Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips


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Which of the following is NOT a reason that correct spelling is important?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?

2. Your classmate, Bryn, says that the spell check feature in his word processing application finds all errors and corrects the spelling for you. Is Bryn correct? Why or why not?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet will show you rules and methods to help you catch spelling errors in your writing. Topics covered include the usefulness and limitations of spell check, basic writing rules, and reading aloud to help you become a writing and spelling ace!

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to evaluate your understanding on:

  • Reasons why correct spelling is important
  • Usefulness of computer spell check
  • Simple writing rules
  • Why reading aloud is effective for catching errors

Skills Practiced

This assessment and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve spelling errors and prevent them in the future
  • Critical thinking- apply spelling tips and tricks to future writing projects
  • Knowledge application - practice writing rules and tips to help improve spelling skills

Additional Learning

To learn more about effective spelling, check out our lesson on Strategies for Spelling Correctly to learn about:

  • Importance of strong spelling skills
  • Common spelling rules
  • Spelling and technology
  • How understanding phonetics can improve spelling and writing skills
  • Why pronunciation skills will help strengthen writing and speaking