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Fourth Grade Spelling Worksheets
Applaud the stellar speller as they answer our printable fourth grade spelling worksheets! The innumerable spelling activities and exercises in this set are awash with special, considerate attention that the child needs in order to overcome problems to do with the essential skill of spelling. As at this stage the student is fully aware that accurate spelling is key for them to get through their schooling years and pass assessments, they'll need little extra pick-me-up while completing our spelling exercises pdf curated for grade 4 kids. Take a look at our free 4th grade spelling worksheets and subscribe for more!
The more completely you know a word, the more likely you are to recognize it in less familiar texts, spell it effortlessly, and use it correctly, hence this compilation of well-researched 4th grade spelling lists.
Unit D1 | Long A/Short A Words
The words have either a long a or short a. Fill in the blanks to complete the words. Remember the missing letters, the letter to be found, are different each time, so be forewarned as you get started.
Unit D2 | Long E/Short E Words
The eager beavers in grade 4 will have a complete ball sorting these words into long e and short e. Watch the long e shift from ie to ea to more. Enjoy the short e spectacle at the first, second, or third syllable.
Unit D3 | Long I/Short I Words
Interestingly, the word "icicle" has both a long i and short i. As you practice spelling long and short i words, write the vowels that are missing in each word. Ram home the spelling by writing the words two times.
Unit D4 | Long O/Short O Words
Gone missing from each sentence is a word with the short o or the long o, and before you complete the sentence, you'll have to first unscramble the word in the box so you can use it in the blank.
Unit D5 | Long U/Short U Words
Spell the long u with an oo as in "afternoon" or a u_e as in "salute". Practice spelling the long and short u sounds and explore the different ways of spelling them with this unscrambling and writing pdf.
Unit D6 | Sight Words | Review
Spend quality time with some high-frequency words like area, against, and center. This fourth grade printable spelling task gets started as you figure out the jumbled word in each question and complete the sentence.
Unit D7 | Sight Words & -et/-it Family Words
The -et vs. -it disparity is explicit in regret vs. benefit. While we wish if there was a trick or hack to explain the et/it choice, this worksheet on choosing the correctly spelled words takes the sting out of this.
Unit D8 | Sight Words & -ate/-ite Family Words
Is that an -ate or -ite? This is the question that reverberates throughout this ate vs. ite spelling-practice worksheet. For every "punctuate", there's a "polite, and as soon as you "calculate", you "recite".
Unit D9 | Sight Words & -il/-al Family Words
This printable exercise from our fourth grade spelling worksheets level D is using -al or -il to complete each word and coloring the al-word boxes yellow and the il-word boxes blue. The words include pedal, medal, pencil, and pupil.
Unit D10 | Sight Words & -al/-el Family Words
Once they get acclimatized to the rule that we use -al while it's a suffix added to the root word, dent - dental for example, and we use -el if it's part of the word, there will be no stopping the grade 4 spellers.
Unit D11 | Sight Words & -ile Family Words
Boost your spelling "profile" by practicing spelling words like "agile", "bile", and "compile". Arrange the given -ile words in ABC order. This 20-word strong spelling exercise pdf is worth your best shot, so get started now so you can go the whole hog!
Unit D12 | Sight Words & -ic/-ically Family Words
It's utter joy to watch 4th grade children organically progress from mundane, commonplace spelling learners to brilliant, intergalactic spelling champs with our adding -ic/-ically to make new words worksheet.
Unit D13 | Sight Words | Mixed Bag
The numbers 1, 2, 3, and so on serve a unique purpose here: they represent letters of the alphabet. Decode the number combinations and discover the words that lie hidden. Do write the words twice in the given space. An awesome spelling worksheet!
Unit D14 | Sight Words & -age Family Words
At the heart of great spelling is articulation! Get ready to say a bunch of -age words aloud and clearly, but first spin a paperclip on the wheel. Suffix the word at the number you land on with -age. Write the words thrice.
Unit D15 | Sight Words & -dge Family Words
Knowledge of any topic gives you an edge over your peers, and this is especially true of spelling. Watch a band of words containing -dge beat together as you correct the wrongly spelled words.
Unit D16 | Sight Words & -sure/-sher Family Words
Read each -sure or -sher word at your own pace. Try spelling the word loud and clear. Display your spelling prowess twice in this 4th grade spelling pdf: first by looking at the word and then without looking.
Unit D17 | Sight Words & cher/ture Family Words
Say hello to our -cher/-ture spelling worksheet that abounds in complex-to-decode words, such as pasture and archer, presented as part of sentences! Correct the misspelled word in each sentence.
