Practice Words

Sitton Spelling

 

In third grade we use the Sitton Spelling Program.  Students will learn three concepts each unit and be tested on words that follow these concepts. 

Unit 2 Words

below

saw

something

thought

both

while

along

never

should

between

every

number

different

here

another

write

went

such


Unit 3 Words

few those always show large both
below might along next found every
again away came come same where
Future Units:

 

Unit 4 Words

often together asked house don't always
thought below while along should every
went again does must think where

 

Unit 5 Words


world going want school important often
asked those always thought below while
along next should because through where

 



Unit 6

  Words to Study

which, their, more, first, because, again, went, great,

always, want, important, until, form, food, keep, children

 Concept One: Frequent spelling patterns for long e are e, ea, ee, and y.

Concept Two: When h follows c, s, t, or w, the combination stands for a new sound.

Concept Three:  Words are easier to spell when each word part is spelled separately.

 

Unit 7

  Words to Study

from, their, could, been, its, too, around, different,

home, large, form, feet, land, side, without, boy(s)

 

 Concept One: Spelling patterns for /oi/ are oi and oy.

Concept Two: A compound word is a combination of two or more words.

Concept Three:  A suffix is a letter or letters added to the end of a word.


Unit 8

  Words to Study

there, these, find, little, know, another, left, something,

thought, house, without, once, animal, life, enough, took

 

 Concept One: Some sounds are spelled more than one way.

Concept Two: Spelling patterns for /s/ are s, ss, ce, ci, and cy.

Concept Three:  Words are easier to spell when each word part is spelled separately.

 

Unit 9

  Words to Study

were, there, been, use, long, also, around, air,

might, show, large, often, took, four, head, above, kind, began

 

 Concept One: Spelling patterns for long i are y, igh, ind, i, and i_e.

Concept Two: Some sounds are spelled more than one way.

Concept Three:  Words are easier to spell when each word part is spelled separately.

Concept 4:  Spelling patterns for /k/ are c, k, ck, qu, and ch.


Unit 10

  Words to Study

there, first, through, new, too, another, because, different,

off, always, without, life, head, almost, live, page, got, earth 

 

 Concept One: Frequent spelling patterns for /j/ are j, ge, gi, and gy.

Frequent spelling patterns for /s/ are s, ss, ce, ci, and cy.

Concept Two:  Frequent spelling patterns for /o/ are o, al, au, and aw.

Concept Three:  Homographs are words that have the same spelling but have different meanings and pronunciations.

Concept Four:  A prefix is a letter or letters added to the beginning of a word.

 

Unit 11

  Words to Study

they, there, your, could, than, again, something, through,

don't, want, school, important, once, enough, need, far, hand, high, year

 

 Concept One: Some words have silent letters.

Concept Two: A vowel followed by r stands for a new sound.

Concept Three:  Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings.


Unit 12

mother light country father let there
first people write around again house
through world without almost they once

 

Unit 13

night picture being study second might
something they which would where every
should again know enough began begin

 


Unit 14

soon story since white ever above
country almost year those while until
enough picture study once without want

 

Unit 15

paper hard near sentence better hand
once side since being need children
keep important going often sound while

 

Unit 16

best across during today however since
better soon second page hand night
animal took keep form asked thought

 

Unit 17

sure knew it's try told year
once feet ever hard kind almost
going those always might show keep

 

 

Unit 18

young sun thing whole hear began
almost during story light knew sure
however while because thought until found

 

Unit 19

example heard several change answer whole
young sure today near since picture
being page enough without people between

 

Unit 20

room sea against top turned several
answer knew sure during change story
since above almost began today however

Go to Spelling City  to practice "Third Grade Tested Words" for Spelling Tests or "Vocabulary Words" for the Story of the week.  You can learn the words, get tested on the words or just play games with the words.  =)

No Excuse Words

above family inside paper thing
across far keep picture those
add father kind plants though
against far knew play thought
ago farther land point today
almost feet large really together
along few learn red told
always fish learned remember

took

American five let room toward
animal food life run true
answer form light sad try
asked four live saw turn
became front lived school United States
before gave living sea until
began going might second upon
being got money seen usually
below ground morning sentence want
best group mother several water
better half move short while
black hand near short white
body hard need show whole
book head next side without
both hear night since world
boy heard nothing something year
brought high number soon young
car himself often sound  
change house once space  
children however open story  
city idea order sturdy  
face important page table