Spelling errors made by children

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Insertion
Adding extra letters
1 of 7
Omission
Leaving out letters
2 of 7
Substitution
Substituting one letter for another
3 of 7
Transposition
Reversing the correct order of letters in words
4 of 7
Phonetic spelling
Using sound awareness to guess letters
5 of 7
Over/ Under generalisation or spelling rules
Overgeneralising of a rule where it is not appropriate to apply it, or under generalising it by only applying it in one specific context
6 of 7
Salient (key) sounds
Writing only key sounds
7 of 7

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Card 2

Front

Leaving out letters

Back

Omission

Card 3

Front

Substituting one letter for another

Back

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Card 4

Front

Reversing the correct order of letters in words

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Using sound awareness to guess letters

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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