Unit D18 | Sight Words & -ure/-ur- Family Words
Although the given words largely differ in terms of the number of letters they are made of, they flock together under either -ure or -ur. The task is for grade 4 children to carefully fit the words into the framework.
Unit D19 | Sight Words & -eer/-ere Family Words
Continue to "persevere" and "volunteer" so you'll ace it every time you attempt to spell -ere and -eer words. Add -eer or -ere as appropriate to the given words. Don't forget to check the answer that you choose.
Unit D20 | Sight Words & -ire/-ier Family Words
Starting with "pacifier", upping the spelling quotient with "inspire", and concluding on a high spelling note with "qualifier", this grade 4 spelling worksheet has ier and ire words popping at every step.
Unit D21 | Sight Words & -ary/-ery Family Words
The "dictionary", the most precious learning resource, is spelled with an -ary. "Discovery", another all-time favorite, is spelled with an -ery. Check the rightly spelled -ary/-ery words and write the words two times.
Unit D22 | Sight Words & or/our/oar/ore Family Words
The ore in "adore" and the our in "mourn" are but only two examples that illustrate the several tricky spelling patterns in the English language. Explore a little more as you complete these words with or, our, oar, and ore.
Unit D23 | Sight Words & are/ear/air Family Words
While it's no tall order to spell "linear" with an -ear, the task gets a little arduous when it comes to choosing between -air and -are. This exercise of completing words with are/air/ear and writing the words helps.
Unit D24 | Sight Words & Plurals
Spelling regular plurals, giraffe - giraffes for instance, is super-easy! Spelling irregular plurals, though, might not be everyone's jam. Write the plurals of the given nouns. Find and circle the plurals in the word search grid.
Unit D25 | Sight Words & Contractions
What's the contraction of "what is"? The answer is within the question itself, and thankfully it won't take a spelling specialist to figure this out. Use a contraction from the parentheses to complete each sentence here.
There are no rules that explain why the word "energy", among the several sight words in this spelling exercise, is spelled the way it is. Increase your uptake of sight words as you order them alphabetically based on the first, second or third letter.
Unit D27 | Sight Words & -ment Family Words
The real "enjoyment" is when you make spelling "improvement" in spades! Add the suffix -ment to the given words and write the words twice in this printable fourth grade spelling worksheet.
Unit D28 | Sight Words & -ance/-ence Family Words
"Convenience" has an -ence that makes it convenient for us to spell the word, just as "assistance" boasts an -ance so we seldom fail to spell it well. Watch the suffixes ance/ence take turns completing words.
Unit D29 | Sight Words & -ish Family Words
Constantly bombarding this grade 4 spelling practice worksheet are words like reddish, childish, and bookish - all words containing the suffix -ish. Take your time, unscramble each -ish word, and write the word in the space given.
Unit D30 | Sight Words & -ist Family Words
Here's introducing -ist, a suffix used to form nouns/adjectives that denote a person with a particular belief or does something particular. Find ist words that mean the definitions given.
Unit D31 | Sight Words & Schwa Sound
The schwa sound is the most common sound in English. Check the rightly spelled words and circle the wrongly spelled ones and rewrite the latter correctly. This pdf has exciting practice on the schwa sound.
Unit D32 | Sight Words & qu/squ Family Words
This hot-air balloon-inspired worksheet is a hot favorite to win the spelling heart of every child! As they complete the words using qu or squ, let them know that some questions have multiple answers.
Unit D33 | Sight Words & Silent Letters
The t in the word "nestled" is hardly audible. The story of b in the "crumb" is no different. Silent letters inspire as much awe as excitement. Complete each sentence in this spelling practice pdf for grade 4 kids using an appropriate silent-letter word from the word box.
Unit D34 | Sight Words & Prefixes im- and in-
When we prefix adjectives with im- or in-, we get antonyms. From "possible", we make "impossible" by adding im. "Famous" with in onboard becomes "infamous". Make words by adding im/in to the given words.
Unit D35 | Sight Words & 4-Syllable Words
The more phonologically aware we are of a word, the easier we find it to spell. In this printable grade 4 spelling worksheet, unscramble the 4-syllable words in parentheses; use them to complete the sentences. Show the syllabication.
Unit D36 | Sight Words & Past Tense
Awaiting to be spelled correctly in this section of our fourth grade spelling exercises are past tenses, both regular and irregular. Write the past tense of each verb given, and sort the verbs into regular and irregular verbs and write them under the appropriate category.