Tricky 450! 3rd Grade Spelling Program | 30 Weeks | PDF | Google Slides

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool, Staff
Formats Included
  • PDF
257 pages
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Tricky 450! 3rd Grade Spelling - 30 Week Course with Daily Lessons for the 450 Most Commonly Misspelled Words for Third Graders. This is a printable workbook with an optional online companion.

What's included?

- 30 week course with daily lessons

- 15 words in each weekly word list

- 9 activities each week

- Google Slides that allow students to hear pronunciation of words & take online pen & paper spelling tests.

- Answer Key

- Individual Record Keeping Sheet

- Classroom Record Keeping Sheet

- Completion Certificate


Tricky 450! represents the 450 most often misspelled words 3rd graders face in their lessons, quizzes and tests. These are the toughest, meanest and most problematic words out there so if your young learners can tame this cumbersome catalog, they are on the path to spelling enlightenment. But, seriously, this is THE list your students should know. And if they can master Tricky 450!, the rest will be a piece of cake.


Over the past 15 years, has been the go-to, online spelling solution for hundreds of thousands of teachers, parents and students. During that time, in our pursuit of providing the best possible learning experience, we have data mined millions of records, tests, lessons and exercises with the goal of producing the quintessential spelling list for each grade. The result is Tricky 450! and our philosophy is simple; easy words are easy, concentrate on the more demanding, challenging words to take your spelling to the next level.


As teachers and parents, we all want what’s best for our children. And when young learners start the journey down the sometimes confusing, and often dull, road of traditional rote learning and memorization, the need does arise for supplemental training tools. The best of these programs stimulate interaction between the student and subject matter while at the same time promoting meaningful engagement with the goal of learning to mastery.

Tricky 450! is just that and as a curriculum, offers a traditional, handwriting/workbook experience that allows students to master and retain the essential words needed to build their literacy foundation and increase their reading comprehension.


Tricky 450! provides the best of both worlds; a traditional approach leveraging the technical advantageous of online interactivity. Paper and pen meet digital learning all wrapped up in a self-paced curriculum any student can follow. Our daily lessons are fun and devoid of monotony thereby firmly establishing that engaging spelling instruction can be designed to help children learn and retain critical words resulting in better reading, higher test scores, and future academic success.


Mid-Term Spelling Test after Week #15 (digital companion)

Final Spelling Test after students complete all lessons (digital companion)

*Note: Digital Spelling Test includes a teacher answer key.

Total Pages
257 pages
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