Spelling Worksheets and Printables

Our spelling worksheets offer a wide variety of spelling activities, from drills for young kids just learning how to spell to exercises for older kids working on more complex word structures. Exercises include letter rolls, vocabulary building, plurals practice, and more. We even cover more challenging topics such as the silent e and when to use "its" vs. "it's", which are often mixed up. Our grammar worksheets are another good resource to help kids improve their writing skills.
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Long 'o' Sound Long "o" Sound In this worksheet, choose words from the box to complete each sentence.
Practicing Diphthongs: 'Oo' Practicing Diphthongs: "Oo" Practice phonics with this activity about vowel diphthongs.
Presto Change-o! Presto Change-o! To complete this worksheet your child will need to look at the word given on the page, and then figure out what letter must be changed to make a new word.
Thanksgiving Words Thanksgiving Words Help your first grader practice his writing skills and learn about Thanksgiving too, with this fun and colorful worksheet all about our most thankful holiday.
Silent 'e' Word Play Silent "e" Word Play Help your first grader practice writing and sounding out silent "e" words with this helpful worksheet.
Month of January Month of January This word scramble can be played alone and involves educated guessing.
Have fun with prefixes and suffixes with these worksheets. Kids will build their vocabulary and reading skills with these prefix and suffix worksheets.
Prefix and Suffix Worksheets for Fourth Grade Students Have fun with prefixes and suffixes with these worksheets.
Capitalization Rules: Sentences Capitalization Rules: Sentences Help your second grader get a handle on the rules of capitalization by correcting the capitalization in a short paragraph.
States in Alphabetical Order States in Alphabetical Order Challenge your third grader to put all 50 states in alphabetical order, and brush up on U.S.
Math Coordinates Cats Math Coordinates Cats These adorable kittens are completely lost!
Prefix Practice Prefix Practice Get some prefix practice with this worksheet that focuses on making new words with common prefixes: dis-, re-, and un-.
Find the Misspelled Words Find the Misspelled Words Sharpen your student's eye for proofreading with this quick spelling quiz.
Word Play Word Play Does your kid like to tinker with words? Here's a game she'll love.
Long 'i' Sound Long "i" Sound These sentences are each missing a word, and each missing word has the long "i" sound!
Correct the Spelling Correct the Spelling Third graders get to play teacher as they correct Bobby's and Janet's spelling tests, and test their own spelling savvy as they go.
Spelling Practice Spelling Practice Is it resess or recess? This worksheet helps kids get spelling practice.
Our spelling worksheets offer a wide variety of spelling activities, from drills for young kids just learning how to spell to exercises for older kids working on more complex word structures. Exercises include letter rolls, vocabulary building, plurals practice, and more. We even cover more challenging topics such as the silent e and when to use "its" vs. "it's", which are often mixed up. Our grammar worksheets are another good resource to help kids improve their writing skills.

Tips for Teaching Spelling

Let's face it: Spelling can trick even the most literary adults at times. In today's tech age, where writers rely heavily on auto-correct and spell-check, good spelling is an uphill battle. However, a natural understanding of common spelling conventions is an important skills for early writers. Here are a few ways you can encourage good spelling in your child:

  • Host a game night with board games that require solid spelling skills, such as Scrabble or Upwords.
  • Make sure that kids understand the meaning of the words on their spelling list. This context will help kids to decode words and remember their spelling in the future.
  • Read with your child. Contact with printed material is still considered the best way to improve reading fluency and writing skills. When a new word is encountered in a text, make sure to write it down. Later, you and your child can make flash cards with the new words.
  • Let kids put their spelling skills to good use with these writing stories worksheets.