Fifth Grade Spelling Words – 36 Week Program

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The fifth grade spelling words curriculum below spans 36 weeks and includes a master spelling list and five different printable spelling activities per week to help support learning. You may print materials for your classroom or distribute them to parents for home use. (read more about the spelling curriculum design.) To take full advantage of the program, consider using the spelling program together with the companion 5th grade reading comprehension worksheets.

Teacher / Parent Materials (PDF Format)

5th Grade Master Spelling List (36 weeks/6 pages) View Master Spelling List
This master list includes 36 weeks of spelling lists, and covers sight words, academic words, and 4th grade level appropriate patterns for words, focusing on word families, prefixes/suffixes, homophones, compound words, word roots/origins and more.
5th Grade Dictation Sentences are now included in each week’s activity set: The teacher/parent will read each sentence aloud and the student will write each sentence on the provided worksheet. This helps ensure that students are making the connection between the spelling words and how they are used in context. It also allows you to check and correct problems with language conventions such as capitalization and punctuation.

Each week  includes 5 Different 3rd Grade Spelling Activities! 

Fifth Grade Spelling Words Worksheets (PDF Format)

SPELLING LISTS & ACTIVITIES FOCUS
Spelling Words Master List Master 5th Grade Spelling List Master Spelling List for all weeks
Week 1 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, suffix -ant, and academic vocabulary
Week 2 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, suffix -ent, and academic vocabulary
Week 3 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, suffix -able, and academic vocabulary
Week 4 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, suffix -ible, and academic vocabulary
Week 5 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, suffix -able, and academic vocabulary
Week 6 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, number related, and academic vocabulary
Week 7 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, “shun” words, and academic vocabulary
Week 8 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, “shun” words, and academic vocabulary
Week 9 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, altered sound, and academic vocabulary
Week 10 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, altered sound, and academic vocabulary
Week 11 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, altered sound, and academic vocabulary
Week 12 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, homographs, and academic vocabulary
Week 13 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, homographs, and academic vocabulary
Week 14 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, plural changes, and academic vocabulary
Week 15 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, plural changes, and academic vocabulary
Week 16 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, double w/-ed, and academic vocabulary
Week 17 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, double w/-ing, and academic vocabulary
Week 18 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, polysyllabic -ing, and academic vocabulary
Week 19 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, polysyllabic -ing, and academic vocabulary
Week 20 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, polysyllabic w/suffix, and academic vocabulary
Week 21 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, polysyllabic w/suffix, and academic vocabulary
Week 22 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, prefix ad-, and academic vocabulary
Week 23 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, prefix com-, and academic vocabulary
Week 24 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, prefix coll-, and academic vocabulary
Week 25 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, prefix dis-, and academic vocabulary
Week 26 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, prefix in-, and academic vocabulary
Week 27 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, prefix ob-, and academic vocabulary
Week 28 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, sub-, and academic vocabulary
Week 29 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, suffix -ology, and academic vocabulary
Week 30 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, suffix -ology, and academic vocabulary
Week 31 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, Greek root aero, and academic vocabulary
Week 32 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, Greek root ambi, and academic vocabulary
Week 33 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, Greek root anti, and academic vocabulary
Week 34 Spelling Words List and activities Sight words, Greek root ann/enn, and academic vocabulary
Week 35 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, Greek roots audi/astro, and academic vocabulary
Week 36 Spelling Words List and activities  Sight words, Greek roots graph/fract, and academic vocabulary