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Spelling Lesson 16

NEW WORDS

mere exhausted arouse debate
century extinct organized refused
horizon endure discuss meantime
attorney sympathy threat considerable
decline fate appeal official

EXERCISES

  1. Write these words in a list: attorney, official, sympathy, debate, century. Opposite each word write its plural form.

  2. Write appeal and threat. Underline the ea in each word. What sound has each ea?

  3. One New Word is a compound word. Write it.

  4. Your list of New Words contains two one-syllable words ending in silent e. Write them.

  5. Write the New Word containing the word consider.

  6. Find and write the meaning of horizon. Write a sentence using horizon.

  7. Write organized, refused, and exhausted. From what root word was each formed?

  8. Write decline, arouse, and endure. Drop the e from each word and add the suffixes ed and ing.

  9. Write discuss. Make new words by adding the suffixes es, ed, and ing.

  10. Write the New Words that rhyme with conceal, secure, and recline.

  11. Write the meaning of extinct.

Spelling Lesson 17

NEW WORDS

conservation reasonable majority occupied
licence * obliged normal cordially
protest limit register punishment
estimate appreciate consent stupid
moderate regulate kingdom maim

*also spelled license

EXERCISES

  1. The word protest is pronounced pro test´ or pro´test. In your dictionary find the
    meaning of each form of the word. Write a sentence illustrating each meaning.

  2. Four New Words end with the syllable ate. Write the words.

  3. Find and write the meanings of majority, normal, and cordially.

  4. Write the New Words ending with the suffixes ment and able.

  5. Write the New Words that added ed (1) by changing the y to i and (2) by dropping the final e.

  6. Write regulate, register, consent, and limit. Now write the suffix ed with each word.

  7. Find stupid and kingdom in your dictionary. Write the words in syllables.

  8. Write licence. What sound has the c in licence?

  9. Write conservation in syllables. Write the whole word.

  10. One new word is a one syllable word. Write this word and state its meaning.

Spelling Lesson 18

NEW WORDS

formerly

aware

maintain

investment

purchased

seriously

secure

homework

enormous

effective

reduction

criticism

objection

justified

replace

pursue

situation

propose

relieve

policy

EXERCISES

  1. Among your New Words find those that mean (1) very large; (2) in time past; (3) bought.

  2. Write maintain. Find and write its meaning. What sound has the ai in each syllable?

  3. Find the New Words ending in these suffixes: ment, ly, ive. Write the New Words and the root words.

  4. Write three New Words ending in tion. Write each word in syllables.

  5. Write policy, fuel, and criticism in syllables. Write the whole words.

  6. What does aware mean? Write a sentence using aware.

  7. Write the New Word that changed y to i before adding ed. Write the root word also.

  8. These words may be used as verbs: propose, secure, replace, relieve, pursue. Write the words.
    Now drop the final e and add ed and ing to each one.

  9. One New Word is a compound word. Write it.

Spelling Lesson 19

NEW WORDS

provision irrigate immense issue
satisfactory arid storage pamphlet
requirement federal brochure irrigation
moisture consideration cushion sanitary
cultivate numerous convenience employ

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Words containing ss, mm, rr.

  2. Write these words in syllables: satisfactory, cultivate, sanitary, convenience, consideration, provision.
    Write the whole words.

  3. Make new words by placing the prefix un before satisfactory and sanitary and the prefix in
    before convenience. What do un and in mean?

  4. Write the meanings of arid and federal.

  5. Write the New Words in which you see the little words moist and require.

  6. Write employ. Now add ed and ing to employ. What rule did you use for adding these
    suffixes to the word employ?

  7. Write the New Word that means "many".

  8. Write the New Words in which (1) the syllable ion is pronounced un; (2) the second syllable begins with ph;
    and (3) the final e is dropped from the root word before adding age.

  9. Write the word in which ch sounds like sh.

Spelling Lesson 20

NEW WORDS

concern

foundation

established

proposal

deposit

wealth

institute

grateful

erosion

argue

retain

urban

prompt

department

increasing

rural

positive

required

conveyor

decrease

EXERCISES

  1. The words rural and urban are antonyms. What does antonym mean? Write the meanings of rural and urban.

  2. Write the New Words that are antonyms of increase, negative, ungrateful, and poverty.

  3. Write the words institute, erosion, deposit, and argue. Beside each word write its meaning.

  4. Write the New Words that mean (1) needed; (2) quick or on time; and (3) to keep.

  5. Write concern and established in syllables.

  6. Write proposal and conveyor. Beside each write the root word.

  7. Write the New Word that dropped the final e before adding ing.

  8. Write foundation in syllables. Write the whole word. Underline the root word in foundation.