3rd Grade Spelling List

Unit 1: Dollars and Sense

 

Boom Town

What About Me?

Alexander, Who Use to Be Rich Last Sunday

If You Made a Million

My Rows and Piles of Coins

happen

pennies

using

clean

proud

lettuce

inches

getting

agree

shower

basket

plants

easiest

teeth

hour

winter

families

swimming

dream

amount

sister

bodies

heavier

grain

voyage

monster

glasses

greatest

coach

choice

supper

wishes

pleased

display

avoid

subject

pockets

emptied

window

thousand

lesson

lists

leaving

shadow

prowl

spelling

copies

worried

cheese

employ

napkin

parties

strangest

peach

bounce

collar

bunches

freezing

braid

poison

traffic

crashes

funniest

Sunday

annoy

suggest

supplies

angrier

float

appoint

puppet

pencils

shopped

thrown

broil

Challenge

Challenge

Challenge

Challenge

Challenge

skillet

accidents

included

entertain

however

picnic

libraries

occurred

complain

mountain

planet

mysteries

supplying

bleachers

coward

system

carpenters

scarier

willow

turmoil

pumpkin

merchants

happiest

wheat

chowder


 

 

3rd Grade Spelling List  

Unit 2:  Smart Solutions

 

Penguin Chick

A Day’s Work

Prudy’s Problem and How She Solved It

Tops and Bottoms

William’s House

finish

handle

sunglasses

splash

father

pilot

trouble

football

throw

chapter

even

simple

homework

three

other

wagon

people

haircut

square

alphabet

music

middle

popcorn

throat

watch

silent

table

railroad

strike

English

rapid

little

snowstorm

street

weather

female

gentle

earring

split

catch

lemon

poodle

scarecrow

splurge

fashion

pupil

pickle

blueberry

thrill

shrink

focus

noodle

butterflies

strength

pitcher

robot

saddle

lawnmower

squeak

flash

tulip

juggle

campground

throne

athlete

camel

uncle

sandbox

strawberry

trophy

salad

riddle

toothbrush

squeeze

nephew

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

resident

example

thumbtack

squid

northern

spinach

throttle

earthquake

squander

establish

climate

obstacle

scrapbook

arthritis

emphasis

tradition

miracle

courthouse

instrument

hyphen

innocent

muscle

whirlpool

strategy

challenge

 

 

3rd Grade Spelling List

Unit 3:  People and Nature

 

The Gardner

Pushing Up the Sky

Night Letters

A Symphony of Whales

Volcanoes:  Nature’s Incredible Fireworks

let’s

unhappy

clock

beautiful

thumb

he’d

recall

large

safely

gnaw

you’ll

disappear

page

kindness

written

can’t

unload

mark

finally

know

I’d

mistake

kitten

spotless

climb

you’d

misspell

judge

worthless

design

haven’t

dislike

crack

illness

wrist

hasn’t

replace

edge

helpful

crumb

she’d

mislead

pocket

daily

assign

they’ll

disagree

brake

suddenly

wrench

when’s

rewrite

change

wireless

knot

we’d

unroll

ridge

quietly

wrinkle

they’d

unknown

jacket

fairness

lamb

wasn’t

dishonest

badge

cheerful

knob

didn’t

react

orange

painful

knit

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

should’ve

unfortunate

freckles

anxiously

wrestler

would’ve

discourage

advantage

thoughtfully

bologna

could’ve

uncomfortable

pledge

cautiously

cologne

needn’t

recycle

Kentucky

tardiness

honeycomb

you’ve

mispronounce

kingdom

breathless

knickknack

 

 

3rd Grade Spelling List

Unit 4:  One of a Kind

 

Wings

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest

Rocks in His Head

America’s Champion Swimmer:  Gertrude Ederle

Fly, Eagle, Fly

wolves

third

prepaid

dentist

monster

knives

early

midnight

editor

surprise

feet

world

overflow

artist

hundred

men

certain

outdoors

hostess

complete

children

dirty

outline

actress

control

women

herself

overgrown

swimmer

sample

sheep

earth

prefix

seller

instant

heroes

word

Midwest

tutor

inspect

scarves

perfect

pretest

tourist

pilgrim

mice

verb

midpoint

organist

contrast

geese

nerve

outgoing

lioness

explode

cuffs

worm

overtime

shipper

district

elves

thirsty

overdue

chemist

address

banjos

workout

outside

investor

substance

halves

earn

outfield

conductor

children

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

loaves

determine

precaution

announcer

merchant

beliefs

commercial

prediction

pharmacist

embrace

tomatoes

whirlwind

midsection

journalist

purchase

potatoes

worthwhile

overweight

commuter

curtsy

tornadoes

virtual

prehistoric

pianist

contract

 

 

3rd Grade Spelling List

Unit 5:  Cultures

 

Suki’s Kimono

How My Family Lives in America

Good-Bye, 382 Shin Dang Dong

Jalapeno Bagels

Me and Uncle Romie

create

to

small

thought

rocky

medium

too

almost

fought

foolish

piano

two

always

bought

rainy

idea

week

because

taught

childhood

radio

weak

straw

caught

selfish

video

our

drawn

walk

treatment

studio

hour

also

cough

movement

violin

stair

author

talk

neighborhood

duo

stare

false

daughter

childish

patio

flour

already

ought

parenthood

rodeo

flower

flaw

sought

crunchy

pioneer

write

sausage

brought

bumpy

trio

right

applause

trough

payment

stadium

new

walnut

chalk

sleepy

audio

knew

lawn

stalk

shipment

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

audience

their

awesome

sidewalk

assignment

radiate

there

altogether

distraught

livelihood

cereal

they’re

awning

afterthought

stylish

Creole

weather

faucet

overwrought

environment

recreation

whether

laundry

beanstalk

guilty

 

 

3rd Grade Spelling List

Unit 6:  Freedom

 

The Story of the Statue of Liberty

Happy Birthday Mr. Kang

Talking Walls:  Art for the People

Two Bad Ants

Elena’s Serenade

few

above

question

leadership

cloth

school

another

creature

gracefully

clothes

true

upon

furniture

refreshment

nature

goose

animal

division

uncomfortable

natural

fruit

paper

collision

overdoing

able

cookie

open

action

remarkable

ability

cushion

family

direction

carefully

mean

noodle

travel

culture

unbearably

meant

bookmark

afraid

vacation

ownership

deal

balloon

nickel

mansion

unacceptable

dealt

suit

sugar

fiction

impossibly

please

chew

circus

feature

reappeared

pleasant

glue

item

sculpture

unprepared

sign

Tuesday

gallon

vision

oncoming

signal

bushel

melon

celebration

misbehaving

signature

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

CHALLENGE

bamboo

character

fascination

outrageous

equal

mildew

cardinal

legislation

incomprehensible

equation

soothe

Oregon

manufacture

undoubtedly

equator

barefoot

particular

possession

independence

major

renewal

dinosaur

declaration

disadvantage

majority