Grade 3/4 Spelling Lists

  1. (Grade 3) said, ask, stand, catch, eight, afraid, away, always, playing, waved, takes, than, great, they, prey                                                                 (Grade 4) bridge, gravity, hungry, eclipse, secret, applause, laundry, trouble, attract, twilight, between, describe, snowflake, freedom, slimy, glance, burglar, switch
  2. (Grade 3) next, left, help, please, believe, many, very, been, seen, she, between, three, easy, sea, leave                                                                          (Grade 4) attach, where, sandwich, change, watch, singer, slippery, spring, gather, these, thread, athlete, worth, thirsty, whisper, whistle, awhile, nowhere
  3. (Grade 3) pitch, drink, life, swim, while, I, my, light, buy, eye, which, find, why, kind, try                                                                                                (Grade 4) fact, began, clasp, rapid, able, later, space, stranger, grade, display, main, explain, freight, neighbour, weigh, vein, April, ankle
  4. (Grade 3) rocket, pocket, hold, told, often, grow, throne, so, sew, most, almost, both, coach, open, also                                                                           (Grade 4) then, else, edge, when, tenth, empty, sketch, spelling, easy, eager, sneakers, mean, fifteen, receive, piece, believe, people, squeeze
  5. (Grade 3) under, such, much, young, touch, use, your, unit, you, cute, few, new, fuel, human, music                                                                             (Grade 4) since, which, inch, string, picnic, shrimp, title, mind, wild, decide, why, skyscraper, buy, right, lightning, write, cypress, bicycle
  6. (Grade 3) save, give, have, live, move, above, alive, alike, to, too, two, know, do, blue, blew                                                                                             (Grade 4) strong, wrong, copy, cloth, problem, bottom, whole, explode, control, shown, bowl, October, smoky, coach, throat, toast, doughnut, foe
  7. (Grade 3) missed, willing, balloon, spelling, pretty, still, off, added, letter, different, pattern, middle, Mississippi, zipper, carry                        (Grade 4) blush, crutch, crunch, grumpy, much, umpire, uncle, does, none, fuel, cute, cubicle, human, future, usual, uniform, used, beautiful
  8. (Grade 3) swimming, swam, getting, coming, came, having, doing, ended, happened, happening, started, joked, received, smiled, smiling   (Grade 4) follow, matter, summer, million, dollar, scissors, cattle, address, office, suppertime, blizzard, penny, wrapper, wallet, occurrence, village, collide, battle
  9. (Grade 3) way, these, niece, might, show, float, brain, mean, close, tried, cube, uniform, stayed, price, usually                                                     (Grade 4) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, January, February, July, August, September, November, month, year, holiday, autumn, season, calendar, second, minute
  10. (Grade 3) children, search, teacher, reached, think, together, with, where, everywhere, short, push, finish, sure, who, whole                           (Grade 4) across, alone, among, brother, again, front, banana, appear, compass, pedal, given, heaven, mountain, ocean, cousin, purchase, often, colour
  11. (Grade 3) into, today, without, something, become, upon, myself, everybody, everyone, maybe, outside, basketball, homework, skateboard, earthquake                                                                                       (Grade 4) didn’t, that’s, they’re, you’re, couldn’t, haven’t, o’clock, we’re, isn’t, I’m, it’s, who’s, they’d, could’ve, they’ve, you’ll, don’t, aren’t
  12. (Grade 3) awful, called, falling, mall, small, straw, drawing, strongest, longer, song, along, bought, brought, rough, tough                                       (Grade 4) anyone, however, everything, himself, birthday, herself, somewhere, afternoon, chalkboard, daydream, downstairs, grandparents, breakfast, outfield, scarecrow, nobody, dragonfly, keyboard
  13. (Grade 3)lady, ladies, surprise, surprises, toys, shoes, shy, cry, cried, study, studied, story, only, finally, family                                                         (Grade 4) lived, living, rattled, rattling, studied, studying, travelled, travelling, changed, changing, appeared, appearing, raced, racing, hoped, hoping, wrapped, wrapping
  14. (Grade 3) looked, good, brook, football, cookie, stood, full, put, food, school, truth, room, true, chew, due                                                                  (Grade 4) cleaner, cleanest, bigger, biggest, earlier, earliest, quicker, quickest, busier, busiest, rougher, roughest, heavier, heaviest, happier, happiest, lazier, laziest
  15. (Grade 3) pointing, oily, boy, voice, oyster, voyage, loyal, joined, coin, choice, poison, destroy, enjoy, choose, chocolate                                            (Grade 4) early, earth, search, service, wonder, surface, curly, shirt, thirsty, doctor, sailor, shower, bakery, another, barber, collar, worse, world
