Spelling Theme Unit: Science Words

Here is a special fifth grade spelling unit with a science theme. Words in this spelling unit include: scientist, ecosystem, biologist, hypothesis, organism, Albert Einstein, fossil, cellular, laboratory, experiment, genome, oxygen, environment, molecule, atom, electron, Isaac Newton, hydrogen, astronomer, carbon dioxide, energy, graduated cylinder, chemist, microscope, and photosynthesis.

Spelling List
Here is your science-themed spelling list: scientist, ecosystem, chemist, biologist, environment, fossil, microscope, genome, carbon dioxide, cellular, organism, experiment, laboratory, molecule, photosynthesis, electron, astronomer, Isaac Newton, energy, oxygen, hypothesis, atom, Albert Einstein, graduated cylinder, and hydrogen.
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Worksheets and Activities
Here's an activity your students can do to practice their science-themed spelling words. Answer phonics questions, write a spelling word for each definition, unscramble the spelling words, and complete the sentence. An answer key is included.
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Students must circle the spelling word in each sentence and decide whether the word is misspelled. If it is spelled incorrectly, students must write the spelling word correctly on the line provided.
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Challenge your students to find all the spelling words in this word search puzzle. An answer key is included.
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Here is a fun word search activity for your students to work on. Students search for their science-themed spelling words horizontally, vertically, and diagonally. An answer key is included.
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Use this fun activity to make your own word search puzzle! Hide your spelling words in the grid vertically, horizontally, and diagonally, then have a friend solve your puzzle!
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In this printable spelling activity, students will need to unscramble each of their spelling words. An answer key is included.
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Write each word two times.
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Flashcards
Here is a set of printable flashcards you can use with this science-themed fifth grade spelling unit.
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ABC Order
Students will cut out their spelling words and glue them into alphabetical order onto the table provided.
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Students are instructed to put each group of spelling words into alphabetical order.
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Students will write out their full list of spelling words with this printable spelling exercise.
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Spelling Test
Teachers can use this convenient spelling test template along with this unit's spelling resources.
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Here's a handy list of 25 sentences that contain all the spelling words for this science-themed unit. You can read these spelling sentences aloud to your students during their spelling test.
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Master List
This PDF has a complete listing of all words in units 1 through 30 in the STW 5th grade spelling series.
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See Also:
Complete Fifth Grade Spelling Series

This page has links to all 30 Level E (5th grade) spelling units.