Frequently Misspelled Words

The following words are some of the most frequently misspelled words in the English language. Use the following lists however you like. Perhaps you want to study and practice them a few at a time. Or you might want to check first with a dictation test to see which ones you have trouble spelling. It might be helpful to copy these words onto a sheet of lined paper with a black marker. Laminate the sheets, then punch holes in the sheets and keep them in a binder. When it's time to do a quick check before turning in a paper or letter you'll be able to skim over your work, taking care to check these words. This would also be a great activity to do with a study partner. How do you think you will use this list?

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