Inventive Spelling Quiz! MCQ Trivia

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Inventive Spelling Quiz! MCQ Trivia

Are you ready to take on this inventive spellings quiz? There are different steps that children go through before they can spell different words correctly, either verbally or in writing. Do you know the specifics surrounding inventive spelling? This quiz is designed to help access this stage and some of the common signs in students and how to motivate them to be better while not crushing their progress. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 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 children 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