Spelling

Third Grade Spelling-Unit 2

  • Group A-(Beginning) Short Vowel Words
  • Group B-(Developing) Sight words with the same Phonics Skills aligned with the Weekly Journey lessons
  • Group B-Bonus Words (Group B students who pass the Pretest on Wednesday will be given the Group B Bonus (taken from the Journeys Third Grade list.) Words on Friday.  Those who do not earn 100% on the pretest will be given the regular Group B test on Friday. without the bonus words.]
  • Group C-(Secure) Third Grade Spelling Words from our Journeys Lessons
  • Group C-Bonus C Words Students who pass the Group C Pretest on Wednesday will be given the Group C Bonus Words (Fourth Grade Sight Words) on Friday.  [Those who do not earn 100% on the pretest will be given the regular Group C test on Friday without the bonus words.]
  • I will be putting updated spelling lists in the student binders and on our class website.
  • I will analyze each student's performance after we complete Unit 2 Spelling (in 5 weeks) and reevaluate each student to determine which group would be best for each student..

Lesson 6-Bat Loves The Night

More Short and Long Vowels

Group A-Short "ar" words

Group B

Group B -Bonus Words

Groups C

 

Group C-Bonus Words

car

far

bar

tar

jar

par

afar

star

spar

scar

cake

mine

plate

size

ate

grape

prize

wipe

race

line

pile

rake

 

Review:

gave, bike

 

Challenge:

mistake, while

Friday

cheese

program

comb

holiday

math

toast

easy

socks

Friday

stuff

paid

cheese

June

elbow

program

shiny

 

Review:

each, both

 

Challenge:

comb, holiday

computer

mustard

tissue

customer

attitude

 

 


 

Lesson 7-What Do Illustrators Do?

Letter Clusters

Group A-Short "ad" words

Group B

Group B -Bonus Words

Groups C

 

Group C-Bonus Words

ad

fad

lad

mad

bad

sad

had

pad

tad

grad

dress

spell

class

full

add

neck

stuck

kick

rock

black

trick

doll

 

Review:

will, off

 

Challenge: across, pocket

scream

strange

three

straight

scramble

three

scrap

street

spring

thrill

scream

strange

throw

string

scrape

spray

threw

strong

scratch

 

Review:

think, they

 

Challenge:

straight, scramble

strike

thriller

thrifty

scribble

scrounge

 


 

Lesson 8-The Harvest Birds

Unexpected Consonant Spellings

Group A-Short "ap" words

Group B

Group B -Bonus Words

Groups C

 

Group C-Bonus Words

cap

map

rap

tap

sap

gap

lap

nap

zap

clap

dish

than

chest

such

thin

push

shine

chase

white

while

these

flash

 

Review:

which, then

 

Challenge: catch, thumb

knock

match

wrong

wrinkle

knuckle

itch

wreck

knee

patch

wrap

knot

watch

knife

stretch

write

knew

knock

match

wrong

 

Review:

know, catch

 

Challenge:

wrinkle, knuckle

dispatch

glitch

knowledge

wrapping

wristband

 


 

Lesson 9-Kamishibai Man

Vowel Sound in town

Group A-Short "ag" words

Group B

Group B -Bonus Words

Groups C

 

Group C-Bonus Words

bag

lag

rag

nag

gag

sag

tag

wag

brag

drag

cow

house

town

shout

down

mouse

found

loud

brown

ground

pound

flower

 

Review:

out, now

 

Challenge: towel, pounce

thousand

frown

pound

mountain

coward

clown

round

bow

cloud

power

crown

thousand

crowd

sound

count

powder

blouse

frown

pound

 

Review:

house, found

 

Challenge:

mountain, coward

aloud

howl

browse

doubt

amount

 

 


 

Lesson 10 - Young Thomas Edison

Vowel Sound in talk

Group A-Short "am" words

Group B

Group B -Bonus Words

Groups C

 

Group C-Bonus Words

jam

ham

ram

tam

yam

cram

clam

lamp

camp

damp

tall

saw

dog

draw

call

fall

soft

paw

ball

yawn

log

small

 

Review:

all, walk

 

Challenge: awful, wallpaper

awful

always

chalk

often

strawberry

talk

cross

awful

law

cloth

cost

crawl

chalk

also

raw

salt

wall

lawn

always

 

Review:

soft, small

 

Challenge:

often, strawberry

applause

because

sausage

chalkboard

August