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Name _________________________                                                                         Date ______________

Fourth Grade Spelling List 10th Week

Words with schwa


1.       across

2.     alone

3.     among

4.     brother

5.     again

6.     front

7.     banana

8.     appear

9.     compass

10.  pedal

11.   given

12.  heaven

13.  mountain

14.  ocean

15.  cousin

16.  purchase

17.  often

18.  color

Sentences for Dictation

1.         1. I asked my brother to purchase a banana for me.

2.         2. My cousin uses a compass to sail across the ocean.

19.   blisters

20.  catalog

21.   celebrate

22.  impressed

23.  padlock

24.  energetic

25.  script

26.  seedling

Word of the Week

  1. victory








Spelling Strategies

Say a word correctly.

Don’t leave out or mispronounce sounds.

Write the sounds in the correct order.

Think about what the word looks.

Think about how the spelling pattern looks. Write it, look at it, and decide if it looks correct.

Look for small words in spelling words.

Spin-pin, in Cupcake- cup, cake

Pretest: Monday in class, students rewrite each missed spelling word and bring home the quiz with a spelling contract. Remember to practice your Missing words. Ask a friend or relative to read you work to make sure that all words are correct and sentences make sense. Each spelling word must be underlined each time it appears.

Choose 4 activities and complete by Friday:  Circle Add pts.

1. Words Within Words see if you can identify smaller words in yous pelling words. E.g. justice has the

word ice in it.                                                                                                               25                                

2. Consonant Circle, Circle all of the consonants in your words                                     25                                                       

3. Design a code and write any 10 words in the code. Ask a friend to'crack the code'. 25

4. Dictate the sentences to prepare for Friday’s test                                                   25

5. Dictionary use a dictionary to answer the following questions for                             25

   Ten Words.  How many different meanings does your word have?

                        * Look up the words and write meanings for each word.

                        * What part of speech is your word?

                        * Name the guide words and page numbers

6. Draw a picture and ”hide” the words in the picture                                                    25

7. Flash Cards Make cards for each word and use them for studying.                            25

8. Mini Comic Book. Illustrate & write 10 spelling words                                              25

9. Practice-Test Take a practice test with a family member or friend.                        25

10. Rhyming Word Choose 10 words. Find a rhyming word for each word.

    E. G. cries tries, fries,  pies                                                                                     25

11. Scramble the first 15 spelling words. Ask a friend to unscramble  the words.          25                 

12 Syllables Divide all words into syllables.                                                                 25        

13. Vowel Circle write each word & circle the vowels (a, e, i, o, u).                             25            

14. Writing Use as many of the spelling words, and other word forms                           

      as you write a story. Proofread your spelling.                                                          25

15. Writing Trace the words in cursive (Spellingcity.com)                                            25

16. Word Sort Arrange your words into word families or patterns.                              25                              

17. Word Search Mix up words on the page & add letters to fill up the squares. Exchange

word searches and circle the words listed  & circle the words that are listed.               25

18. Write or Type (using home row) each word ten times.                                           25

19. WOW word of the week activity.                                                                            25 

20. My Creative Work-Out (Description). ________________                                 25


Username: sharonleaskbrooks                   Password: 4th_grade                  

                                                            A = 100-90
                                                            B =  89-80

                                                            C= 79-70  

                                              DO Over = Below 70 points          

My points for this week  _______

Play Hangman 

Compound Words:  http://www.quia.com/hm/17179.html