Double Trouble – When to double letters and when not to.
Spelling is hard enough, but double letters can be a continual frustration for some children.
It is well known that with some words children will tend to put single letters where there should be a double and in others they will try to add a letter in when it shouldn’t be a double letter.
Here is a list of what we think are the double letter classics that often trouble children especially in 11 Plus exams. Try to help them improve their spelling by having a go at the problem below.
We have made nine spelling mistakes in the words below. You task is to see which words are spelt incorrectly and to write out the correct spelling. Good Luck. Answers at the end (no peeking)
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Answers. This is the correct spelling of the words from the test: fulfil, deterrence, dissipate, occasionally, broccoli, occurrence, embarrass, preferable, colosseum
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