Inventive Spelling Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Inventive Spelling is all of the following except...
    • A. 

      A child's attempt at spelling.

    • B. 

      Relationships between sounds and letter symbols.

    • C. 

      When a child makes up their own words.

    • D. 

      When a child begins to read.

  • 2. 
    There are 7 stages of writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which stage of writing does inventive spelling occur in? 
    • A. 

      Transitional

    • B. 

      Semiphonetic

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Phonetic

  • 4. 
    Inventive spelling helps with reading and writing skills. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Inventive spelling is important because...
    • A. 

      Fosters creativity.

    • B. 

      Strengthens a child's understanding of sound-symbol relationships.

    • C. 

      Lets the child take the role of the teacher.

    • D. 

      Strengthens math skills.

  • 6. 
    Spelling is a developmental process. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Another name for inventive spelling is...
    • A. 

      Beginning spelling

    • B. 

      Language spelling

    • C. 

      Phonetic spelling

    • D. 

      Symbol spelling

  • 8. 
    At what age should parents start to promote invented spelling at home? 
    • A. 

      When the child starts to read chapter books.

    • B. 

      3rd Grade

    • C. 

      When the child starts to write and spell.

    • D. 

      Preschool

  • 9. 
    The phonetic stage is when the child uses symbols they know from the alphabet with no correspondence between the letters and sounds. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The correct stage is when the child...
    • A. 

      Learns to spell.

    • B. 

      Can read a picture book.

    • C. 

      Knows the basic rules of spelling and grammar.

    • D. 

      Can read a chapter book.

  • 11. 
    Parents should encourage their child to spell words the way they sound. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When a child uses letters to represent sounds in their writing they are in the...
    • A. 

      Correct stage

    • B. 

      Phonetic stage

    • C. 

      Semiphonetic stage

    • D. 

      Precommunicative stage

  • 13. 
    Reading and writing at home can help strengthen spelling skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the first stage of writing? 
    • A. 

      Precommunicative

    • B. 

      Correct

    • C. 

      Transitional

    • D. 

      Semiphonetic

  • 15. 
    The development of spelling can be strengthened with more time focused on memorization. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False