• spelling Spelling
    Coach:      Mr. Shults      369-1676
                            kshults@dentonisd.org
    Practice:    Thursday 7:45-8:10
                     Room C206
     
     
     
     
    The spelling contest is designed to give students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 exposure to a wide variety of vocabulary words. It is not a contest of memorization. For the most educational value, preparation for this contest should include instruction in the rules of the English language, meanings and definitions, and root words. In addition to learning to spell proficiently, contestants will learn to write clearly and to capitalize words properly.

    Students will write down words given by the pronouncer on their paper at a rate of approximately five words per minute.
    (A) Grades 3 and 4: 50 words; tiebreaker, 15 words.
    (B) Grades 5 and 6: 80 words; tiebreaker, 20 words.
    (C) Grades 7 and 8: 110 words; tiebreaker, 30 words.
    The tiebreaker is given to all contestants immediately following the initial test.

Last Modified on September 28, 2017