Spelling Words

Spelling Word Outline:

~The spelling words are written in your child's Spelling notebooks on Monday in class.

~Monday - Wednesday they will be assigned spelling homework to be completed and handed in.

~The spelling words are derived from their Journey's textbooks and woven into their Journey's practice books.

~Every Friday they will be tested on their spelling words.

**Below is the full list for the year of your child's spelling words categorized by each unit and lesson.



*Unit 1 Lesson 1 Spelling Test:*
9.15.17*

*Their first test will count as a practice test only*
*This lesson focuses on the "short vowel" sounds*

1. crop
2. plan
3. thing
4. smell
5. shut
6. sticky
7. spent
8. lunch
9. pumpkin
10. clock
11. gift
12. class

13. skip
14. swing
15. next
16. hug

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. hospital

2. fantastic


*Unit 1 Lesson 2 Spelling Test: *9.22.17*
*This lesson focuses on the long vowel sounds*

1. spoke
2. mile
3. save
4. excuse
5. cone
6. invite
7. cube
8. price
9. erase
10. ripe
11. broke
12. flame

13. life
14. rule
15. these
16. those


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. surprise
2. decide



*Unit 1 Lesson 3 Spelling Test: *9.29.17*
*This lesson focuses on vowel pairs*

1. lay
2. reveal
3. trail
4. sweet
5. dream
6. today
7. seem
8. tea
9. treat
10. afraid
11. leave
12. bait

13. screen
14. speed
15. paint
16. please

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. yesterday
2. explain


*Unit 1 Lesson 4 Spelling Test: *10.6.17*
*This lesson focuses on long o spelled -oa, -ow

1. load
2. open
3. told
4. yellow
5. soak
6. shadow
7. foam
8. follow

9. glow
10. sold
11. window
12. coach
13. almost
14. throat
15. cold
16. most

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. tomorrow
2. sailboats


*Unit 1 Lesson 5 Spelling Test:*10.20.17*
*This lesson focuses on the long i  spelled -i, -ie, -igh

1. slight
2. mild
3. sight
4. pie
5. mind
6. tie
7. pilot
8. might

9. lie
10. tight
11. blind
12. fight
13. die
14. midnight
15. find
16. night


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. silent
2. frightening



*Unit 2 Lesson 6 Spelling Test:*10.27.17*
*This lesson focuses on short and long vowels

1. math
2. toast
3. easy
4. socks
5. Friday
6. stuff
7. paid
8. cheese

9. June
10. elbow
11. program
12. shiny
13. piles
14. sticky
15. each
16. both


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. comb
2. holiday


*Unit 2 Lesson 7 Spelling Test:*11.3.17*
*This lesson focuses on multi-syllable words with three-letter clusters thr-, scr-, str-, and spr-

1. three
2. scrap
3. street
4. spring

5. thrill
6. scream
7. strange
8. throw

9. string
10. scrape
11. spray
12. threw
13. strong
14. scratch
15. think
16. they


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. straight
2. scramble



*Unit 2 Lesson 8 Spelling Test:*11.9.17*
*This lesson focuses on the silent letters kn , wr

1. itch
2. wreck
3. knee
4. patch
5. wrap
6. knot
7. watch
8. knife

9. stretch
10. write
11. knew
12. knock
13. match
14. wrong
15. know
16. catch

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. wrinkle
2. knuckle


*Unit 2 Lesson 9 Spelling Test:*11.17.17*
*This lesson focuses on the vowel diphthongs -ow and -ou*

1. clown
2. round
3. bow
4. cloud
5. power
6. crown
7. thousand
8. crowd

9. sound
10. count
11. powder
12. blouse
13. frown
14. pound
15. house
16. found

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. mountain
2. coward



*Unit 2, Lesson 10 Spelling Test:*12.1.17*
*This lesson focuses on the vowel sound in talk 

1. talk
2. cross
3. awful
4. law
5. cloth
6. cost
7. crawl
8. chalk

9. also
10. raw
11. salt
12. wall
13. lawn
14. always
15. soft
16. small

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. often
2. strawberry



*Unit 3, Lesson 11 Spelling Test:*12.8.17*
*This lesson focuses on the vowel sound in joy

1. joy
2. point
3. voice
4. join
5. oil
6. coin
7. noise
8. spoil

9. toy
10. joint
11. boy
12. soil
13. choice
14. boil
15. come
16. are


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. poison
2. destroy


*Unit 3, Lesson 12 Spelling Test:*12.15.17*
*This lesson focuses on homophones

1. hole
2. whole
3. its
4. it's
5. hear

6. here
7. won
8. one

9. our
10. hour
11. their
12. there
13. fur
14. fir
15. rode
16. road


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. piece
2. peace


*Unit 3, Lesson 13 Spelling Test:*

1. I'd
2. he's
3. haven't
4. doesn't
5. let's

6. there's
7. wouldn't
8. what's

9. she's
10. aren't
11. hasn't
12. couldn't
13. he'd
14. they're
15. can't
16. isn't

