Mrs. Ursitti's First Grade Class


Spelling Word Lists 2015-2016


Please note that this word list is in a Word format.


This is the spelling word list for the grade level.  On the weekly spelling word lists that are sent home each Friday, some words may be substituted with more challenging ones for the accelerated/gifted class. 


 Spelling Words - Journeys Reading Series.docx






Students are exposed to the following vocabulary words in a Monday read- aloud and these words are reviewed throughout the week, but they are not tested.


Vocabulary Words - Journeys Unit 1



Lesson 1Week of 9/7excellent, suddenly, miss, invitation, ruin, beautiful
Lesson 2Week of 9/14bandits, chattered, brave, ears, still, steady
Lesson 3Week of 9/21apart, worried, sneaked, crept, snout, proud
Lesson 4Week of 9/28canvas, important, rhythm, combinations, row, ease
Lesson 5Week of 10/5subways, space, alleys, ferry, dash, sealed

















Vocabulary Words - Journeys Unit 2


Lesson 6Week of 10/12figure, tossed, clang, fault, plenty, jumbled
Lesson 7Week of 10/19creek, warn, crows, agreement, discussed, bills
Lesson 8Week of 11/2faraway, village, crisp, smudge, peeked, edges
Lesson 9Week of 11/9yanking, awake, trip, try, twice, wonder
Lesson 10Week of 11/16forest, pouches, enemies, predators, hibernate, must









Vocabulary Words - Journeys Unit 3


Lesson 11Week of 11/30strict, practice, companions, gracefully, exchange, portions
Lesson 12Week of 12/7view, frisky, adventure, shivered, tumbled, spied
Lesson 13Week 12/14vines, plow, burst, glows, bouquet, shrivel
Lesson 14Week of 1/4habitat, mainly, search, howl, stems, cactus
Lesson 15Week of 1/11sensitive, threatened, alert, scale, directions, swivel









Vocabulary  Words - Journeys Unit 4


Lesson 16Week of 1/25atmosphere, surface, miniature, vast, landscape, decision
Lesson 17Week of 2/1shelter, delighted, complain, pleaded, lonely, horizon
Lesson 18Week 2/8eagerly, scampered, slippery, spotted, disappointed, fancy
Lesson 19Week of 2/15author, permission, signature, exactly, incomplete, welcomed
Lesson 20Week of 2/22meadow, calf, wade, rippled, flooded, swarm








Vocabulary Words - Journeys Unit 5

Lesson 21Week of 2/29whispered, clues. detectives, clever, poked, sneaky
Lesson 22Week of 3/7roamed, sparkling, misty, promised, receive, slender
Lesson 23Week 3/14behave, sizzling, translated, accent, gooey, siesta
Lesson 24Week of 3/21gentle, completely, settle, reflection, lonely, recognize
Lesson 25Week 4/4blossoms, cavern, shady, ledge, lugging, shallow








Vocabulary Words - Journeys Unit 6

Lesson 26Week of 4/11softly, universe, magical, field, wondrous, shrubbery
Lesson 27Week of 4/18dreadful, grumbled, demanded, cobweb, terrified, panted
Lesson 28Week 4/25audience, stomped, chorus, determined, assures, enthusiasm
Lesson 29Week of 5/2corner, signs, disguised, solve, mystery, seriously
Lesson 30Week 5/9wild, show-off, mightiest, wobble, careful, waste