New!! Elementary Spelling Bee Information 2017
For any spelling bee:
For a classroom, grade level or school-wide spelling bee:
2017 Study List - Spelling Only 2017 Study Lists - Spelling and Vocabulary
Step One: Students should first learn the 100 study words for their grade level from the 2017 School Spelling Bee Study List. Teachers provide the study words to students.
Step Two: There are a total of 450 words on the 2017 study list.
- Step Three: When your students master the study words for grade levels 1–8, they may get a head start on the next level of competition by learning the words in Spell It!
For a district, county, city, regional or state spelling bee:
Step One: Ensure that your school spelling champion knows the study words for grade levels 1–8.
Step Two: When your school spelling champion masters the study words for grade levels 1–8, he is ready to learn the words and do the activities in Spell It!
- Step Three: When your school spelling champion masters the words in Spell It!, he is ready to expand his spelling skill set by playing the fun word games at Merriam-Webster's Word Central.
For inspiration, watch the documentary Spellbound
on family movie night.