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Sixth Grade Spelling List F-14

Every word in List F-14 can be split into to or three component words. Your kids will learn these twenty-two closed and hyphenated compounds: teammates, nowhere, nevertheless, wherever, spellbinding, mind-blowing, whereas, trailblazer, gentleman, runner-up, undercover, afterthought, benchmark, ourselves, airborne, earthquake, upstream, lightweight, sister-in-law, uproar, handkerchief, wherewithal.
spelling f14 Worksheets

Spelling List

With the exception of the List 12 review words, all words in this list are either closed or hyphenated compounds. Spot which ones are formed from three base words instead of two.
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Worksheets and Puzzles

Use this detailed worksheet to gain a more in-depth understanding of the phonetics and definitions of this week's words.
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Try not to let incorrectly placed hyphens trip you up! Students must circle their words in context, decide if they're correctly spelled, and offer the correct spelling if not.
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Give your students an enjoyable challenge with this crossword puzzle. Hyphens count! Page 2 of the file includes a word bank for reference.
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Spelling words have been put into random order and then have had their letters all mixed up! Students must unscramble all twenty-five.
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Remember your hyphens when spelling your words this week, but you'll have to ignore them for this puzzle. (A helpful note reminds students of this.)
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The only way to learn to spell words is by actually spelling them! This file is perfect for practicing writing all words two times.
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What sentences can your learners come up with for words like afterthought, gentleman, lightweight, and nevertheless? Find out using this typing activity.
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These green flashcards are perfectly sized for holding and quickly flipping through. Make a few sets for the class, or each student can have their own for independent practice.
6th Grade

Alphabetical Order

This file is a great compromise between easy and difficult. It encompasses the whole spelling list, but breaks the words up into manageable groups of five.
6th Grade
This one-page printout has designated lines for each of the 25 spelling words. It's up to students to put them in the correct order from afterthought to wherewithal.
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Rearrange spelling words in ABC order by hand after cutting them out, then paste them in the corresponding numbered boxes.
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Spelling Test

Is the end of the unit just around the corner? Print one copy of this organized test-taking sheet for each student.
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You won't have to think up sentences on the spot if you print up this handy sheet. Word order has been randomized.
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Master Lists

Print off this file to see all of our sixth grade word lists in one spot.
6th Grade
See also:
Spelling Unit F-15

Words in our next unit can prove extra tricky, since they originate from foreign languages. List 15 contains the following loan words and more: sabotage, axolotl, khaki, camouflage, pharaoh, cello, quesadilla, bologna, and tsunami.

6th Grade Spelling (Main Index)

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Compound Words Worksheets

Work in more practice with compound words using the worksheets, word searches, word scrambles, and other activities on this page.

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