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Spelling Placement Test D

 To Begin:

"Number your paper from one to twenty. I will say the word once, use the word in a sentence, then say the word again. Write the word beside the correct number on your paper."



 1. practice

I have to practice the piano.

practice

 2. meant

I meant to finish my project.

meant

 3. station

I painted at the art station.

station

 4. hollow

The log is hollow.

hollow

 5. rescue

We will rescue the kitten.

rescue

 6. dream

She had a funny dream.

dream

 7. pretend

I will pretend to be a gorilla.

pretend

 8. wreath

He put a wreath on the door.

wreath

 9. cough

His cough is getting worse.

cough

 10. decide

I can't decide what to buy.

decide

 11. bounce

I shouldn't bounce on the bed.

bounce

 12. fault

It is my fault the books fell.

fault

 13. garbage

The garbage truck came today.

garbage

 14. curious

She is curious about the package.

curious

 15. choice

We made a choice to obey.

choice

 16. rather

I'd rather play tag than swing.

rather

 17. castle

I made a large cardboard castle.

castle

 18. fountain

The fountain is lit up at night.

fountain

 19. cereal

That is my favorite cereal.

cereal

 20. herself

She made the cookies by herself.

herself

To Evaluate:


If the student correctly spells 17 to 20 words:

•     Assign the student to the Level D program.

•     Encourage the student to work independently.

•     Assign all challenge activities.

•     Use the supplemental activities (1 per week) from Appendix A.


If the student correctly spells 8 to 16 words:

•     Assign the student to the Level D program.

•     Allow occasional opportunities to work independently.

•     Regularly offer challenge activities.


If the student correctly spells 0 to 7 words:

•     Administer the Level C placement test.

•     Based on the results, you may either:

       a) Assign the Level C worktext, or

       b) Assign the Level D worktext,

           but use regular lessons only without the Challenge Activities.