Spelling list: Key Stage 3: Common Homophones and Confusions (part 2)

A number of secondary schools have identified the following words as common errors among this age group.

practice American English spelling Ballet dancers do hours of practice each day.
practise British English spelling You need to practise playing the violin to get better at it. *
quiet If the baby is asleep there is peace and quiet.
quite He's quite good-looking.
sights When I visited my Aunt in Paris, she offered to show me the sights.
sites They filmed at various sites.
sauce Grate some cheese to go in the sauce.
source The source of this river is in those hills.
threw They threw the ball back and forth.
through He kicked the ball through the window.
to That child is getting up to mischief again.
too We ate far too much last night.
two You can have either of these two cakes.

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