Spelling Words

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5th Grade Spelling Lists
Homophones
hour
our
air
heir
aisle
I'll
isle
knead
need
new
knew
gnu
ring
wring
plum
plumb
him
hymn
wrapped
rapt

oo and yoo sound
clue
fuel
rude
argue
value
continue
accuse
refuse
tutor
student
studio
suit
fruit
juice
bruise
nuisance
ruin
fluid
tuition
lieutenant

More Homophones
rain
rein
reign
vain
vane
vein
claws
clause
morning
mourning
heard
herd
roll
role
straight
strait
great
grate
crews
cruise

Words ending with -ar
liar
polar
molar
solar
lunar
scholar
beggar
burglar
calendar
regular
popular
similar
familiar
particular
peculiar
singular
muscular
circular
rectangular
nuclear

Related Words
strong
strength
long
length
wide
width
deep
depth
true
truth
laugh
laughter
speak
speech
behave
behavior
prove
proof
proud
pride

Words with el sound
bicycle
icicle
example
idle
idol
single
principle
principal
animal
normal
hospital
numeral
several
level
barrel
model
shovel
novel
travel
vowel

Words with er sound
actor
author
director
doctor
donor
explorer
gardener
hiker
janitor
conductor
operator
painter
plumber
professor
radiator
refrigerator
runner
sculptor
sailor
tailor

Suffix -ness
cleanliness
cloudiness
clumsiness
darkness
dizziness
drowsiness
fairness
fitness
forgiveness
gentleness
goodness
happiness
kindness
likeness
neatness
sadness
sickness
softness
weakness
wilderness

Suffix -tion
action
addition
attraction
celebration
collection
conversation
correction
direction
election
information
instruction
invention
invitation
occupation
preparation
protection
selection
situation
suggestion

Suffix -able
admirable
affordable
changeable
comfortable
dependable
enjoyable
likable
livable
lovable
movable
readable
reasonable
remarkable
renewable
reusable
understandable
unforgettable
unspeakable
unthinkable
washable

Word Building
accident
accidental
accidentally
reside
resident
residential
honor
dishonor
honorable
dishonorable
honorably
science
scientist
scientific
unscientific
fortune
fortunate
misfortunate
unfortunate
fortunately

Words from Spanish
taco
chili
mesa
plaza
salsa
fiesta
siesta
rodeo
patio
pinto
burro
burrito
mosquito
tamale
mustang
canyon
tortilla
llama
armadillo

Words that begin with ex-
exact
exam
examine
excite
excuse
exercise
exhaust
exist
exit
expand
expect
expedition
expensive
experiment
expert
explain
explode
expose
extra
extreme

Words with Latin Roots
port
porter
import
export
portable
portfolio
transport
transportation
report
reporter
motor
motion
mobile
automobile
motorcycle
motorboat
promote
promotion
motorist
remote

Often Confused Words
accept
except
affect
effect
farther
further
picture
pitcher
recent
resent
its
it's
finally
finely
formally
formerly
breath
breathe
decent
descent
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