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Sixth Grade Spelling List F-23

The 23rd list in grade 6 series looks at -er, -or, and the rarer -ar as agency-granting suffixes. Full word list: inspector, borrower, commentator, qualifier, adventurer, choreographer, coordinator, burglar, foreigner, admirer, juror, professor, collaborator, broadcaster, contractor, contender, registrar, customer, gladiator, commuter; challenge words benefactor, counterfeiter; review words announcements, attachment, appropriate.
6th Grade Spelling Unit: -er, -or- -ir

Spelling List

In this spelling unit, students will study words with the suffixes -ar, -or, -er. This word list includes an activity where students will underline the suffix in each word and write the definition for each word.
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Worksheets and Puzzles

This printable activity has many different questions exploring this unit's spelling words. Unscramble spelling words, write the spelling words for a given definition, and more.
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Is contender spelled correctly on this worksheet? What about collaborator and broadcaster? Find all 25 spelling words and check to see if they are spelled correctly or incorrectly.
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Print out this fun crossword puzzle to practice spelling words for this unit. Solve twenty clues to fill in the blanks.
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See if your students can decipher all 25 mixed-up words on this printout!
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Find hidden words such as announcement, inspector, and customer on this word search activity.
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Practice words ending with the suffixes -ar, -er, and -or. Writing each spelling word two times will help students remember spelling patterns for this week's words.
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This typing activity is perfect for practicing both typing and spelling skills. Type 12 sentences using 12 given spelling words.
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These flashcards can be used in many different ways to practice this week's spelling words.
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Alphabetical Order

Practice both your alphabetizing and spelling skills! Rearrange each group of five words in ABC order.
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Reorganize all 25 spelling words in alphabetical order on this printout. Pay close attention to words such as commuter and commentator - which one comes first?
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Cut out the 20 spelling words on the bottom of this page. Then rearrange the into ABC order and glue them on the top half of the paper.
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Spelling Test

Print and make copies of this spelling test template for each of your students. Complete with a picture of an inspector and 25 lines for writing each word.
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Print out this sheet as a companion to the above spelling test. This sheet is perfect for teachers giving this week's spelling test.
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Master Lists

View our full collection of sixth grade spelling lists in one document.
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See also:
Spelling Unit F-24

Tourist, earliest, journalist, healthiest, receptionist, busiest, optimist, and prettiest might sound similar, but their suffixes are distinct. Use the worksheets in List 24 to spell them with ease!

6th Grade Spelling (Main Index)

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