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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.