Commonly Confused Words Worksheet: Decent vs. Descent vs. Dissent

About this Worksheet:

Decent, descent, and dissent sound a little alike, but their meanings are different. Decent is an adjective meaning proper, polite or modest. Descent is a noun meaning the way down or passage down. Dissent may be a verb or noun. When it is a verb, it means to not agree. As a noun it means a different opinion. Choose decent, descent or dissent to complete each sentence in this printable worksheet. You may find it helpful for Common Core Standards for Language for 4th grade, although it may also be useful for other students.