  16. (Grade 3) don’t, didn’t, I’ll, I’m, its, let’s, you’re, we’re, doesn’t, o’clock, won’t, wouldn’t, it’s, can’t, that’s                                                                        (Grade 4) leaf, leaves, wolf, wolves, potato, potatoes, roof, roofs, family, families, library, libraries, journey, journeys, hero, heroes, ditch, ditches
  17. (Grade 3) follow, below, own, grown, town, ground, around, found, about, house, group, would, should, country, cousin                                    (Grade 4) also, bought, cough, almost, false, officer, soft, stalk, halt, faucet, saucer, caution, lawyer, awesome, stall, crawl, awful, because
  18. (Grade 3) April, babies, over, hello, even, we, silent, tiny, menu, future, dear, raise, white, used, those                                                                            (Grade 4) cinder, circle, cardinal, cereal, cycle, concert, dancer, celebrate, twice, dangerous, strange, ledge, damage, geography, gentle, signal, regular, sugar
  19. (Grade 3) disagree, again, given, other, money, problem, does, of, some, laid, change, tired, read, nice, lower                                                                 (Grade 4) shoes, clues, wound, junior, truth, duty, news, through, few, who, schoolroom, whose, conclusion, June, shampoo, cruel, choose, ruin
  20. (Grade 3) city, cereal, face, could, guess, huge, age, danger, goose, gone, coast, clean, guard, giant, carton                                                                       (Grade 4) voice, oyster, voyage, annoy, choice, avoid, appoint, enjoy, moisture, noise, drown, amount, fountain, crowded, southwest, thousand, flour, pronounce
  21. (Grade 3) word, work, world, were, first, girl, turned, learn, bird, fire, here, nurse, jury, stirred, wear                                                                           (Grade 4) enough, tougher, fifty, pharmacy, alphabet, nephew, trophy, paragraph, telephone, photograph, giraffe, forest, figure, refrigerator, draft, phrase, traffic, chief
  22. (Grade 3) aren’t, partner, hard, chart, farm, start, large, more, before, horse, north, morning, care, stare, warning                                                   (Grade 4) frighten, flight, brighter, flashlight, mighty, delight, tighten, nightly, sight, brought, ought, thought, fought, caught, daughter, taught, naughty, fault
  23. (Grade 3) threw, through, thoughtless, caught, fault, taught, because, one, once, water, watch, wanted, wonderful, wonder, walk                       (Grade 4) calf, walked, ghost, gnawed, climber, wreath, listen, island, scent, wrench, judge, fasten, wrist, doubt, knock, answer, knelt, sign
  24. (Grade 3) colour, odour, farmer, calendar, party, dollar, liar, after, number, better, doctor, weather, every, forty, sugar                                     (Grade 4) action, fiction, mission, divide, division, attend, attention, pollute, pollution, express, expression, educate, education, music, musician, magic, magician, physician
  25. (Grade 3) phone, photograph, orphan, alphabet, graph, nephew, enough, father, half, Friday, cough, unhappy, happier, happily, happiness                                                                                                                (Grade 4) lazy, volcano, flavour, piano, recent, really, item, pilot, triangle, climate, gigantic, program, obey, puny, prepare, vacant, pulley, menu
  26. (Grade 3) ghost, neighbour, high, knew, knot, unknown, rewrap, wrong, written, wrapper, unwrap, climb, limb, gnaw, gnat                        (Grade 4) herd, heard, clothes, close, hour, our, two, too, their, there, ceiling, sealing, shoot, chute, strait, straight, medal, meddle,
  27. (Grade 3) useful, quietly, slowly, careful, careless, quickly, useless, worthless, fearful, fearless, joyful, smarter, fastest, funniest, happiest    (Grade 4) quiet, quite, angel, angle, desert, dessert, already, all ready, weather, whether, picture, pitcher, loose, lose, aisle, isle, dairy, diary
  28. (Grade 3) brother, mother, another, field, friend, heard, early, friendly, head, near, year, shield, eat, measure, break                                                  (Grade 4) hopeless, careless, homeless, tireless, hopeful, fearful, cheerful, careful, graceful, happily, friendly, angrily, swiftly, suddenly, darkness, goodness, sadness, kindness
  29. (Grade 3) they’re, there, their, soup, night, knight, right, write, weight, wait, piece, peace, hour, our, wrote                                                                  (Grade 4) disappear, disappoint, disagree, dishonest, unable, uncertain, unbeaten, uncomfortable, unkind, unknown, rewrite, review, rebuild, recall, misbehave, misuse, misunderstand, misspell
  30. (Grade 3) air, against, all right, until, presents, beautiful, favourite, clothes, people, vacation, remember, already, hospital, minute, straight                                                                                                                     (Grade 4) multiply, imagination, favourite, computer, citizenship, invisible, undercover, enjoyment, discussion, America, unusual, example, melody, temperature, understanding, experiment, explanation, oxygen