Spell Check

You can use Formative for Spelling assessments!

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Written by Rebecca Worden
Updated over a week ago

Disable Browser Spell Check Feature

When assigning Spelling assessments, be sure to disable the spell check feature on your system's browser. Disabling the spell check feature will prevent the red line indicator from appearing underneath the misspelled word.


  • This option is not available when using teacher accounts; it is only available when using student accounts.

  • The spell check option is not available when using the Free Response question.

Chrome users

  1. Select the 3 dots at the upper right hand corner

  2. Select "Settings"

  3. Select "Advanced" (on the left hand side of your screen)

  4. Select "Languages"

  5. Underneath the Languages tab, toggle the spell check button off to disable the spell check option

Firefox users

  1. In the Menu bar at the top of your screen, click "Firefox"

  2. Select "Preferences"

  3. In the general panel, select Preferences

  4. Uncheck "Check your spell as you type"

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