Elementary School: 1st Grade Words

Words for children of 1st Grade, it includes spelling, academic, and reading words. The 1st grade of elementary school brings a new life for kids, these 300 spelling words help to build a basic vocabulary in the new stage.
 Quick Access 1st Grade Vocabularies
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The 1st grade's spelling words are shown by usage frequency, and we list the second 300 everyday words in 8 sub-lists, which are ordered by frequency too.

We don't give definitions for these words, just show with examples, because of too basic to explain with other words. They belong to the most common 1000 words so that every minute you spend on them is useful.

Although we offer online tools, like interactive cards, spelling is mainly done on papers. So we also provide printable worksheets and encourage tutors and parents to download and print.
1st Grade Spelling List 1   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
more
other
than
should
such
great
most
life
without
through
being
might
even
people
same
last
thought
eyes
still
place
while
also
young
things
years
face
another
left
part
world
took
night
each
between
mind
few
called
1st Grade Spelling List 2   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
set
country
knew
side
something
enough
words
mother
end
room
almost
water
morning
until
began
next
form
large
often
friend
means
near
state
hope
above
high
city
hear
least
along
land
leave
air
point
child
number
free
1st Grade Spelling List 3   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
second
earth
lost
family
feel
truth
rest
different
need
met
answer
sea
hard
turn
close
party
story
book
talk
idea
across
sometimes
line
river
change
happy
seem
sound
late
stand
real
bad
below
led
pay
note
wind
1st Grade Spelling List 4   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
paper
important
window
send
action
follow
sweet
unless
ship
outside
stay
school
food
reach
grew
month
wood
stone
sudden
wait
cry
step
race
begin
learn
study
picture
America
Indian
spring
dress
spot
break
camp
move
class
example
1st Grade Spelling List 5   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
train
fit
rock
mountains
page
sad
thirty
sick
shut
forest
animal
tall
daily
group
add
brave
check
moon
list
nice
throw
drive
rode
pocket
sentence
January
teeth
square
slow
catch
nose
yesterday
drop
mile
cup
dance
fat
1st Grade Spelling List 6   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
flat
throat
store
band
plant
wet
spend
cap
press
job
oil
hit
flew
pen
yard
star
bottle
fun
stuff
presents
hunt
teacher
princess
feed
inch
trip
newspaper
desk
mud
fort
clock
slip
chin
beach
bath
mail
paint
1st Grade Spelling List 7   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
blew
clay
spell
pack
engine
park
push
shirt
pitch
pot
punish
woke
ripe
bunch
swim
team
swing
elephant
crash
van
kick
dig
pet
pin
borrow
float
Easter
goat
grade
rabbit
bacon
brand
celebrate
twins
wreath
tap
kneel
1st Grade Spelling List 8   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
rug
gum
attic
bug
bat
dad
frog
squirrel
Santa Claus
miss
it's
hop
mop
bus
bike
tape
rip
kite
kitten
puppy
sled
fry
grandma
mom
bend
dive
stuck
bump
campground
lettuce
sat
hug
hamster
baseball
chew
zoo
shampoo
classroom
Halloween
soccer
hopscotch
Academic Words
Word List for Arts
blend
Speak
combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture
compare
Speak
examine and note the similarities or differences of
compound word
Speak
a word composed of two or more stems
consonant
Speak
compatible; harmonious
contraction
Speak
act of decreasing something in size or volume or quantity or scope
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Word List for Social
authority
Speak
jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government
citizenship
Speak
status of a citizen with rights and duties
city
Speak
a large and densely populated urban area
consequence
Speak
result; relation of a result to its cause; logical conclusion or inference
continent
Speak
one of the large landmasses of the earth
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Word List for Math
add
Speak
determine the sum of
addition
Speak
a quantity that is added; something added to what you already have
analog clock
Speak
a clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial
capacity
Speak
mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
certain
Speak
reliable in operation or effect; having or feeling no doubt
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Word List for Science
air
Speak
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; the region above the ground
balance
Speak
being in equilibrium; equilibrium; symmetry; stability
classification
Speak
assigning to a class or category
Earth
Speak
the planet on which we live; the world
environment
Speak
surroundings; totality of surrounding conditions
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Word List for Literature
The Little Match Girl   Word List
hitherto
Speak
ad. until now or until the point in time under discussion
scuffle
Speak
v. walk by dragging one's feet
dreadful
Speak
a. very unpleasant
a. causing fear or dread or terror
urchin
Speak
n. poor and often mischievous city child
cradle
Speak
n. a baby bed with sides and rockers
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The Leap-frog   Word List
exquisite
Speak
a. delicately beautiful
a. lavishly elegant and refined
pasteboard
Speak
n. a type of thin board made by pasting together sheets of paper
chirp
Speak
v. utter a short, sharp, high-pitched sound
sheer
Speak
a. nothing other than
vexation
Speak
n. anger produced by some annoying irritation
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The Bell   Word List
multitude
Speak
n. the common people generally
n. a large gathering of people
thitherward
Speak
ad. toward that place
attune
Speak
v. adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
stroll
Speak
v. walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
clump
Speak
n. a compacted mass or lump of something
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Cat and Mouse in Partnership   Word List
acquaintance
Speak
n. a person that you have met but do not know well
at length
Speak
ad. after a long time
provision
Speak
n. the act of providing something
altar
Speak
n. the table in Christian churches where communion is given
yearning
Speak
n. a strong feeling of wishing for something, especially something that you cannot have or get easily
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The Miser in the Bush   Word List
diligent
Speak
a. characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks
miser
Speak
n. someone who has a strong wish to have money and hates to spend it
dwarf
Speak
n. a creature like a little man with magical powers
grant
Speak
v. give or allow someone something, usually in an official way
fiddle
Speak
n. a violin
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Clever Hans   Word List
hay
Speak
n. grass that is cut and dried and used as animal food
sleeve
Speak
n. the part of a piece of clothing that covers some or all of the arm
suffocate
Speak
v. (cause someone to) die because of not having enough oxygen
bacon
Speak
n. meat from the back or sides of a pig, often eaten fried in thin slices
devour
Speak
v. eat greedily
v. destroy completely
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The Twelve Huntsmen   Word List
proclaim
Speak
v. affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
v. declare formally; declare someone to be something
betroth
Speak
v. give to in marriage
fret
Speak
v. worry unnecessarily or excessively
resemble
Speak
v. appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to
wondrous
Speak
a. extremely and surprisingly good
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The Seven Ravens   Word List
christen
Speak
v. give a baby a name at a Christian ceremony and make him or her a member of the Christian Church
pitcher
Speak
n. a large, round container for liquids that has a flat base, a handle, and a very narrow raised opening
raven
Speak
n. the largest bird in the crow family, with shiny black feathers
croak
Speak
v. utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
fulfill
Speak
v. put in effect
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The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids   Word List
kid
Speak
n. a young goat
devour
Speak
v. eat greedily
v. destroy completely
wretch
Speak
n. a person who experiences something unpleasant
bleat
Speak
v. produce the sound made by a sheep or goat
lump
Speak
v. group or chunk together in a certain order
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Mother Holle   Word List
spindle
Speak
n. a rod or pin serving as an axis that revolves or on which something revolves
harshly
Speak
ad. in an unkind or severe way
distress
Speak
n. a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain
meadow
Speak
n. a field with grass and often wild flowers in it
cinder
Speak
n. a small piece of partly burned coal or wood
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