Try these words to play spelling bees, use as sight words or engage your child in fun and easy learning games. These words are suitable for 9-10 year olds.
Easy spelling words
About, agree, above, across, alert, among, angry, annoy, another, award, aware, badge, basic, battle, beast, board, build, burst, cactus, careless, chase, chimney,circus, close, clothing, coach, coming, crawl, deaf, double, equal, evening, everything, flour, flower, froze, garbage, growl, hollow, honey, hoping, include, insist, jeans, kitchen, lace, laugh, little, marble, match, midnight, monkey, newspaper, offer, pillow, porch, recover, remember, report, riddle, scale, scrape, scream, seashore,season, shallow, shrimp, sidewalk, simple, slate, sleeve, stepped, stopped, strong, thrill, ticket, title, torch, trace, unlock, wonder, write.
Medium difficulty spelling words
Actor, addition, advice, against, ahead, amount, annual, answer, apiece, argue, author, avoid, beetle, borrow, breath, calm, canal, cannon, central, charge, collar, continue, creation, cried, daily, decorator, device, direction, earthquake, enough, excuse, fraction, furniture, ghost, guess, ignore, island, journal, judge, kept, ledge,lettuce, manage, mention, narrate, nineteen, noisy, often, palm, people, portion,praise, remark, repair, royal, shear, slept, station, steam, strange, stretch, sweat, terrible, themselves, thirsty, throne, tried, trouble, understand, until, vacation,visitor, vocal, wander, weave, whenever, whole.
Challenging spelling words
Arithmetic, avenue, beggar, bridge, caution, celery, cellar, century, chute, cough,couple, court, cousin, daughter, exercise, freight, fulfill, general, genius, gentle, giraffe, glacier, height, hydrant, icicle, image, issue, measles, nation, naughty, notion, ocean, plight, poise, poison, position, regular, remain, rough, scarce, statue, stockings, taught, throat, tomorrow, tough, unknown, unlikely, unusual, usual, value,vegetable, voyage, width.
This article was written by Amy Reiter for Kidspot, New Zealand’s leading education resource for parents.