Driver's Fabulous Fourth Grade

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Spelling Lists

Week 1          Short Vowels VCCV

  1. admire
  2. magnet
  3. contest
  4. method
  5. custom
  6. rally
  7. soccer
  8. engine
  9. sudden
  10. finger
  11. accident
  12. mitten
  13. intend
  14. fabric
  15. flatten
  16. rascal
  17. gutter
  18. mammal
  19. happen
  20. cannon

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

dungeon, magnify, festival, thunderstorm

 

Week 2   Long a and i 

  1. sigh
  2. right
  3. weigh
  4. eight
  5. detail
  6. height
  7. spray
  8. braid
  9. bait
  10. grain
  11. slight
  12. thigh
  13. tight
  14. raisin
  15. trait
  16. highway
  17. frighten
  18. dismay
  19. freight
  20. sleigh

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

eighteen, mayonnaise, campaign, daylight, twilight

 

Week 3   Long e and o

  1. sweet
  2. each
  3. three
  4. least
  5. freedom
  6. below
  7. throat
  8. float
  9. foam
  10. flown
  11. greet
  12. season
  13. croak
  14. shallow
  15. eagle
  16. indeed
  17. rainbow
  18. grown
  19. seaweed
  20. hollow

 

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

Halloween, speedometer, underneath, seacoast, cocoa

 

Week 4    Long e 

  1. prairie
  2. calorie
  3. honey
  4. valley
  5. money
  6. finally
  7. movie
  8. country
  9. empty
  10. city
  11. rookie
  12. hockey
  13. collie
  14. breezy
  15. jury
  16. balcony
  17. steady
  18. alley
  19. trolley
  20. misty

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

frequency, parsley, journey, chimney, attorney

 

Week 5     Long u 

  1. usual
  2. huge
  3. flute
  4. mood
  5. smooth
  6. threw
  7. afternoon
  8. scooter
  9. juice
  10. cruise
  11. truth
  12. bruise
  13. cruel
  14. excuse
  15. pupil
  16. groove
  17. confuse
  18. humor
  19. duty
  20. curfew

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

influence, aluminum, nutrition, accumulate, igloo

 

Week 6    Adding -s and -es 

  1. monkeys
  2. friends
  3. plays
  4. supplies
  5. taxes
  6. holidays
  7. months
  8. companies
  9. costumes
  10. sandwiches
  11. hobbies
  12. daisies
  13. delays
  14. scratches
  15. counties
  16. teammates
  17. memories
  18. bunches
  19. batteries
  20. donkeys

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

eyelashes, ambulance, trophies, secretaries, inventories

 

Week 7   Irregular Plurals

  1. videos
  2. potatoes
  3. themselves
  4. lives
  5. leaves
  6. cliffs
  7. men
  8. halves
  9. moose
  10. radios
  11. sheep
  12. cuffs
  13. beliefs
  14. patios
  15. children
  16. tornadoes
  17. tomatoes
  18. hoofs
  19. loaves
  20. feet

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

portfolios, embargoes, handkerchiefs, calves, lassoes

 

Week 8   Words with ar, or 

  1. morning
  2. forest
  3. garbage
  4. form
  5. alarm
  6. corner
  7. story
  8. argue
  9. backyard
  10. start
  11. partner
  12. storm
  13. Florida
  14. apartment
  15. sport
  16. force
  17. forward
  18. sharp
  19. garden
  20. Arkansas

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

departure, margarine, informative, snorkel, carnation

 

Week 9      Consonant Patterns  ng, nk, ph, wh 

  1. Thanksgiving
  2. among
  3. think
  4. blank
  5. graph
  6. young
  7. wheel
  8. nephew
  9. belong
  10. whiskers
  11. whisper
  12. elephant
  13. white
  14. shrink
  15. wharf
  16. trunk
  17. strong
  18. blink
  19. chunk
  20. skunk

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

strengthen, bankrupt, phantom, whimsical, whatever

 

Week 10      Words with ear, ir, our, ur 

  1. return
  2. courage
  3. surface
  4. purpose
  5. first
  6. turkey
  7. heard
  8. early
  9. turtle
  10. birthday
  11. journal
  12. courtesy
  13. nourish
  14. purse
  15. furniture
  16. search
  17. curtain
  18. burrow
  19. hamburger
  20. survey

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

turquoise, absurd, furthermore, flourish, nourishment

 

