6th Grade Spelling Tests and Practice Tests

If you're concerned about your 6th grade child's spelling grades, you may want to provide extra practice at home. Browse the following websites for worksheets, games and activities you can use to help your child become a proficient speller.

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VocabularySpellingCity.com's Games and Activities

Children can prepare for spelling tests by playing the free spelling games at VocabularySpellingCity.com. Before playing the games on this site, you can enter your child's spelling list or let the website generate one for you. This website can use your child's specific spelling words to create word scrambles, crosswords and quizzes. You can even save spelling lists by completing a free registration. Other games available for 6th grade kids cover compound words, analogies and contractions.

Home Spelling Words' Online Program

Kids can practice their spelling words online with Home Spelling Words. You can type your child's spelling words into the computer or use a pre-selected set of words by grade level. The computer reads the list and students can type in the correct spelling of the words. This multi-sensory approach helps kids remember the words better because they see and hear the word spoken.

You can also create sentences using your child's spelling words for additional practice. The tests are graded online. Free registration is required to use the program and a demonstration is available so you can see how it works.

Spelling Worksheets from Tlsbooks.com

Tlsbooks.com has a variety of free spelling worksheets available to make spelling fun for your 6th grade child. You may also wish to select from multi-grade worksheets for additional practice. You can print all of the worksheets and administer them to your child at home.

There are 200 spelling lists available on the site ranging in grade level from 1st-6th. In addition, the site offers word searches to practice spelling. Some word searches have 6th grade level literature tie-ins, such as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. Kids can also practice vocabulary with literary terms and Latin/English abbreviations worksheets.

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