Elementary School: 5th Grade Words

Words for children of 5th Grade, it includes spelling, academic, and reading words. The 5th grade is the last year of elementary school; its spelling list consists of 300 high-frequency words from everyday life and shows in 8 sub-lists alphabetically.
 Quick Access 5th Grade Vocabularies
Spelling Words What is spelling words?
The 5th grade 300 spelling words show here alphabetically; like 4th grade's ones, they are widespread words in daily life. When leaving elementary school, you should own 1800 most common spelling words, which can cover 90 percent of requirements in generic writing.

Like 4th grade, we organize all words of the grade alphabetically. It gives convenience to find and review a word. It is possibly a challenge for young students to learn hundreds of words by alphabet. So we develop some online and offline tools to make things easy.

In addition to online cards and interactive list, we also offer printable worksheets. Because of the nature of spelling, printable worksheets help very much for elementary school children to build basic spelling skills.
5th Grade Spelling List 1   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
advantage
aisle
alley
allowance
alphabet
angel
announcement
anywhere
apologize
appointment
assignment
autograph
awhile
backpack
barefoot
barrel
basketball
beet
behavior
blanket
bounce
bound
breathless
brightness
broccoli
broke
brook
bubble
buffalo
butcher
cabinet
cable
canoe
careless
cash
celery
cement
5th Grade Spelling List 2   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
centimeter
chalkboard
champion
chapter
charge
cheerful
chop
chronicle
classmate
closet
commercial
commute
completely
compose
composition
conference
confuse
congratulate
conscience
conscious
construction
contest
correction
couple
courtroom
coward
crazy
credit
criticism
cruise
crumb
crumble
curfew
cushion
danger
dealt
December
5th Grade Spelling List 3   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
decide
define
delicate
delivery
dessert
destructive
diner
dirty
disagree
disappear
dishonest
dislike
disobedience
distrust
dolphin
donkey
drove
eleven
especial
excellent
excess
excuse
explosion
extra
fairness
fence
fireproof
flashlight
Florida
football
fourteen
fourth
fudge
fuel
gallon
geometry
giant
5th Grade Spelling List 4   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
giraffe
goodness
graduate
grasshopper
grateful
greatness
heal
health
heartbroken
height
helpless
hideous
hockey
honey
hopefully
hopeless
hospital
hotel
identify
impossible
inactive
incomplete
inconvenient
incorrect
incredible
independent
inference
insensitive
inspect
instructor
interview
invade
invasion
invention
invisible
invite
isle
5th Grade Spelling List 5   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
journalism
July
jury
Kansas
kindergarten
kitchen
lately
lazy
liquid
location
magnet
March
mean
menu
meter
metric
mileage
misbehave
misfortune
misplace
mistreat
model
monkey
mood
motor
motorcycle
muffin
multiplication
mustard
neighbor
nephew
nerve
nighttime
obstruction
odd
offer
operation
5th Grade Spelling List 6   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
oven
package
paddle
painful
passage
pavement
payment
peace
peaceful
personal
personality
pickle
pint
pleasure
pledge
poetry
pollution
pond
postage
pour
powerful
private
protect
proud
pudding
punishment
pursuit
quart
queen
quick
quilt
raise
rattle
react
rebuild
recall
recess
5th Grade Spelling List 7   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
recognize
referral
relate
relative
relax
respectfully
respectively
reunion
reuse
rough
safely
salmon
season
semester
sensitize
sentimental
separation
serious
shelter
sheriff
shoot
shudder
signal
skateboard
snack
softball
soften
softness
somewhere
spotless
squash
stable
station
stole
stomach
storage
storm
5th Grade Spelling List 8   Word List Spelling Quiz Worksheet
structural
suffer
suit
support
sword
teammate
Texas
therapy
thermal
thirsty
thoughtful
throne
title
toe
tongue
touchdown
tough
trash
treat
treatment
ugly
unfortunate
universe
unusual
useless
vacation
victory
waist
waste
weekend
weekly
weird
welcome
whatever
wheat
whenever
wherever
whirl
worry
worthless
wreckage
Academic Words
Word List for Arts
argument
Speak
a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
bias
Speak
preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
business letter
Speak
a letter dealing with business
cinquain
Speak
a five line poetic form which consists of 2, 4, 6, 8 then 2 syllables
colon
Speak
a punctuation mark used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation
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Word List for Social
Articles of the Confederation
Speak
an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution
Bill of Rights
Speak
a statement of the rights of a class of people
Canada
Speak
a nation in northern North America, has the longest unguarded border with the United States
