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Spelling Words
Due Date: 8/16/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have a short vowel sound in the first syllable.  They will have a pattern of v(vowel)c(consonant)cv.

admire

magnet

contest

method

custom

rally

soccer

engine

sudden

finger

accident

mitten

intend

fabric

flatten

rascal

gutter

mammal

happen

cannon

Challenge Words

dungeon

magnify

festival

thunderstorm

injury



Spelling Words
Due Date: 5/10/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have the suffixes -less, -ment, or -ness.  Add to most words, the base words will stay the same.

countless

payment

goodness

fairness

hopeless

treatment

statement

breathless

restless

enjoyment

pavement

flawless

tireless

amazement

amusement

greatness

punishment

timeless

needless

painless

CHALLENGE WORDS

announcement

appointment

requirement

awkwardness

expressionless



Spelling Words
Due Date: 5/3/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have prefixes.  When prefixes mis-, non-, and re- are added to base words, the spelling of the base word does not change.

misplace

nonsense

reread

misfortune

remove

mishandle

nonstop

recover

reseal

misbehavior

reunion

nonfiction

rebound

mistreat

readjust

misprint

nonprofit

nonstick

misquote

CHALLENGE WORDS

misinterpret

mispronounce

noncommittal

reconstruct

reorganize



Spelling Words
Due Date: 4/12/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have a schwa sound.  In many words, the vowel sound gives no clue to its spelling:  science, iron, Canada.  That vowel sound is a schwa.

stomach

memory

Canada

element

mystery

science

remember

forget

suppose

iron

gravel

difficult

fortune

giant

architect

normal

notify

privilege

cement

yesterday

CHALLENGE WORDS

ridiculous

syllable

magnificent

asparagus

cinnamon



Spelling Words
Due Date: 4/4/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

All of our words will have related spellings in them.  Related words often have parts that are spelled the same, but pronounced differently.

please

pleasant

breath

breathe

image

imagine

product

production

heal

health

triple

triplet

relate

relative

meter

metric

compose

composition

crumb

crumble

CHALLENGE WORDS

origin

original

academy

academic

inspire

inspiration



Spelling Words
Due Date: 3/22/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have Latin roots.  The Latin root dic means "speak", loc means "place", port means "carry", and rupt means "break".

dictionary

abrupt

predict

import

locally

verdict

locate

portable

transport

bankrupt

dictate

location

erupt

passport

export

contradict

rupture

interrupt

disrupt

dislocate

Challenge Words

vindictive

portfolio

jurisdiction

corruption

interruption



Spelling Words
Due Date: 3/15/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have Greek word parts.  The Greek word part phon means "sound", graph means "write", meter means "measure", scop means "see", and micro means "small".

telephone

biography

telescope

photograph

microwave

diameter

barometer

microscope

headphones

microphone

autograph

microchip

telegraph

perimeter

paragraph

phonics

symphony

saxophone

periscope

megaphone

CHALLENGE WORDS

stethoscope

xylophone

cacophony

microorganism

microbe



Spelling Words
Due Date: 3/8/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have syllable patterns v/cv and vc/v.  When the vowel sound in the first syllable is long, divide the word after the vowel:  lo cal.  When the vowel sound in the first syllable is short, divide the word after the consonant:  hon or

basic

vacant

secret

honor

local

novel

olive

tiger

spinach

second

donate

locust

beware

emotion

cabin

tripod

dragon

habit

tribute

lizard

CHALLENGE WORDS

icicles

lemonade

momentum

economy

isosceles



Spelling Words
Due Date: 2/8/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will be multisyllabic.  When spelling words with many syllables, look carefully at each word part.

reaction

prerecorded                                We will use these words for a final test on Tuesday. 

incorrectly

incredibly

disobedient

disagreeable

refreshment

unbreakable

declaration

retirement

misdialed

undefined

unhappily

watchfully

gleefully

sportsmanship

repayment

questionable

displacement

midshipman

CHALLENGE WORDS

multicultural

universally

understatement

outlandish

inflammable



Spelling Words
Due Date: 2/1/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have a prefix.  We are concentrating on un, dis, and in

distrust

uncertain

incomplete

unlikely

unfair

discontinue

unaware

disorder

discount

indirect

unopened

disrespect

unimportant

unlisted

disrepair

inability

disapprove

unsolved

disobey

unsuspecting

Challenge Words

disintegrate

disillusioned

unconscious

unappetizing

intolerant

 



Spelling Words
Due Date: 1/18/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have a final er and ar spelling

brother

together

dinner

popular

center

calendar

similar

regular

summer

clever

supper

pitcher

filter

hangar

never

shelter

cellar

caterpillar

theater

deliver

CHALLENGE WORDS

character

singular

receiver

spectacular

binocular



Spelling Words
Due Date: 1/18/2019
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have the consonant sound of /j/, /ks/, and /kw/   The pre-test will be on Thursday and the final if needed, will be on Friday.  If we should have any weather related days, these same words will go on to the next week.

village

except

explain

quick

charge

bridge

knowledge

question

equal

queen

excited

expect

Texas

fudge

excellent

exercise

quart

liquid

quilt

expert

CHALLENGE WORDS

expedition

aquarium

inquire

frequent

advantage



Spelling Words
Due Date: 12/14/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

We will not have any spelling words until we come back from Christmas.



