Misspelled Words

Age Range: 5 - 11
By: Craig Gill

The list below shows 100 of the most often misspelled words:

their to there they then
your clothes looked people pretty
because thought and beautiful it's
something named came name tried
swimming first were than two
let's mother another through some
woman animals started that's would
said wanted bear from frightened
cousin alright happened didn't always
interesting sometimes friends children an
until our asked off through
running believe little things him
went where stopped very morning
here many know with together
now decided friend money when
its bought getting going course
again heard received coming too
for February once like they're
surprise before caught every different
school jumped around dropped babies

If you would like to print this list, use this printable version below.

Why not try some of the following activities to help your class remember these words?

Activities

1) Make a class dictionary, which children can refer to when they are writing.

2) Ask the children to create some mnemonics to help remember the spellings of the above words.

For example,

Boys
Eating
Custard
Are
Usually
Sloppy
Eaters
Big
Elephants
Are
Ugly
T
I
F
U
L
There is always a LIE in BELIEVE

When you have made your mnemonics, show them off! Decorate the classroom with them, so that the children can easily refer to them if they forget them.

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Ellie McDonald

Rock on! Have i ever missed any of these words before?

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