The Scripps National Spelling Bee:The most widely known spelling with many people watching and participating in it. South Asian Spelling Bee: This occurs mostly during the summer. There are regional centers all over the US and one in Ghana. North South Foundation: This bee is headed by a non-profit organization and also has other competitions… Continue reading Which spelling bees can you compete in?
Most people begin with a classroom spelling bee where the words come from the school list that Scripps provides. The words will generally come from the grade level that you are in. The next round will be the school spelling bee. Once again, Scripps provides the school list for fourth through eighth graders. It will… Continue reading How does the spelling bee work?
Many people question why the spelling bee is so acclaimed. Many people also question, “Well, what’s the point of learning so many words if you aren’t going to use most of them?” There is so much more to a word than just the letters that make the spelling. The pronunciation is a small part. The… Continue reading Why do spelling?