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My spelling Wobbly.
It's good spelling
but it Wobbles,
and the letters
get in the wrong places.
A. A. Milne
1882 – 1956, English author
Winnie-the-Poo, 1926

Vocabulary and spelling series

They're, their, there;
American spelling practice

"They're - There - Their" are pronounced the same,
but spelled differently according to usage:

"There" refers to a place.
Examples: There is a library in the first building. It is over there.
Hint: If you can use the word "here," you have it right!

"They're" is a contraction of "they are"
Example: They're not in this building.
Hint: "They" is a pronoun and "are" is the verb.
If you can substitute "We are" you have it right!

"Their" is the posessive pronoun.
Example: Their library is located on the next street.
Hint: If you can substitute "our" you have it right!

"they're, there, their " practice!

1.

...... coming tonight.

2.

Do you have ...... books?

3.

I always thought they were .....

4.

No, ....always placed on the table.

5.

My friends said they weren't ......

6.

Is that where they place...... supplies?

7.

Not really. Usually they are over ......

8.

So, do you think ...... happy to have them?

9.

...... still waiting for the test scores.

10.

 ...... challenge is to arrive before sunset.

11.

We found the medallion over .....

12.

I thought .... near the edge of the table

13.

Is ...... a place for the group to meet?

14.

If ...... group does research, I will be happy.

15.

.... are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio

16.

Was ...... first son born at home?



Vocabulary and spelling guides

Transitional words & phrases | More transitions | Transitional word game
Essay terms and directives | Modifiers & commas | Plurals |
Spelling rules & exercises | Common misspelled words |
There - They're - Their | Too - Two - To | "Y" with suffixes |
Prefixes and root words | Suffixes and silent "e" |
Mapping vocabulary | Picturing vocabulary | American alphabet recited