Here's a fun spelling bee quiz that covers some common words. This is a great assortment of spelling words for elementary age students. Parents and teachers, go through the quiz first yourself, then ask your favorite student to try it.
Note: This is a great exercise to complete before a spelling bee competition, or ANYTIME!
To complete this quiz, carefully read each set of words. Select the ONE word that is spelled INCORRECTLY. Then try to spell that word correctly. Finally, check your answer and figure out your score.
To Score: Give yourself 1 point for correctly identifying the misspelled word. Give yourself 2 more points for spelling it correctly.
1. radioes, tomatoes, heroes
2. pierce, wierd, fierce
3. saddle, cattle, easle
4. pickle, nickle, tickle
5. pedal, medal, graval
6. candle, sandle, handle
7. alley, allow, allready
8. octopus, rhinocerus, platypus
9. scenery, secretery, celery
10. misspell, untill, fulfill
11. bagel, ankel, camel
12. mayer, sailor, minister
13. relevent, different, apparent
14. mansian, magician, musician
15. grateful, definitely, noticable
Give yourself 1 point for each incorrect word that you identified. Give yourself 2 more points for each of those words that you spelled correctly. Find your ranking:
Try this quiz which features more great spelling bee words!
Here are some ideas for classroom "pop" spelling quizzes. You'll want to try at least one of these this week!
If you're looking for a different twist on the conventional spelling bee, try one of these fun new games. They provide a good way to practice spelling words, which is the whole point, right?
Step Up is a fun spelling bee team game. When all the team members spell correctly, the team moves ahead. It can be used with any set of spelling bee words and can be used with most grades.
Silent Spelling Bee Games It's a whole different game when students are working silently! We think you'll like this twist.
These word lists will help you prepare for your next spelling bee competition! Each spelling bee list contains 100 - 120 words, arranged generally from easiest to most difficult.