Words beginning with gr...
An athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training is a gym.

Words beginning with gr...

'My, how you've grown,' they groaned. Practise spelling words beginning at gr in this KS3 quiz.

"I think it's so cool to be tall. Even when I'm not wearing heels people tell me I'm tall and I always take it as a compliment. The good thing is I can always see everybody in the room." - Maria Sharapova.

One typical problem in spelling arises when you encounter a pair of homophones. For instance, "compliment" and "complement" sound the same, but have two different meanings. In each case the second syllable is unstressed: the i of "compliment" and the e of "complement" are pronounced as a schwa (written like this: ǝ). This rule of English pronunciation makes these words sound identical. Correct spelling relies on other clues in addition to the sound of a word. Which of these two homophones is related to completion? The spelling gives a clue....

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  1. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    The use of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes) or chords
    The words "harmony" and "harmonic" are related
  2. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    Judge tentatively or form an estimate
    How many words can you think of which begin with gu-?
  3. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    "I h-------d upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"
    If you can remember how to spell "happen", you'll easily manage "happened"
  4. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    Athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    "Gym" is short for "gymnasium"
  5. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    Exercises requiring physical strength and flexibility
    The i of the final syllable can be tricky
  6. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    A process of becoming larger
    The word "growth" is related to "grow"
  7. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    One of the great tendons situated in each side of the ham, or space back of the knee
    "Hamstring" is a compound word, "ham" plus "string"
  8. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    A specific place or natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives
    Can you see the word "habit" in "habitat"?
  9. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    A person who keeps watch over something or someone
    Remember that u comes before the a
  10. Click the correct answer for the following definition.
    The part of a computer that is fixed and cannot be altered without replacement or physical modification
    Be careful not to confuse "wear" with "ware"

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