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Spelling Lesson 11

NEW WORDS

annually

 favourable *

 import

 liberal

quantities

 ample

 variety

 immediate

concur

 supplies

 quantity

 adjust

justify

 territory

 quality

 wages

recession

 export

 throughout

 midst

*also spelled favorable

EXERCISES

  1. Write quantity and quantities. Write the rule for adding es to words like quantity.
    Now write quality, variety, and territory. Then write the plural of each word. Write supplies and
    the root word from which it was formed.

  2. Write import and export. Find the meanings of each word. Use each word in a sentence.

  3. One New Word is a compound word. Write it. Write the two little words in it.

  4. Write these words in a list: adjust, concur, justify. Use the rules for adding ed and ing to
    help you to add ed and ing to each.

  5. Write the New Words in which you see these little words: mid, recess, annual.

  6. Find and write the New Word that means "pay received for work".

  7. Use your dictionary to find and write the meanings for favourable, ample, liberal, and immediate.
    Write these words in syllables.

  8. Write all the New Words containing double consonants, such as nn, mm, pp, rr, ss.

Spelling Lesson 12

NEW WORDS

agriculture

 including

 solve

 elevator

practically

 combination

 difficulty

 conclude

vast

 dispose

 solution

 percentage

cereal

 entirely

 operate

 stomach

preparation

 customary

 excess

 urge

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Words that mean (1) very large or great, and (2) a share or part.

  2. Find and write the meanings of elevator and excess.

  3. Write conclude, urge, dispose, solve, and operate in a list. Make new words by adding
    the suffixes ed and ing to each one. What letter must you drop from the root word before
    adding these suffixes?

  4. Write the New Words in syllables: agriculture, difficulty, preparation, combination, practically.
    Write the whole words.

  5. Find and write the New Words containing these little words: custom, entire, prepare.

  6. Write stomach. What sound has the ch ?

  7. Find the New Word beginning with a c that is sounded like s. Write the word.

  8. The word including was formed by dropping e from the root word before adding the suffix.
    Write the root word and the New Word.

  9. Write the root word for solution.

Spelling Lesson 13

NEW WORDS

expert

 prosperous

 retail

 cite

probable

 properly

 dealer

 wholesale

luncheon

 prepared

 poultry

 commission

cafeteria

 shipment

 convenient

 regularly

banquet

 inspection

 impression

 transferred

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Word in which the consonant is doubled before adding ed. Write the root word also.

  2. Write the New Words containing these words: prosper, deal, ship, inspect, regular, proper.

  3. Find the meanings of these words: poultry, impression, commission.

  4. The words wholesale and retail are opposite in meaning. Look up each word in the dictionary.
    Write a sentence using each word.

  5. The word banquet is a French word. Find and write its pronunciation in the dictionary. Write banquet.

  6. Write luncheon. What is the sound of the eo in luncheon?

  7. Write probable. Make a new word by changing the le to ly.

  8. Write cafeteria and convenient in syllables. Write the whole words.

  9. Write one New Word beginning with pre and three New Words beginning with pro.

  10. Write expert. Write the plural form of the word.

  11. Homonyms are words that sound the same but are spelled differently. Write the homonym for cite.

Spelling Lesson 14

NEW WORDS

advertisement  delicious  diet  decay
announcement  broccoli  newspaper  comparison
constant  various  preserve  conceal
frequent  guarantee  instruct  suitable
delivery  wholesome  loss  vitamin

EXERCISES

  1. Write the one New Word having one syllable.

  2. Your list of New Words contains eight two-syllable words. Find them and write them.

  3. Two New Words were formed by adding ment to root words. Write the New Words and the root words.
    Notice that the final e is usually not dropped before adding ment.

  4. Write the New Words containing these words: whole, suit, deliver.

  5. Two New Words end in ious. Find them and write them.

  6. Write the New Word that names a vegetable.

  7. Write the New Word ending in ee. Name the silent letter in the first syllable.

  8. Write vitamin and comparison in syllables. Write the whole words.

  9. One new word is a compound word. Write it.

  10. The words loss, diet, and delivery form their plurals according to three different rules.
    What are the rules? Write the three plural forms.

Spelling Lesson 15

NEW WORDS

recall  oyster  selection  expand
diminish  salmon  tempt  exception
highly  occupation  return  nevertheless
distribute  oppose  depth  preferred
location  disagreeable  attraction  expensive

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Word in which the final consonant was doubled before adding ed. Write the root word.

  2. Find the meaning of the word return. Write a sentence illustrating the meaning.

  3. Find and write five New Words ending in tion. Write each word in syllables.

  4. Write diminish. Write its meaning.

  5. Write the New Words having only one syllable.

  6. Write the New Words that mean (1) costly; (2) to remember; (3) to grow larger; and (4) not agreeable

  7. Write nevertheless, distribute, and oppose in syllables.

  8. Write the New Word containing the word high.

  9. Write the plural forms of oyster, salmon, selection, and exception. Which word is exactly the same in the singular?

  10. Write the New Words containing double consonants.

  11. Write three New Words beginning with ex.