90 Essential Spelling Words for Second Graders
A list of 90 words essential for second graders to spell. Taken from "The Spelling Sourcebook",
these will form the core of our Spelling program for the first half of the year.

Feel free to print out this page.
Special Note: There will be 10 words each week - read across rows for words.




 
 
 








 
 
1.
 
 

or

 
 

by

 
 

one

 
 
 
 
2.
 
 

had

 
 

not

 
 

but

 
 
 
 
3.
 
 

what

 
 

all

 
 

were

 
 
 
 
4.
 
 

when

 
 

we

 
 

there

 
 
 
 
5.
 
 

can

 
 

an

 
 

your

 
 
 
 
6.
 
 

which

 
 

their

 
 

said

 
 
 
 
7.
 
 

if

 
 

do

 
 

will

 
 
 
 
8.
 
 

each

 
 

about

 
 

how

 
 
 
 
9.
 
 

up

 
 

out

 
 

them

 
 
 
 
10.
 
 

then

 
 

she

 
 

many

 
 
 
 
11.
 
 

some

 
 

so

 
 

these

 
 
 
 
12.
 
 

would

 
 

other

 
 

into

 
 
 
 
13.
 
 

has

 
 

more

 
 

her

 
 
 
 
14.
 
 

two

 
 

like

 
 

him

 
 
 
 
15.
 
 

see

 
 

time

 
 

could

 
 
 
 
16.
 
 

no

 
 

make

 
 

than

 
 
 
 
17.
 
 

first

 
 

been

 
 

its

 
 
 
 
18.
 
 

who

 
 

now

 
 

people

 
 
 
 
19.
 
 

my

 
 

made

 
 

over

 
 
 
 
20.
 
 

did

 
 

down

 
 

only

 
 
 
 
21.
 
 

way

 
 

find

 
 

use

 
 
 
 
22.
 
 

may

 
 

water

 
 

long

 
 
 
 
23.
 
 

little

 
 

very

 
 

after

 
 
 
 
24.
 
 

words

 
 

called

 
 

just

 
 
 
 
25.
 
 

where

 
 

most

 
 

know

 
 
 
 
26.
 
 

get

 
 

through

 
 

back

 
 
 
 
27.
 
 

much

 
 

go

 
 

good

 
 
 
 
28.
 
 

new

 
 

write

 
 

our

 
 
 
 
29.
 
 

me

 
 

man

 
 

too

 
 
 
 
30.
 
 

any

 
 

day

 
 

same