We live in Raleigh, but we don't have strong southern accents. At least I don't think so. We have friends that speak all out Southern, y'all reckon, but we really don't. So why. Why does my brilliant daughter who is reading above grade level want to spell southern?
Spelling Word: Doing
Her Spelling: Doin
Spelling Word: Again
Her Spelling: Igin
Spelling Word: Done
Her Spelling: Dun
Over and over she'll use an "u" instead of an "o." You know. Luv you. Sung a song.
Do other kids run into dialect problems in their spelling? What words or patterns do you see and where do you live?