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Grade 6 English
1.5 Spelling Rule: er vs. or

The most common everyday words end in "er".
Examples: player, baker

If in doubt, use "or", when the meaning of the word is "one who" or "that which".
Examples: editor, conveyor


Directions: Select the words with correct spelling to match the definitions given in the questions. Use the words in sentences. Also, write five more examples each for words ending in "er" and "or".
Q 1: One who instructs.
instructor
instructer

Q 2: Someone who teaches.
teacher
teachor

Q 3: One that indicates.
indicater
indicator

Q 4: One that supervises, controls, or manages.
directer
director

Q 5: An inclined moving moving ramp.
escalator
escalater

Q 6: A device used to measure time, distance, speed, etc.
meter
metor

Q 7: The person who has written a story, book, or the like.
auther
author

Q 8: Someone who paints.
painter
paintor

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