"It is a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word." -- Andrew Jackson Weird or wierd? Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary is at once a celebration of spelling and a solace to anyone who has ever struggled with the arcane rules of the English language.
Ali spelled the winning word, "pylon" correctly at the competition, held at The Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth."I'm very excited," said Ali, who advances with the second and third place finishers (third place in a tie) to compete in the Regional Championship ISC Scripps Spelling Bee on Feb. In second place was Angelo Karadimas, 11, a sixth-grader at Guardian Angel Orthodox Day School in Des Plaines.
His son Ali Albaghdadi, 11, placed first Tuesday in the 7th Annual North Cook County ISC Scripps Spelling Bee.
Generally speaking, students may be diagnosed with learning disabilities if they are of average or above-average intelligence and there is a significant discrepancy between their academic achievement and their intellectual ability.
The diagnosis of a learning disability is often made by a psychologist trained in administering and interpreting psycho-educational assessments.
Difficult Words Spelling Test Circle whichever one is right.