Spelling Words
Due Date: 12/7/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will be compound words.  We will be talking about what compound means, and the meaning of all the different words.

watermelon

homemade

understand

sometimes

shoelace

highway

upstairs

thunderstorm

shortcut

doorbell

jellyfish

touchdown

campfire

skateboard

anyway

fireworks

haircut

loudspeaker

laptop

flashlight

CHALLENGE WORDS

masterpiece

stomachache

cliffhanger

sweatshirt

afterthought



Spelling Words
Due Date: 11/30/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have the vowel sound in shout

however

mountain

mound

scout

shout

couch

towel

ounce

coward

outdoors

flowerpot

scowl

browse

announce

hound

trout

drowsy

grouch

eyebrow

boundary

CHALLENGE WORDS

cauliflower

foundation

surround

allowance

counselor



Spelling Words
Due Date: 11/16/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have ed and ing endings

watched

watching

danced

dancing

studied

studying

stopped

stopping

dried

drying

happened

happening

noticed

noticing

robbed 

robbing

slipped

slipping

hurried

hurrying

CHALLENGE WORDS

answered

answering

magnified

magnifying

interfered

interfering



Spelling Words
Due Date: 11/9/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have ear, ir, our, and ur spellings.

return

courage

surface

purpose

first

turkey

heard

early

turtle

birthday

journal

courtesy

nourish

purse

furniture

search

curtain

burrow

hamburger

survey

Challenge Words

turquoise

absurd

furthermore

flourish

nourishment



Spelling Words
Due Date: 11/2/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words will have consonant pairs of ng, nk, ph, wh.  These consonants will either blend together or they are said as one sound.

Thanksgiving

among

think

blank

graph

young

wheel

nephew

belong

whiskers

whisper

elephant

white

shrink

wharf

trunk

strong

blink

chunk

skunk

Challenge Words

strengthen

bankrupt

phantom

whimsical

whatever



Spelling Words
Due Date: 10/26/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have ar and or spellings.

morning

forest

garbage

form

alarm

corner

story

argue

backyard

start

partner

storm

Florida

apartment

sport

force

forward

sharp

garden

Arkansas

Challenge Words

departure

margarine

informative

snorkel

carnation



Spelling Words
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will be irregular plurals.

videos

teeth

potatoes

themselves

lives

leaves

cliffs

roofs

halves

moose

radios

sheep

cuffs

beliefs

patios

banjos

tornadoes

tomatoes

hoofs

loaves

Challenge Words

portfolios

embargoes

handkerchiefs

calves

lassoes



Spelling Words
Due Date: 10/5/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

With our spelling words this week, we will learn how to add s or es to words

monkeys

friends

plays

supplies

taxes

holidays

months

companies

costumes

sandwiches

hobbies

daisies

delays

scratches

counties

teammates

memories

bunches

batteries

donkeys

Challenge Words

eyelashes

ambulances

trophies

secretaries

inventories 



Spelling Words
Due Date: 9/28/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have a long u sound.  

usual

huge

flute

mood

smooth

threw

afternoon

scooter

juice

cruise

truth

bruise

cruel

excuse

pupil

groove

confuse

humor

duty

curfew 

Challenge Words

influence

aluminum

nutrition

accumulate

igloo



Spelling Words
Due Date: 9/21/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words will have a long e sound this week.  All of the words will have an ie, ey, or y. 

prairie

calorie

honey

valley

money

finally

movie

country

empty

city

rookie

hockey

collie

breezy

jury

balcony

steady

alley

trolley

misty

Challenge Words

frequency

parsley

journey

chimney

attorney



Spelling Words
Due Date: 9/14/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have a long e and long o sound.

sweet

each

three

least

freedom

below

throat

float

foam

flown

greet

season

croak

shallow

eagle

indeed

rainbow

grown

seaweed

hollow

Challenge Words

Halloween

speedometer

underneath

seacoast

cocoa



Spelling Words
Due Date: 8/31/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our spelling words this week will have a long a and i vowel sound.  

sigh

right

weigh

eight

detail

height

spray

braid

bait

grain

slight

thigh

tight

raisin

trait

highway

frighten

dismay

freight

sleigh

Challenge Words

eighteen

mayonnaise

campaign

daylight

twilight

 



Spelling Words
Due Date: 1/11/2018
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our words this week will have a final le, al, and en spelling.

chicken

eleven

given

jungle

national

several

natural

needle

single

citizen

threaten

diagonal

paddle

animal

spiral

marble

oval

mumble

tangle

frighten

CHALLENGE WORDS

strengthen

knuckle

individual

cubicle

three-dimensional