Third Grade Spelling Worksheets

Our printable third grade spelling worksheets are all set to armor the young wordsmiths with superior spelling skills! Great spelling is key to confidence in all aspects of literacy, and kids must be taught to spell correctly and repeatedly so they are less likely to err while spelling words in which they choose between oi and oy; ed and ied; ar, er, and or for example. The practice in our third grade spelling worksheets pdf includes choosing correctly spelled words, determining when to double the consonant while forming the -ing form and past tense, and more. Our free grade 3 spelling worksheets with answers are jam-packed with practice opportunities.

Spelling Words List | Level C

Spelling Words List | Level C

A wealth of spelling practice that lets you level up slowly yet steadily week after week! Take the big leap you have long been waiting for! Write each word as many times as would take you to gain mastery.

Unit C1 | Sight Words & oi/oy Family Words

Unit C1 | Sight Words and oi/oy Family Words

The object that children play with is spelled with -oy, hence toy and not toi. Enjoy the pleasure of good spelling as you use oi or oy to complete each word here. Color the star that has the answer of your choice.

Unit C2 | Sight Words & -ed/-ied Past Tense

Unit C2 | Sight Words and -ed/-ied Past Tense

As grade 3 children flock into this spelling worksheet pdf, they will scream and holler in joy at the opportunity to spell words such as stayed and played; cried and carried. Add -ed or change y to -ied to form the past tense of each verb.

Unit C3 | Sight Words & -ar/-er/-or Word Endings

Unit C3 | Sight Words and -ar/-er/-or Word Endings

Author your own success story in spelling by completing the words using er, or, or ar and in the process, practice how to spell words like cleaner, visitor, calendar, farmer, and many more.

Unit C4 | Sight Words & -au/-aw Family words

Unit C4 | Sight Words and -au/-aw Family words

Sauce up your spelling time with this section of our 3rd grade spelling worksheets! One of the two wheels on each vehicle contains the option that correctly completes the word given. Complete the words.

Unit C5 | Sight Words & scr-/str- Family Words

Unit C5 | Sight Words and scr-/str- Family Words

Let out a scream of joy as you stroll along this exercise and hit upon a stream of words that start with scr/str. Connect the beginning, middle, and final parts, form words, and write them in the correct column.

Unit C6 | Sight Words | Review

Unit C6 | Sight Words | Review

Nine out of ten children misspell "almost" as "allmost". There are many misspelled words out there! This MCQ from our third grade spelling worksheets is dedicated to spelling sight words like something, sometimes, enough, while, and many more.

Unit C7 | Sight Words & -er/-est Family Words

Unit C7 | Sight Words and -er/-est Family Words

Boast sharp, sharper, sharpest spelling skills so you go high, higher, and highest in your grades. Answer this printable worksheet by writing the comparative/superlative form. Add -er and -est.

Unit C8 | Sight Words & kn-/wr- Family Words

Unit C8 | Sight Words and kn-/wr- Family Words

If you can't wrap your head around why we have dedicated hours of practice helping the young spellers whiz through their spelling tasks, answer this completing each word using kn or wr pdf.

Unit C9 | Sight Words & ci/cy/ce Family Words

Unit C9 | Sight Words and ci/cy/ce Family Words

Complete each word by writing ce, ci, or cy. Practice spelling the words by writing them twice on the ladders. Joining the list of words you can spell to perfection are words like fence and mercy.

Unit C10 | Sight Words & Negative Contractions

Unit C10 | Sight Words and Negative Contractions

As you combine and contract the words using an apostrophe, you'll be happy to know contractions help us avoid the chore of writing "are not" and "will not" and get the job done with a mere "aren't" and "won't". Contractions help big time!

Unit C11 | Sight Words & -el/-le Family Words

Unit C11 | Sight Words and -el/-le Family Words

Each picture here tells and retells a unique spelling story, one that has el or le as the protagonist. So observe the pictures and decide whether the words end with el or le. Choose the correct answer and complete the words.

Unit C12 | Sight Words & -air/-are Family Words

Unit C12 | Sight Words and -air/-are Family Words

What do you call the piece of furniture that has a back, usually four legs, and sometimes two arms and on which we sit? Is it chair or chare? Spell air/are words with flair in this 3rd grade spelling practice exercise.

Unit C13 | Sight Words & -ed/-ing Family Words

Unit C13 | Sight Words and -ed/-ing Family Words

When a 1-syllable verb ends in consonant + vowel + consonant, double the final letter before adding -ed and -ing to it, so "beg" becomes "begged" and "begging". Choose the right -ed and -ing forms.

Unit C14 | Sight Words & -er Family Words

Unit C14 | Sight Words and -er Family Words

Fire the grade 3 child's spelling imagination with words like finger, butter, never, and plenty more. Unscramble each given -er word and write it in the box. The fun with discovering -er words never ends.

Unit C15 | Plurals with -s & -ies

Unit C15 | Plurals with -s and -ies

If the word ends in a vowel + y, just add s. If the word ends in a consonant + y, change -y into -ies. Practice this spelling rule at your pleasure while answering this writing the grade 3 spelling worksheet.

Unit C16 | Sight Words & Homophones

Unit C16 | Sight Words and Homophones

What is the right way to write an essay? To know the answer, read the second question in this completing sentences using the two homophones in the correct blanks exercise from this set of our spelling worksheet pdfs curated for grade 3 kids.

