Elementary School: 3rd Grade Words

Words for children of 3rd Grade, it includes spelling, academic, and reading words. Students in 3rd grade should spell all Dolch and Fry words. This 3rd grade list has 300 spelling words; each word has a definition and sample. They are selected by usage frequency too.
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Spelling Words
Upon 3rd grade, your spelling words should be over 1200 words. Finish this list means you can spell all words in Dolch and Fry, then you should be able to deal with elementary level writing now.

Don't confuse sight words and spelling words. Sight words need your instinct reflection; spelling words may let you think a while. So, you should be able to spell all Fry word in 3rd grade but may delay to master them as sight words until 5th grade.

We develop online tools for each word, like interactive cards. However, the nature of spelling is on paper, not on screen. It is why we also provide lots of printable worksheets for offline exercise.
3rd Grade Spelling List 1   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
key
president
trouble
cool
cloud
sent
symbol
wear
save
experiment
alone
drawing
east
choose
single
touch
information
express
mouth
equal
decimal
yourself
control
practice
report
straight
rise
statement
suppose
woman
coast
bank
period
wire
visit
bit
whose
3rd Grade Spelling List 2   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
received
strange
caught
fell
captain
direct
serve
desert
increase
history
cost
maybe
business
separate
uncle
hunting
flow
lady
student
human
art
feeling
supply
corner
electric
insect
crop
tone
sand
doctor
provide
thus
won't
cook
bone
mall
board
3rd Grade Spelling List 3   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
modern
compound
mine
wasn't
addition
belong
safe
soldier
guess
silent
trade
rather
compare
crowd
poem
enjoy
element
indicate
except
expect
interesting
sense
string
blow
famous
value
wing
movement
pole
exciting
branch
thick
blood
lie
loud
consider
suggest
3rd Grade Spelling List 4   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
thin
position
enter
fruit
tie
rich
dollar
sight
chief
stream
planet
rhythm
science
major
observe
tube
necessary
weight
meat
lift
process
army
hat
property
particular
term
current
sell
shoulder
industry
block
spread
cattle
wife
sharp
company
radio
3rd Grade Spelling List 5   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
we'll
capital
factory
settle
isn't
southern
truck
fair
print
wouldn't
ahead
chance
born
level
triangle
molecule
repeat
column
western
church
oxygen
plural
various
agreed
opposite
wrong
chart
prepared
solution
fresh
shop
suffix
especially
actually
afraid
dead
sugar
3rd Grade Spelling List 6   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
adjective
fig
office
huge
gun
similar
death
score
forward
stretch
experience
rose
allow
fear
worker
women
bought
march
northern
create
difficult
match
win
doesn't
steel
total
deal
determine
evening
hoe
rope
cotton
detail
entire
substance
smell
tool
3rd Grade Spelling List 7   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
condition
track
arrive
locate
sir
seat
division
effect
underline
view
juice
bruise
pony
bunny
hobby
favorite
really
February
mouse
clown
mountain
shower
arm
cart
bark
barn
alarm
carve
garbage
turtle
burn
hamburger
perfect
won
bare
airplane
bathtub
3rd Grade Spelling List 8   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
playground
sunshine
Arizona
spaceship
girlfriend
seashore
hall
awful
crawl
walnut
Miami
yawn
purple
gentle
aunt
April
cereal
dream
dragon
drum
scarf
gift
drawer
artist
chalk
chocolate
recycle
refill
silly
tourist
unsafe
vegetable
video
year
Sunday
trick
understood
visitor
weak
restart
Ohio
Academic Words
Word List for Arts
apostrophe
Speak
text character used to mark the possessive or to show the omission of letters or numbers
article
Speak
essay; editorial; individual thing or element of a class
background
Speak
the state of the environment in which a situation exists; information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
biography
Speak
an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life
cause
Speak
something produces a result; basis for an action or response; a reason
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Word List for Social
artifact
Speak
object made by human beings; inaccurate observation, effect, or result
ballot
Speak
printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election
candidate
Speak
person who is considered for something; person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor
chronology
Speak
time sequence; arrangement of events in time
city council
Speak
a governing body of people elected to oversee management of a city and represent the interests of residents
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Word List for Math
associative property
Speak
a property of some binary operations
calculator
Speak
a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
Celsius
Speak
of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water
circle graph
Speak
a type of graph in which a circle is divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole
combination
Speak
blend; union; the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
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Word List for Science
absorb
Speak
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention
adaptations
Speak
change in behavior of a person or group in response to new or modified surroundings
chlorophyll
Speak
any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
clay
Speak
very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
compost
Speak
a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer
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