Central America
Speak
the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
civil war
Speak
a war between factions in the same country
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Word List for Math
algebraic expression
Speak
an expression built up from constants, variables, and a finite number of algebraic operations
angle
Speak
the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
array
Speak
an orderly arrangement; an impressive display; an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
axis
Speak
the center around which something rotates; pivot
central tendency
Speak
a central value or a typical value for a probability distribution
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Word List for Science
aerial
Speak
of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air
atmospheric
Speak
relating to or located in the atmosphere
balanced force
Speak
forces are balanced when the forces pushing (or pulling) an object in one direction are the same size as the forces acting in the opposite direction
cloud cover
Speak
the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
consumer
Speak
people who buy goods or services
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Word List for Literature
The Secret Garden   Word List
ayah
Speak
n. nursemaid or nanny employed by Europeans in India
fretful
Speak
a. nervous and unable to relax
a. habitually complaining
toddling
Speak
a. walking unsteadily
tyrannical
Speak
a. having absolute sovereignty
a. marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
cross
Speak
a. annoyed or angry
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The Elderbush   Word List
elderflower
Speak
n. flower of elder, used to make drinks
accord
Speak
n. voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act
haughty
Speak
a. arrogantly superior and disdainful
spout
Speak
n. an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
waterpail
Speak
n. a water bucket
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The Happy Family   Word List
burdock
Speak
n. large herbaceous plant of daisy family
fricassee
Speak
n. a dish of stewed or fried pieces of meat served in a thick white sauce
manor
Speak
n. the landed estate of a lord, including the house on it
venerable
Speak
a. profoundly honored
a. impressive by reason of age
genteel
Speak
a. marked by refinement in taste and manners
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Snow-White and Rose-Red   Word List
roe
Speak
n. a small Eurasian deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns grayish in winter
stag
Speak
n. a male deer
bough
Speak
n. any of the larger branches of a tree
mishap
Speak
n. an instance of misfortune
n. an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
precipice
Speak
n. a very steep cliff
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The Water of Life   Word List
sole
Speak
a. being one only, single
sugarloaf
Speak
n. conical moulded mass of sugar, refined sugar molded into a cone
haughtily
Speak
ad. in an unfriendly way and seeming to consider yourself better than other people
straiten
Speak
v. squeeze together
abide
Speak
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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Hansel and Gretel   Word List
dearth
Speak
n. an amount of something that is too small: a lack
procure
Speak
v. get something, especially after an effort
plane
Speak
v. remove small strips of wood from a surface with a special tool
forsake
Speak
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you
sluggard
Speak
n. a lazy person
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The Juniper Tree   Word List
peel
Speak
v. strip the skin off
cuff
Speak
v, strike (someone) with an open hand, especially on the head
buffet
Speak
v. strike repeatedly and violently
mist
Speak
n. a light rain or a collection of very small drops of water in the air that is like a fog
pincer
Speak
n. a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
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Iron Hans   Word List
roe
Speak
n. a small deer which lacks a visible tail and has a reddish summer coat that turns grayish in winter
scour
Speak
v. search a place or thing very carefully in order to try to find something
bale
Speak
v. remove water from a boat using a container
gild
Speak
v. decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
rake
Speak
v. search in a container by moving the contents around quickly
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The Valiant Little Tailor   Word List
grumble
Speak
v. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
stitch
Speak
n. a piece of thread sewn in cloth
unbidden
Speak
a. without having been commanded or invited
hasten
Speak
v. speed up the progress of
v. move at high speed
girdle
Speak
n. an encircling or ringlike structure
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