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A finger or toe is a digit.

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"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary." - Khalil Gibran

While "joy and pain and wonder" might be involved in the writing of a poem, how much exalted feeling do you associate with spelling? Plenty of pain might be involved, if you find spelling difficult. But experiencing joy while spelling seems rather unlikely. Perhaps wonder might be the most positive feeling you associate with spelling. You might, for instance, be curious about the reasons behind a particular spelling. Or you could be amazed by the way that two related words can still diverge in the way they are spelled. Maybe you will just find yourself experiencing mild surprise at the way some rules seem intended to be broken by the English language.

Enjoy having a go at this KS3 spelling quiz.

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1.
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To displease by e.g. underperforming
dissappoint
diserpoint
disappoint
disserpoint
Remember that "disappoint" has a double p, but only one s
2.
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An abnormal condition of an organism that impairs bodily functions
diseaze
desease
disease
dissease
You can remember "disease" as dis- plus "ease"
3.
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Take apart into its constituent pieces
disassembile
disasemble
disassembel
disassemble
Be careful not to confuse "disassemble" with "dissemble"
4.
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The magnitude of something in a particular direction
dimentsion
dimencion
dimensiun
dimension
The s might be the trickiest letter to remember in this word
5.
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Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic
discusion
disscussion
discussion
descussion
If you can spell "discuss", you'll have a head-start on "discussion"
6.
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A finger or toe
digit
deegit
diggit
dijit
The word "digital" is so common, it should be fairly easy to remember how to spell "digit"!
7.
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Structured training or drilling; also punishment
discerpline
disapline
discipline
dissipline
"Discipline", like the related word "disciple", uses the -sc- digraph for the s sound
8.
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In dramatic productions, supervises the actors and directs the action
director
directer
directur
directar
Direct and director are related words
9.
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Get lost, as without warning or explanation
disapear
disappeir
disappear
disapeer
If you can remember how to spell "appear", you will also be able to remember "disappear"
10.
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A follower or pupil, especially of a religious teacher
disciple
desciple
dissiple
deeciple
The combination of the s and the c makes this word difficult to spell
Author:  Sheri Smith

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