Each of the bold words in the newspaper article below is spelled wrong. The original (and correctly spelled) article was written by Tania James and published in the New York Times. Decide how you might correct each word. Should you
For each misspelled word, choose 1 (spell-checker), 2 (context), or 3 (dictionary) from the pull-down menu. Some words might be corrected using more than one method, but choose the one you think is best. The point is to practice using the strategies you have learned.
Using the three-step strategy, you’re on your way to becoming a spelling pro. At the very least, by learning more about spelling, you will be able to avoid making a sign like this one.