Inventive Spelling Quiz! MCQ Trivia

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

      Transitional

    • B. 

      Semiphonetic

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Phonetic

  • 3. 
    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.

  • 4. 
    There are 7 stages of writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Another name for inventive spelling is...
    • A. 

      Beginning spelling

    • B. 

      Language spelling

    • C. 

      Phonetic spelling

    • D. 

      Symbol spelling

  • 6. 
    Inventive spelling helps with reading and writing skills. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Spelling is a developmental process. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    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.

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Parents should encourage their children to spell words the way they sound. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The development of spelling can be strengthened with more time focused on memorization. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the first stage of writing? 
    • A. 

      Precommunicative

    • B. 

      Correct

    • C. 

      Transitional

    • D. 

      Semiphonetic

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