4th Grade Spelling: Words that Fourth Graders Should Know

Many 4th grade teachers give weekly spelling tests to their students. If you'd like to help your child with his or her spelling words outside of the classroom, review the word list below after school or when your child has spare time.

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Where Can I Find 4th Grade Spelling Word Lists?

Grade-appropriate vocabulary words are easily accessible online from a variety of free teaching and education sites. In addition to new words your child can practice, several sites also offer interactive spelling games or printable worksheets. If you do not have easy access to the Web, some bookstores offer spelling curriculum books by grade or age level that can be used outside of the classroom. If you're struggling to find new word lists, try consulting your child's teacher for more direction.

4th Grade Word List

Associate (n., adj., uh-soh-shee-it ; v. uh-soh-shee-yet)

- Adjective

1. Related but with lower status.

- Noun

1. An accomplice, companion, comrade or partner.

- Verb

1. To connect or unite with another.

Boundary (boun-duh-ree)

- Noun

1. Something that indicates a limitation.

Danger (deyn-jer)

- Noun

1. A liability or risk.

2. A menace.

Fascinate (fas-uh-neyt)

- Verb

1. To attract or transfix with charm or supernatural power.

2. To command curiosity or interest in.

Gigantic (jahy-gan-tik)

- Adjective

1. Very large or huge.

Jaunt (jawnt)

- Noun

1. A short excursion or trip taken for pleasure.

- Verb

1. To make a short trip for pleasure.

Money (muhn-ee)

- Adjective

1. Involving or pertaining to currency.

- Noun

1. Medium of exchange in circulation.

Numeral (noo-mer-uh)

- Adjective

1. Of or relating to numbers.

2. Expressing a number.

- Noun

1. A symbol that represents a number.

Thirsty (thur-stee)

- Adjective

1. Feeling the need for or craving liquid, parched.

2. Having a strong desire or eagerness for more.

Wheeze (hweez)

- Noun

1. The sound caused by difficult breathing.

- Verb

1. To have difficulty breathing, accompanied by a whistling sound.

2. To make a sound representing a difficulty breathing.

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