word squares. Then arrange them on the numbered rectangles in alphabetical order.
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Write the complete spelling list in alphabetical order.
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Spelling Test
Students can use this blank template for their weekly spelling test.
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This printable page has a sentence for each word in the list. Use it when giving the spelling test.
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Master Word Lists
Here are all 30 word lists in the 5th grade STW spelling series. Also includes holiday lists.
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See Also:
Spelling Unit E-4

List E-4 has more long vowel words. Includes: island, ninety, strike, twilight, rivalry, bowling, trial silent, and cocoa.

5th Grade Spelling

Here's a link to the main index page for the 5th grade spelling units.

Persuasive Writing Activities

This page has a collection of persuasive writing prompts and graphic organizers.