Week 11     Add -ed, -ing 

  1. watched
  2. watching
  3. danced
  4. dancing
  5. studied
  6. studying
  7. stopped
  8. stopping
  9. dried
  10. drying
  11. happened
  12. happening
  13. noticed
  14. noticing
  15. robbed
  16. robbing
  17. slipped
  18. slipping
  19. hurried
  20. hurrying

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

answered, answering, magnified, magnifying, interfered

 

Week 12       Homophones

  1. two
  2. to
  3. too
  4. piece
  5. peace
  6. break
  7. brake
  8. there
  9. their
  10. they’re
  11. threw
  12. through
  13. by
  14. bye
  15. beat
  16. beet
  17. thrown
  18. throne
  19. aloud
  20. allowed

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

principal, principle, symbol, cymbal, stationary, stationery

 

Week 13     Vowel Sound in shout  

  1. however
  2. mountain
  3. mound
  4. scout
  5. shout
  6. couch
  7. towel
  8. ounce
  9. coward
  10. outdoors
  11. flowerpot
  12. scowl
  13. browse
  14. announce
  15. hound
  16. trout
  17. drowsy
  18. grouch
  19. eyebrow
  20. boundary

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

cauliflower, foundation, surround, allowance, counselor

 

Week 14     Compound Words  

  1. watermelon
  2. homemade
  3. understand
  4. sometimes
  5. shoelace
  6. highway
  7. upstairs
  8. thunderstorm
  9. shortcut
  10. doorbell
  11. jellyfish
  12. touchdown
  13. campfire
  14. skateboard
  15. anyway
  16. fireworks
  17. haircut
  18. loudspeaker
  19. laptop
  20. flashlight

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

masterpiece, stomachache, cliffhanger, sweatshirt, afterthought

 

Week 15      Possessives 

  1. its
  2. ours
  3. mine
  4. yours
  5. family’s
  6. families’
  7. man’s
  8. men’s
  9. girl’s
  10. girls’
  11. hers
  12. theirs
  13. brother’s
  14. brothers’
  15. teacher’s
  16. teachers’
  17. aunt’s
  18. aunts’
  19. boy’s
  20. boys’

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

country’s, countries’, witness’s, witnesses’, laboratory’s, laboratories’

 

Week 16     Contractions 

  1. don’t
  2. won’t
  3. wouldn’t
  4. there’s
  5. we’re
  6. you’re
  7. doesn’t
  8. I’ve
  9. here’s
  10. wasn’t
  11. shouldn’t
  12. couldn’t
  13. where’s
  14. hadn’t
  15. aren’t
  16. they’re
  17. it’s
  18. we’ve
  19. when’s
  20. haven’t

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

it’ll, who’ll, mustn’t, we’d

 

Week 17      Final Syllable Patterns 

  1. chicken
  2. eleven
  3. brother
  4. jungle
  5. natural
  6. together
  7. calendar
  8. needle
  9. several
  10. summer
  11. threaten
  12. caterpillar
  13. paddle
  14. animal
  15. pitcher
  16. shelter
  17. oval
  18. frighten
  19. mumble
  20. deliver

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

strengthen, binocular, individual, cubicle, character

 

Week 18    Consonant Digraph /sh/

  1. nation
  2. special
  3. lotion
  4. mansion
  5. precious
  6. creation
  7. vacation
  8. tension
  9. especially
  10. motion
  11. tradition
  12. gracious
  13. extension
  14. addition
  15. caution
  16. official
  17. solution
  18. suspension
  19. politician
  20. portion

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

comprehension, physician, artificial, contraction, competition

 

Week 19   Consonants /j/, /ks/, and /kw/ 

  1. village
  2. except
  3. explain
  4. quick
  5. charge
  6. bridge
  7. knowledge
  8. question
  9. equal
  10. queen
  11. excited
  12. expect
  13. Texas
  14. fudge
  15. excellent
  16. exercise
  17. quart
  18. liquid
  19. quilt
  20. expert

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

expedition, aquarium, inquire, frequent, advantage

 

Week 20       Prefixes un-, dis-, and in- 

  1. distrust
  2. uncertain
  3. incomplete
  4. unlikely
  5. unfair
  6. discontinue
  7. unaware
  8. disorder
  9. discount
  10. indirect
  11. unopened
  12. disrespect
  13. unimportant
  14. unlisted
  15. disrepair
  16. inability
  17. disapprove
  18. unsolved
  19. disobey
  20. unsuspecting

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

disintegrate, disillusioned, unconscious, unappetizing, intolerant

 

