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Spelling Support

Spelling is an important and essential skill in writing. English is a complex language and our words are not always spelled the way they look. Make sure you practise spelling your key words to help improve your levels.

Here are a few examples of some of the most commonly misspelled key words in English, Maths and Science. Do you know how to spell them?

English Maths  Science 
advertisement  circumference  physics
imagery isosceles  digestion
atmosphere perpendicular condensation 
synonym  symmetrical  vertebrate 

Take Control of Your Language

Ask your teacher for a list of key words and practise them by either making flashcards or using the look, say, cover, write, check worksheet.

Flashcards: You can make your own flashcards with a piece of blank paper by folding the paper four times to make eight boxes. You can also purchase flashcards from stationary shops.

Look, Say, Cover, Write and Check: Use the worksheet below to help structure your spelling studying.


look_say_cover_write_check.pdf 285KB Look, Say, cover, Write and Check - Worksheet
key_words_spelling.pdf 157KB Commonly Used Subject Key Words - Worksheet
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