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Spelling Lesson 21

NEW WORDS

factor

 gymnasium

 conference

 appreciation

agreeable

 muscle

 co-operation

 advancement

compliment

 dentist

 attendance

 assured

instruction

 degree

 familiar

 further

observe

 cautious

 attention

 response

EXERCISES

  1. Write the word dentist. Write the plural form. Then write the possessive form of dentist.

  2. Write the New Words that have added these endings without any changes in the root
    words: ment, able, ance. Write the root words.

  3. Among your New Words find four ending in tion. Write them in syllables. Write the whole words.

  4. What meanings can you give for observe? Write sentences giving two meanings.

  5. How many syllables have the words familiar and cautious? Write each word.

  6. Find and write the meanings of these words: response, assured, factor, degree. Write the words.

  7. The words further and farther are sometimes confused. Use each correctly in a sentence.

  8. Write gymnasium and compliment in syllables. Write the whole words.

  9. Write muscle. Then write the plural form.

  10. Write the New Word that means a "meeting".

Spelling Lesson 22

NEW WORDS

visible  hence  defence  hesitate
according  severe  caution  consult
directly  grief  recognize  suspect
responsible  clever  presence  quotation
weapon  author  contact  postpone

EXERCISES

  1. Write the two New Words that end in ible. What does each one mean?

  2. Write presence and presents. Say each word. What does each mean?

  3. Write grief. Underline the ie. Change the f to ve to make a new word. Pronounce grief and grieve
    and use each in a sentence.

  4. Write directly. Drop the ly to make another word. Now write severe and clever.
    Make three words by adding ly to each one.

  5. Find and write the meanings of hence and contact. Write each word.

  6. Write caution. Change the ion to ious to make another word.

  7. Make a list of these verbs: consult, suspect, recognize, hesitate, postpone.
    Add ed and ing to each one.

  8. Write the New Words ending in ing and ation.

  9. Write weapon. Now write the plural form.

  10. Write the new word that means "a person who writes books".

Spelling Lesson 23

NEW WORDS

mystery

 cure

 numerous

 hygiene

peculiar

 performed

 surgeon

 accepted

notion

 discovery

 investigate

 distinct

medical

 release

 mosquito

 evil

suggested

 dreadful

 remedy

 behalf

EXERCISES

  1. Write three New Words that added ed without any change in the root word. Write the root words.

  2. Write mystery, discovery, and remedy. Write the plural form of each word.
    What rule is used for making these words plural?

  3. Write mosquito. Underline the qui. What is the sound of qui? Now add es to form the plural.

  4. Write the word that means "many".

  5. Write the New Word containing the word half.

  6. Find the New Words that rhyme with sure and decrease. Write the words.

  7. Write surgeon and hygiene. Underline the eo in surgeon and the ie in hygiene.

  8. What New Word ends in ful? Write it.

  9. Write investigate, medical, peculiar, distinct, and notion in syllables. Write the whole words.

  10. Write the New Word meaning "harmful" or "wicked".

Spelling Lesson 24

NEW WORDS

pierce

 mild

 authority

 complaint

participate

 brief

 closely

 strictly

needle

 sole

 contract

 soul

treatment

 controlled

 otherwise

 hereafter

unpleasant

 legal

 argument

 epidemic

EXERCISES

  1. Among your New Words find two that are compound words. Write the words.

  2. Your list of New Words contains a pair of homonyms. Find them and write them. Use each in a sentence.

  3. Write the New Word that doubled the final consonant before adding ed. Write the root word too.

  4. Write two words from the New Words that end in ment. Which one drops the final e before adding ment?

  5. Find and write the New Words that mean (1) not pleasant; (2) lawful; and (3) moderate.

  6. Two New Words end in ly. Write them.

  7. Write brief and pierce. Underline the ie in each word.

  8. With your dictionary find and write the meanings of authority, contract, and epidemic.
    Write each word. Write them in syllables.

  9. Write the New Word in which ai in the second syllable is pronounced like a long a.

  10. Write needle. Then write the plural form.

  11. Write participate. Drop the final e and add ed.

  12. Write authority. What sound has the au? Use your dictionary to find the answer

Spelling Lesson 25

NEW WORDS

elsewhere

 advantage

 nervous

 appreciated

doubtless

 athletics

 affect

overtly

discussion

 somewhat

 interfere

 hoarse

attach

 breathing

 disgust

 inquire

importance

 disaster

 extent

 indicate

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Words containing tt, ff, and pp.

  2. Write the New Words that rhyme with coarse, require, and content.

  3. Find and write the New Words in which you see these words: doubt, athletic, discuss.

  4. Write two New Words that are compound words.

  5. Find each of these words in your dictionary: disgust, disaster, advantage, importance.
    Write each one in syllables. Write the whole words.

  6. Write indicate and interfere. Drop the final e from each word and add ed and ing.

  7. Write the two New Words ending in ous and ing.

  8. Three New Words begin with in. One begins with im. Find and write all four words.

  9. Write the New Word overtly. Write its meaning.

  10. The words affect and effect are often confused. What does each mean? Use affect and effect correctly in sentences.

  11. Write attach. Add the suffixes es, ed, and ing to attach. Write the three new words.