Commonly Misspelled Words


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How would you spell the past tense of acquit?

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1. How would you add an -ly suffix to possible?

2. How would you spell the past tense of prefer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What words are commonly misspelled? You can see what you know about words that are often spelled incorrectly by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these resources, see what you understand about:

  • Adding an -ly suffix to possible
  • Spelling the past tense of acquit and prefer
  • An exception to the I before E, except after C rule
  • The rule that makes the spelling of quiz to quizzes correct

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the exception to the I before E, except after C rule
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about spelling different words
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on frequently misspelled words

Additional Learning

Work through the lesson titled Commonly Misspelled Words to see what more you can learn about these words and techniques for avoiding spelling them incorrectly. Some other topics you can cover include:

  • Why spelling is a consistent challenge
  • Rules to remember when spelling
  • Different words that are hard to spell