Can You Pass This 8th Grade Spelling Test from 1904?

Intellectual Takeout | April 26, 2016

Can You Pass This 8th Grade Spelling Test from 1904?

With the rise of spell check and auto correct, we've let instruction in spelling go to the wayside. But in 1904, proper spelling was an absolute must if one wanted to move on to high school.

The following quiz is taken from a Boxwell-Patterson examination booklet. Are you smarter than an 8th grader in 1904?