List of Second/Third Grade Words

Sitton Spelling Second/Third Grade "No Excuses" Words -1 to 60
"No Excuses" Words are those which students are expected to spell correctly in all of their everyday writing. They are taken from the list of core words. Below are the groups of words which we hope most children will master by the end of his/her third grade. Please help your child to spell these words correctly in their everyday writing.
1. the
2. of
3. and
4. a
5. to
6. in
7. is
8. you
9. that
10. it
11. he
12. for
13. was
14. on
15. are
16. as
17. with
18. his
19. they
20. at
21. be
22. this
23. from
24. I
25. have
26. or
27. by
28. one
29. had
30. not
31. but
32. what
33. all
34. were
35. when
36. we
37. there
38. can
39. an
40. your
41. which
42. their
43. said
44. if
45. do
46. will
47. each
48. about
49. how
50. up
51. out
52. them
53. then
54. she
55. many
56. some
57. so
58. these
59. would
60. other