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. we're
2. weren't



*Unit 3, Lesson 14 Spelling Test:*

1. horse
2. mark
3. storm
4. market
5. acorn
6. artist
7. March
8. north

9. barking
10. stork
11. thorn
12. forest
13. chore
14. restore
15. dark
16. story

*Bonus/Challenge*

1. partner
2. fortune

*Unit 3, Lesson 15 Spelling Test:*

1. nurse
2. work
3. shirt
4. hurt
5. first
6. word
7. serve
8. curly

9. dirt
10. third
11. worry
12. turn
13. stir
14. firm
15. her
16. girl


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. perfect
2. hamburger



*Unit 4, Lesson 16 Spelling Test:*

1. air
2. wear
3. chair
4. stairs

5. bare
6. bear
7. hair
8. care

9. pear
10. pair
11. share
12. near
13. ear
14. beard
15. buy
16. year


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. earring
2. compare


*Unit 4, Lesson 17 Spelling Test:*

1. age
2. space
3. change
4. jawbone
5. jacket
6. giant
7. pencil
8. circle
9. once
10. large
11. dance
12. jeans
13. bounce
14. huge
15. nice
16. place 


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. excited
2. gigantic

*Unit 4, Lesson 18 Spelling Test:*

1. shark
2. check
3. queen
4. circus
5. flake
6. crack

7. second
8. squeeze
9. quart
10. squeak
11. quick
12. coldest
13. Africa
 

14. Mexico

15. black
16. thank


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. correct
2. question

*Unit 4, Lesson 19 Spelling Test:*

1. mood
2. wooden
3. drew
4. smooth
5. blue
6. balloon
7. true
8. crooked
9. chew

10. tooth
11. hooves
12. cool
13. food

14. pooch

15. blew
16. foot


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. loose
2. jewel

*Unit 4, Lesson 20 Spelling Test:*

1. birthday
2. anyone
3. sometimes
4. everything
5. homework
6. afternoon
7. airplane
8. grandmother
9. something
10. without
11. himself
12. faraway
13. sunburned
14. daylight
15. someone
16. cannot


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. scorekeeper
2. everybody



*Unit 5, Lesson 21 Spelling Test:*

1. coming
2. swimming
3. changing
4. tapping
5. dropping
6. stared
7. planned 
8. loved
9. joking
10. taping
11. invited
12. saving
13. tasted
14. gripping
15. making
16. stopped


*Bonus/Challenge*

1. freezing
2. scared



*Unit 5, Lesson 22 Spelling Test:*


1. cities
2. cried
3. puppies
4. hurried
5. stories
6. flies
7. parties
8. tried
9. pennies
10. fried
11. carried
12. babies
13. spied
14. ponies
15. pretty
16. very


*Bonus Words*

1. countries
2. libraries



*Unit 5, Lesson 23 Spelling Test:*

1. singer
2. loudly
3. joyful
4. teacher
5. fighter
6. closely
7. powerful
8. farmer
9. quickly

10. careful

11. friendly
12. speaker
13. wonderful
14. truly
15. hopeful
16. safely


*Bonus Words*

1. listener
2.  calmly



*Unit 5, Lesson 24 Spelling Test:*

1. unfold
2. rejoin
3. untie
4. reheat
5. unfair
6. unclear
7. repaid
8. rewrite
9. unhurt
10. unlucky
11. unwrap
12. reuse
13. unsure
14. reread
15. unsafe
16. recheck


*Bonus Words*

1. unbuckle
2. unknown


*Unit 5, Lesson 25 Spelling Test:*

1. painless
2. sickness
3. sadness
4. helpless
5. thankless
6. kindness
7. hopeless
8. darkness
9. fearless
10. thickness
11. careless

12. goodness
13. spotless

14. softness
15. useful
16. weakly



*Bonus Words*

1. breathless
2. eagerness


*Unit 6, Lesson 26 Spelling Test:*

1. person
2. helmet
3. until
4. carpet
5. Monday
6. enjoy
7. forget
8. problem
9. Sunday
10. garden
11. order
12. mistake
13. umpire
14. herself
15. after
16. under


*Bonus Words*

1. expect
2. wisdom



*Unit 6, Lesson 27 Spelling Test:*

1. jelly
2. bottom
3. pillow
4. happen

5. butter
6. lesson
7. cherry
8. sudden
9. arrow
10. dollar
11. hello
12. rabbit 
13. letter
14. button
15. funny
16. better


*Bonus Words*

1. stubborn
2. mirror