Spelling Mistakes: Common Examples & Overview


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One of the most common reasons for misspelling words is because of:

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1. One of the best ways to remember a word's correct spelling is to consider:

2. As a general rule, use the suffix -able when _____, and -ible when _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you to understand how to correct common spelling mistakes. Some topics you'll be assessed on include words that sound alike but are spelled differently and usage in determining correct spelling,

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • One of the more common reasons for misspelling words
  • One of the better ways to remember a word's correct spelling
  • Spelling words with suffixes -able and -ible

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about correcting common spelling mistakes
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of suffixes as they relate to spelling
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what to consider when trying to remember a word's correct spelling

Additional Learning

To learn more about spelling, review the accompanying lesson on Correcting Common Spelling Mistakes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explore three of the main causes for spelling errors
  • Define homophone and find an example of a homophone
  • Know how to spell words correctly ending in -able and -ible