A spelling bee competition is a great way to generate interest in spelling and to motivate students to succeed! Here at Spelling Words Well, we provide a wealth of free resources for bee organizers, classroom teachers, students and parents.
We have lots of spelling bee practice tips to help you prepare for your next spelling bee competition. See Part 1, featuring long-term practice strategies, here. Read on for short-term study tips.
out the date of the spelling bee. Ask your teacher if
there is a specific list of words you can study. (Hopefully you'll
already know many of these words from following the steps above.) Then
2) Practice a lot of words aloud with a friend or family member. (See our spelling bee word lists if you don't have a word list from your teacher. ) Practice the words from your spelling notebook.
3) Post spelling words everywhere: the bathroom mirror, your computer desktop, your school desk or locker. Carry a list of words you want to learn in your pocket. You can pull it out to study when you have spare minutes between other activities.
quiz you on words you haven't studied. A good place to
find words that might be in the spelling bee is on the front page of a
5) The night before the spelling bee, get plenty of rest. Eat a good breakfast in the morning. Include some protein, such as eggs, cheese or peanut butter.
We have lots of spelling bee words you can study! Each spelling bee list contains 100 - 120
words, arranged generally from
What is a spelling bee? How many students can participate, how many words do you need? Read our FAQs here. Submit more questions of your own!
If you're planning a full-scale spelling bee, you'll find our Spelling Bee organizational tips to be helpful. We'll show you what needs to be done and when!
Use our basic spelling bee rules to run your next classroom spelling competition. We cover the basics in a concise list.
To make things really simple, we've designed some special Spelling Bee Clip Art to dress up your parent letters and student handouts.
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