Okapi reaching up to eat leaves
What is the okapi's closest relative...and how do you spell it?

Grade 4 Language - Spelling

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Spelling is an important part of a 4th grader’s writing and reading. This skill should be implemented as an individual skill or through writing. There are some spelling patterns which students can memorize that apply to spelling certain words. However, other words do not follow a pattern, and their spellings will have to be memorized. In this quiz, students will choose the correct spelling of the words that fit in the blank.

1.
A ____ ran across the carpet.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
beetle
beatle
beedle
bettle
"Beetle" is spelled with a double "e."
2.
For our ____, we are going to Canada.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
vakashun
vacation
vacashun
vacasion
"Tion" produces a "shun" sound.
3.
I hate doing ____ homework.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
arithimetac
arithematic
arithmatic
arithmetic
This word may be sounded out in order to spell it.
4.
Do you know the ____ to the question?
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
ansser
anwser
anser
answer
"Answer" has a silent "w" in it.
5.
Guam is an ____ in the Pacific Ocean.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
island
iland
ailand
islend
"Island" has a silent "s" in the word.
6.
The okapi's closest relative is the ____.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
jirafe
girrafe
giraffe
girraffe
Giraffe is spelled with one "r" and two of the letter "f."
7.
We should head in that ____.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
direction
direcion
direcshun
direcsion
The word "direction" combines two parts "direct" and the suffix "tion."
8.
This morning, I woke up with a sore ____.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
thraot
throat
throte
throote
"Oa" makes the long "o" sound.
9.
My ____ plant flowered last week.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
cactus
cacktus
cactis
cacktis
This word is spelled with two of the letter "c" and not "k."
10.
A parsnip is a root ____.
Which correctly-spelled word fits the blank?
vegitable
vegtable
vegetable
vegetible
The word "vegetable" has a vowel in the middle of the word that many people forget.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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