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Spelling Theme Unit: Social Studies

This fifth grade spelling unit is all about social studies! Check out the words you'll be spelling this week: soldier, Washington D.C., colonist, railroad, Star Spangled Banner, archaeology, American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, Lake Ontario, Hoover Dam, geography, immigration, president, Appalachian Mountains, Mississippi River, Constitution, Mt. Rushmore, capitalism, hemisphere, Thomas Jefferson, Civil War, historical, Industrial Revolution, pioneer, and republic.

5th Grade Spelling Worksheets - Social Studies Words

Spelling List

Here are the words on your social studies themed spelling list: soldier, American Revolution, archaeology, Star Spangled Banner, historical, Industrial Revolution, capitalism, president, Mt. Rushmore, Mississippi River, Civil War, republic, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Appalachian Mountains, Thomas Jefferson, geography, pioneer, Hoover Dam, Washington D.C., railroad, immigration, Lake Ontario, hemisphere, and colonist.
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Worksheets and Activities

Here is a fun activity your students can do to practice their spelling words. Exercises include phonics questions, writing a spelling word for the given definition, completing the sentence, and more. An 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.
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Can you unscramble each spelling word in this printable spelling activity?
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Write each of your spelling words two times for extra practice.
5th Grade
This spelling worksheet is a typing activity that has students typing out a sentence for each of the twelve social studies-themed words listed in the box. Words include: immigration, geography, historical, soldier, Constitution, pioneer, and hemisphere.
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Printable flashcards you can use with this special social studies-themed spelling unit for fifth grade.
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ABC Order

Students will rewrite each group of spelling words so they appear in alphabetical order. An answer key is included.
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Cut out each of your spelling words and glue them to the printable table provided. All your spelling words should be in alphabetical order when you're finished.
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Write out your complete list of spelling words so that they are in alphabetical order!
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Spelling Test

Here's a handy spelling test template that you can print and use with this week's spelling unit.
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Here is a list of 25 sentences you can read aloud to your students during their spelling test. Each sentence contains one social studies-themed spelling word.
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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.
5th Grade

See Also:

Complete 5th Grade Spelling Series

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

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