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:
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