1st Grade Spelling Worksheets from Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables (formerly Scholastic Printables) offers more than 650 first grade spelling worksheets that that help kids master fundamental spelling skills. These engaging resources provide creative ways to teach kids spelling across a variety of topics, covering spelling patterns, tricky words, sight words, homophones, math words, social studies terms, science vocabulary, and more!

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1st Grade Spelling Worksheets Cover:

  • Affixes
  • Compound Words
  • Consonant Blends
  • Content-Area Vocabulary
  • Contractions
  • Digraphs
  • Long & Short Vowels
  • Holidays & Seasonal Terms
  • Homophones
  • Math Words
  • Names
  • Prefixes & Suffixes
  • Plurals
  • Proofreading & Editing
  • Science Vocabulary
  • Sight Words
  • Social Studies Terms
  • Spelling Patterns
  • Word Building
  • Word Families
  • And More!

Sample 1st Grade Spelling Worksheets

Scholastic Teachables has more than 650 1st grade spelling worksheets targeted for all your teaching needs. Here's a sample of first grade activities and worksheets for you to try in your class FREE with a 30-day trial or subscription.
Counting Up Word Ladder
(1st Grade Spelling Worksheets)
Students start at the bottom of the ladder, then add, remove, or rearrange letters in each word until they reach the top!

Grades: 1-2
Topics: Spelling, Phonics & Word Study, Vocabulary
Long Vowel (-ail): Word Family Tree
(1st Grade Spelling Worksheets)
Fill up this adorable “tree” with words containing a must-know phonogram. This activity page provides repeated practice in building words that contain a target word family.

Grades: K-1
Topics: Spelling, Phonemic Awareness, Long Vowels
Elephant Tricks: Short-e Sound
(1st Grade Spelling Worksheets)
Students will have lots of fun exploring and spelling words with the short-e sound with these varied activities.

Grade: 1
Topics: Spelling, Phonemic Awareness, Short Vowels