How to spell words correctly

What causes poor spelling?

Spelling problems, like reading problems, originate with language learning weaknesses. Therefore, spelling reversals of easily confused letters such as b and d, or sequences of letters, such as wnet for went are manifestations of underlying language learning weaknesses rather than of a visually based problem.

How do you spell number 6?

Print our chart for spelling numbers.

Spelling Numbers.

Cardinal number Ordinal number
5 five fifth
6 six sixth
7 seven seventh
8 eight eighth

What is the doubling rule for spelling words?

The doubling rule states that if a one syllable word ends with a vowel and a consonant, double the consonant before adding the ending (e.g. -ed, -ing).

What is the 111 rule in spelling?

The 1-1-1 Rule

Here’s what it says: Words of one syllable (1) ending in a single consonant (1) immediately preceded by a single vowel (1) double the consonant before a suffixal vowel (-ing, -ed) but not before a suffixal consonant (-tion).

What is a 111 word?

The Number 111 in Words

one hundred and eleven.

Why do words have double letters?

Doubling to Protect the Vowel. Now for the second part: consonants are double to “protect” the short vowel for words ending in consonant+le or consonant+y. Think of words like “apple” and “happy”. Double letters are added in these cases because consonant+le and consonant+y endings are syllables on their own.

Which word has the most double letters?

5 Answers. Yellowwooddoor – a door made out of yellowwood (acknowledged as a real Scrabble word). It even has an extra double letter (ll) though it’s not consecutive.

What is the longest word in English?

The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a word that refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano; medically, it is the same as silicosis.

What word has 3 U’s?

U wordsWords with lots of letter U
  • 3 letters. UMU UTU ULU.
  • 4 letters. PUKU UMUS PULU PUPU RURU SULU SUSU TUTU ULUS UNAU URUS UTUS WUDU YUZU ZULU FUGU BUBU PUDU GURU HUHU JUJU JUKU KUDU KURU MUMU LULU LUAU KUZU KUTU KUKU.
  • 5 letters. UHURU URUBU.
  • 6 letters. MUTUUM MUUMUU UHURUS URUBUS UBUNTU.
  • 7 letters. MUUMUUS.

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