Free Spelling & Vocabulary Curriculum
Below you will find free homeschool spelling & vocabulary curriculum. If you’re looking for other subjects, click.
C = Christian based curriculum
AAAspell.com (1st to 8th)
Each grade level has 30 weeks’ worth of spelling lists based on McGuffey’s Eclectic Spelling Book. The website offers ten different online practice activities for each week’s spelling words.
Barefoot Ragamuffin Curriculum (1st to 4th)
This spelling journal eBook provides practice for spelling rules and phonographs. It is intended for use alongside another spelling program or prepared dictation. Seventy-five phonogram flash cards are also included in the download.
Bible Based Spelling (1st to 3rd) C
These downloadable spelling lessons use words taken from the first 35 Bible lessons at Garden of Praise, Stories from the Old and New Testaments.
The Child’s Own Spelling Book (2nd to 8th)
This book contains spelling lists for each grade, as well as teaching suggestions.
Cozy Spelling (7th)
The Cozy Spelling Course is a 36-week text and audio based curriculum that teaches the spelling of 600 7th grade level words. Pretests, exercises, dictation sentences, spelling rules, final tests, and answer keys are included.
The Homeschool Daily (1st to 5th)
This website provides printable spelling worksheets to use with K12 Reader’s spelling lists.
K12 Reader (1st to 5th & 8th to 12th)
K12 Reader’s spelling courses for 1st to 5th grade consist of downloadable spelling lists, practice worksheets, and dictation sentences. The spelling words correlate to K12 Reader’s weekly reading comprehension worksheets for these grades. Additionally, they offer a downloadable one-year high school spelling course which can be taken at any point during high school or in 8th grade for some students.
McGraw Hill (1st to 12th)
This website provides PDF downloads of Treasures Spelling workbooks for 1st through 6th grade and Spelling Power workbooks for 7th through 12th grade. These resources are listed in a long list of other links. Scroll down to the “Completely FREE PDF Work Books” heading and click “Spelling Book” under your child’s grade level.
McGuffey’s Eclectic Spelling Book (2nd to 6th) C
This classic textbook provides 248 lessons on spelling, pronunciation, abbreviations, usage, vocabulary, and more. The lessons begin with letter sounds and then build in difficultly.
The Phonics Page (2nd to 12th) C
This website’s series of video-based spelling lessons help students (4th grade and up) improve their spelling by teaching phonetic spelling and syllable division rules. Children reading below the 4th grade level who need spelling help should use phonics lessons.
Spelling City (K to 8th)
This website allows students to practice spelling words with interactive games. You can use premade word lists or import your own.
Spelling for Writing (1st to 5th)
These downloadable workbooks teach both spelling and writing skills. Each workbook has a corresponding parent’s guide. Scroll to the bottom of the linked page to download the books.
Spelling Training (1st to 5th)
This website offers online spelling practice, spelling games, and tests. Parents can import their own words or use premade grade level or themed lists.
Spelling Words Well (K to 12th)
SWW provides spelling lists, worksheets, activities, and games. The website also has spelling bee word lists and resources.
Tree Valley Academy (1st to 6th)
This website provides themed spelling lists that incorporate the Fry and Dolch sight words. There are 36 spelling lists per grade. Some of the lists also have corresponding printable worksheets.
Hand2Mind (K to 5th)
Hand2Mind offers worksheets that teach vocabulary skills.
K5 Learning (1st to 5th)
K5 Learning’s collection of vocabulary worksheets helps students improve vocabulary, word recognition, and usage.
K12 Reader (K to 12th)
This website’s large selection of printable vocabulary worksheets covers dictionary skills, Fry sight words, Dolch sight words, phonetics, homographs, homophones, prefixes, root words, shades of meaning, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms and more.
The Measured Mom (2nd to 6th)
This downloadable vocabulary journal is used to help children learn and understand new words they encounter in books they read. The author recommends completing three to five entries per week.
VocabTest.com (6th to 12th)
VocabTest.com teaches vocabulary through the use of online quizzes, games, and other activities. Printable quizzes and flashcards are also available.
Vocabulary Power (7th to 12th)
This website provides PDF downloads of Vocabulary Power workbooks. The workbooks are listed in a long list of other links. Scroll down to the “Completely FREE PDF Work Books” heading and click “Vocabulary Workbook” under your child’s grade level.
Vocabulary.com (5th to 12th)
Vocabulary.com is an interactive online platform for developing and practicing vocabulary. Parents may enter a list of words for their children to work on or choose a list that’s been created by other users. Parents can also paste a passage of text into the website, and it will choose a list of suggested words to use based on the text.
More Language Arts Curriculum
If you are looking for additional resources to complete your language arts program, visit this page. There are free curriculum options for grammar, reading, composition, handwriting, and poetry.