What words should an 11 year old be able to spell?

What words should an 11 year old be able to spell?

able, aftermath, afternoon, appear, attack, attend, breakfast, brightly, cabbage,cable, carpenter, channel, circle, climb, comfort, comical, confirm, construct, curtain, customer, damage, decide, delight, disappear, discover, empty, encourage, entertain, equal, exactly, forever, fruit, fuel, group, guard, guest, guide.

What should an 8 year old be able to spell?

Your 7-8 year old will be spelling common words At this age your child will be writing many commonly written words correctly. They will also be able to spell a list of words personal to them correctly, family member’s names, pet’s names and perhaps their address.

What should 7 year olds be able to spell?

A 7-8 year old is spelling words they read and use frequently. By this age children are spelling many high frequency words (words we see written commonly) correctly. They are also spelling correctly a list of personal word including names of their suburb, family members, friends and pet’s names.

How do I teach my 12 year old to spell?

Here are several tips to help your child improve his or her spelling ability:

  1. Encourage mastery of the sight words.
  2. Make sure your student understands the different sounds that letter combinations make.
  3. Help your child recognize word families.
  4. Help your child memorize common spelling rules.
  5. Practice, practice, practice.

What spelling words should a 4th grader know?

4th Grade Evan-Moor Spelling Lists

  • bridge.
  • gravity.
  • hungry.
  • eclipse.
  • secret.
  • applaud.
  • laundry.
  • trouble.

How well should a 9 year old spell?

A 9-10 year old will develop personal spelling lists for their writing. Children at this age will know which topics include words they find difficult to spell as well as being able to identify ‘tricky’ words or words which do not follow English spelling rules.

Can 6 year olds spell?

5-6 year olds will learn to spell simple, common CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words. Children will have learned that vowels do belong in words and may attempt to use them. Commonly spelled words at this stage are mum, dad, bed, pig, cat, pet, sit.

Why can my child read but not spell?

The challenge of Visual Readers Bright children who seem to cope with reading but spell badly are almost always visual readers. They can recognize the shape of common words from memory. Words they do not know they will skip or guess from cues like the first letter, the length of the word and the context.

What should a 4-year-old spell?

Language Development On average, a 4-year-old knows about 1,500 words, but don’t start counting! If your child’s vocabulary is increasing — and she shows an interest in learning and using new words — she’s on track.