Seventh Grade Spelling Lists

List 9
Word Practice Sentence Type
volcano When a volcano erupts it kills the plant life around it. Basic
banana I eat one banana every day. Basic
extend Can you extend your leg? Basic
locomotion The term locomotion means movement or travel. Basic
repetition Our teacher says repetition will help us learn. Basic
decline Crime is on the decline. Basic
commotion What is all the commotion about? Basic
death The death of my snake left me feeling sad. Basic
prediction The prediction never came true. Basic
maintain I have to maintain good grades or my car will be taken away. Basic
idle I don't like to be idle. Basic
thirteen I am thirteen tomorrow. Basic
exclaimed She tore through the house and exclaimed that she was the champion. Basic
curious The monkey was curious about the person’s camera. Basic
literal What is the literal translation? Basic
dehydrated I know I am becoming dehydrated so I should drink water. Basic
confiscate I will confiscate all of your candy now. Challenge
countries' Our countries’ governments are trying to do what’s best for the people. Challenge
preposition Try not to end the sentence with a preposition. Challenge
semiprecious An amethyst is a semiprecious stone. Challenge
inappropriate The child’s behavior was inappropriate. Challenge
stationery The store had a large selection of stationery sets. Challenge