Unit C17 | Sight Words & -ge/-dge Family Words

Unit C17 | Sight Words and -ge/-dge Family Words

It takes big practice to know if a word is spelled with -ge or -dge. While "judge" has a -dge in the driving seat, "forge" makes do with a -ge. Now complete the words with ge/dge. Color the correct cells.

Unit C18 | Sight Words & -ie/-ei Family Words

Unit C18 | Sight Words and -ie/-ei Family Words

Spell it with an ie if you're writing words such as friend and ancient. Roll it out with an ei if you're attempting to spell the likes of weight and ceiling. Remember this as you complete the words using ie or ei.

Unit C19 | Sight Words & Antonyms

Unit C19 | Sight Words and Antonyms

Every problem has a solution! The antonym of whisper is shout. First find the given words in the grid. Then find words antonymous to them. Write the antonyms in the space provided. That is mission gloriously accomplished and in a jiffy!

Unit C20 | Sight Words & Double Consonants

Unit C20 | Sight Words and Double Consonants

The Rabbit Rule says if a word has two syllables, its vowel is short, and there's only one consonant sound between the first and second vowels, double the consonant in the middle. This worskheet's all yours!

Unit C21 | Sight Words Medley

Unit C21 | Sight Words Medley

There are 16 sight words given below, and the task for the children in grade 3 is to first find these words in the printable word search grid and then to write them on the lines. The words include young, idea, welcome, and many more.

Unit C22 | Sight Words & -ship Family Words

Unit C22 | Sight Words and -ship Family Words

We can't resist the urge to call this the flagship of this set of third grade spelling worksheets. As you have most likely guessed, you're asked to make fresh words by adding -ship to the given words.

Unit C23 | Sight Words & -ly/-ally Family Words

Unit C23 | Sight Words and -ly/-ally Family Words

What strikes you about the words safely and normally? They are special as they are spelled with ly and ally. Decide if the words take -ly or -ally, and complete them.

Unit C24 | Sight Words & -ous/-ious Family Words

Unit C24 | Sight Words and -ous/-ious Family Words

Are you a studious child, joyous when putting your industry at the service of spelling words that contain ous and ious? Add ous/ious to each word, write the new word in the space given, and you'll be victorious.

Unit C25 | Sight Words & -self/-selves Family Words

Unit C25 | Sight Words and -self/-selves Family Words

Unscramble the words and write them on the lines provided. There are both sight words and -self/selves words. As you spell common words like "important", practice spelling "yourself", "ourselves", and more.

Unit C26 | Sight Words & -fy Family Words

Unit C26 | Sight Words and -fy Family Words

There's a beautiful magic that words with -fy spell! In this 3rd grade spelling worksheet, you learn to spell words like "beautify" and "magnify". What's more, the words must be unscrambled first.

Unit C27 | Sight Words & ty/ity Family Words

Unit C27 | Sight Words and ty/ity Family Words

Never doubt your ability to produce quality work when it comes to spelling ty/ity words! Sort the words into words that end with -ty and those that end with -ity. Write the words in the column where they belong.

Unit C28 | Sight Words | Mixed Bag

Unit C28 | Sight Words | Mixed Bag

Put the letters together to make words and write the words in the space given. It won't pose much of a challenge to combine the letters and make words like "both", "story", "cabin", and "tree", but it won't be the case with every word.

Unit C29 | Sight Words & Compound Words

Unit C29 | Sight Words and Compound Words

The star together with a fish makes a starfish. The party is not over yet! The fish goes on to make a fishbowl joined with a bowl. Treat yourself to a feast of compound words like flashlight, lighthouse, rainbow, bowhead, and more.

Unit C30 | Sight Words & Prefixes un/dis/re

Unit C30 | Sight Words and Prefixes un/dis/re

Unlock your spelling potential with this exercise of prefixing each word with un-, dis-, or re- and writing the newly formed word in the blank. Let the young spellers of grade 3 expand their vocabulary knowledge by spelling these words.

Unit C31 | Sight Words & To Be Contractions

Unit C31 | Sight Words and To Be Contractions

Just as we express deep gratitude to contractions, we are profoundly thankful to the apostrophe for making the contracting job happen. Check the option that has correctly shortened the two words. Continue your good spell at this contracting exercise!

Unit C32 | Sight Words & -able/-ably Family Words

Unit C32 | Sight Words and -able/-ably Family Words

Let your progress in spelling be considerably noticeable! Certain words, ending with -able/-ably are given. Find the words in the grid. Make new words adding -able and -ably to the words. Write the words.

Unit C33 | -ful/-fully Family Words

Unit C33 | -ful/-fully Family Words

Get a list of nouns and churn out adjectives and adverbs by adding -ful and -fully to them, like in this part of our printable third grade spelling worksheets. For example, take the noun "beauty" add ful and write "beautiful"; add fully and write the adverb "beautifully".

Unit C34 | Sight Words & VCCV Words

Unit C34 | Sight Words and VCCV Words

Among the sight words that make the spelling practice in this activity heftier are words such as lesson and contest. Unscramble the VCCV words. Break the words into syllables after writing the words as directed.

Unit C35 | Sight Words & VCV Words

Unit C35 | Sight Words and VCV Words

Pilot is a v/cv word because it has an open first syllable that ends with a long vowel sound, which is not the case with lemon. This 3rd grade spelling worksheet pdf has a lot more to it than just spelling practice.

Unit C36 | Sight Words & Travel Words

Unit C36 | Sight Words and Travel Words

You love to travel, don't you? How well can you spell travel vocabulary words? Can you write luggage, passport, and airport without error? In this printable spelling worksheet, grade 3 kids choose the rightly spelled words.