Week 21      Multisyllabic  Words 

  1. reaction
  2. prerecorded
  3. incorrectly
  4. incredibly
  5. disobedient
  6. disagreeable
  7. refreshment
  8. unbreakable
  9. declaration
  10. retirement
  11. misdialed
  12. undefined
  13. unhappily
  14. watchfully
  15. gleefully
  16. sportsmanship
  17. repayment
  18. questionable
  19. displacement
  20. midshipman

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

multicultural, university, understatement, outlandish, inflammable

 

Week 22          Words with Double Consonants 

  1. tomorrow
  2. borrow
  3. different
  4. rabbit
  5. matter
  6. written
  7. bottle
  8. ridden
  9. odd
  10. bubble
  11. offer
  12. suffer
  13. slippers
  14. grasshoppers
  15. worry
  16. current
  17. lettuce
  18. saddle
  19. shudder
  20. hobby

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

Mississippi, recess, impossible, antennas, allowance

 

Week 23       Greek Word Parts 

  1. telephone
  2. biography
  3. telescope
  4. photograph
  5. microwave
  6. diameter
  7. barometer
  8. microscope
  9. headphones
  10. microphone
  11. autograph
  12. microchip
  13. telegraph
  14. perimeter
  15. paragraph
  16. phonics
  17. symphony
  18. saxophone
  19. periscope
  20. megaphone

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

stethoscope, xylophone, cacophony, microorganism, microbe

 

Week 24     Latin Roots  

  1. dictionary
  2. abrupt
  3. predict
  4. import
  5. locally
  6. verdict
  7. locate
  8. portable
  9. transport
  10. bankrupt
  11. dictate
  12. location
  13. erupt
  14. passport
  15. export
  16. contradict
  17. rupture
  18. interrupt
  19. disrupt
  20. dislocate

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

vindictive, portfolio, jurisdiction, corruption, interruption

 

Week 25      Related Words

  1. please
  2. pleasant
  3. breath
  4. breathe
  5. image
  6. imagine
  7. product
  8. production
  9. heal
  10. health
  11. triple
  12. triplet
  13. relate
  14. relative
  15. meter
  16. metric
  17. compose
  18. composition
  19. crumb
  20. crumble

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

origin, originally, academy, academic, inspire, inspiration

 

Week 26   Schwa

  1. stomach
  2. memory
  3. Canada
  4. element
  5. mystery
  6. science
  7. remember
  8. forget
  9. suppose
  10. iron
  11. gravel
  12. difficult
  13. fortune
  14. giant
  15. architect
  16. normal
  17. notify
  18. privilege
  19. cement
  20. yesterday

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

ridiculous, syllable, magnificent, asparagus, cinnamon

 

Week 27     Prefixes mis-, non-, pre-, re- 

  1. misplace
  2. nonsense
  3. prepay
  4. repack
  5. misfortune
  6. remove
  7. precook
  8. nonstop
  9. recover
  10. reseal
  11. misbehavior
  12. reunion
  13. nonfiction
  14. rebound
  15. prejudge
  16. readjust
  17. misprint
  18. nonprofit
  19. nonstick
  20. precaution

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

misinterpret, mispronounce, noncommittal, reconstruct, reorganize

 

Week 28   Suffixes -less, -ment, -ness

  1. countless
  2. payment
  3. goodness
  4. fairness
  5. hopeless
  6. treatment
  7. statement
  8. breathless
  9. restless
  10. enjoyment
  11. pavement
  12. flawless
  13. tireless
  14. amazement
  15. amusement
  16. greatness
  17. punishment
  18. timeless
  19. needless
  20. painless

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

announcement, appointment, requirement, awkwardness, expressionless

 

Week 29    Suffixes -ful, -ly, -ion 

  1. careful
  2. tasteful
  3. lonely
  4. powerful
  5. suggestion
  6. peaceful
  7. recently
  8. extremely
  9. certainly
  10. wisely
  11. harmful
  12. monthly
  13. yearly
  14. successful
  15. playful
  16. thoughtful
  17. actually
  18. pollution
  19. correction
  20. eagerly

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

separation, description, immediately, suspenseful, completely

 

Week 30      Silent Consonants

  1. island
  2. column
  3. knee
  4. often
  5. known
  6. castle
  7. thumb
  8. half
  9. wring
  10. whistle
  11. autumn
  12. knuckles
  13. numb
  14. Illinois
  15. rhyme
  16. climber
  17. limb
  18. plumbing
  19. unwritten
  20. clothes

Bonus Words:  (Teacher will choose two words to include on the test.)

raspberry, symptom, Wyoming, salmon, cologne

 

 
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