Free Homeschool Curriculum
Spelling Course

Spelling Lesson 6

NEW WORDS

firm

certificate

description

create

immigrant

admitted

severe

beautiful

glorious

acceptable

poverty

envy

prospect

skilled

appearance

favourably *

genuine

author

honestly

happiness

*also spelled favorably

EXERCISES

  1. Find and write the New Word that follows the rule for doubling the final consonant before adding ed. Write the root word.

  2. Write the New Word ending in the suffix able. Write the root word.

  3. Find genuine and severe in the dictionary. Write the words in syllables.

  4. Write honestly, beautiful, appearance, and skilled. What is the suffix in each word? Write the four root words.

  5. Find glorious, happiness, description, certificate, prospect, and favourably in the dictionary. Write each word in syllables. Write the whole word.

  6. Write immigrant. What does the word mean? Use immigrant in a sentence.

  7. Write the New Words that mean (1) a person who is a writer; (2) to bring into being or to make; and (3) the state of being in need.

  8. Write envy. Then change the y to i and add ed.

  9. Write two different meanings for the word firm.

Spelling Lesson 7

NEW WORDS

confidence

 judgment *

 limited

 production

private

 favour *

 immediately

 opinion

strength

 accomplish

 faculty

 expressed

character

 superintendent

 management

 illustrates

personal

 operated

 humble

 sincere

*also spelled judgement

*also spelled favor

EXERCISES

  1. Write the words immediately, opinion and superintendent in syllables. Now write the whole words.

  2. Find the meaning of strength.

  3. Find and write the New Words that contain these words: express, limit, manage, person. Beside each word write the suffix with which it ends.

  4. Find and write the meanings of character, favour, and faculty.

  5. Write judgment. Notice that you may drop the e in judge before adding ment.

  6. Find these words in your dictionary: illustrate, accomplish, and confidence. Write the words in syllables. Write the whole words.

  7. Write the new word ending in tion.

  8. Write sincere and private. Make new words by adding ly to each one.

  9. Write operated. Change the ed to ing to form another word.

Spelling Lesson 8

NEW WORDS

editor

 original

 criticize

 career

journal

 magazine

 ignorant

 readily

publish

 feature

 entitled

 completely

collection

 popular

 literary

 personally

circulation

 campaign

 distinguish

 sensible

EXERCISES

  1. In your New Words, journal is spelled with a small letter because it is used as a common noun. Write a sentence using journal as a proper noun.

  2. Write editor. Then write the possessive form of the word. Use the possessive form in a sentence.

  3. Write publish and distinguish. Add the suffixes ed and ing to each word.

  4. Write two New Words ending in tion.

  5. Find and write two New Words in which ly was added to a root word without any change. Now write another New Word ending in ly and tell how the root word was changed.

  6. Say the word campaign. What sound do the letters paign have? Write campaign.

  7. Write the following words in syllables: ignorant, career, literary, entitled, sensible, feature, and popular.

  8. Notice the z in the last syllable of criticize. Criticize may be spelled criticise, but the former spelling is preferred. Write criticize.

  9. Write the root word of original.

Spelling Lesson 9

NEW WORDS

musical  opera  generous  friendship
talent  violin  assistance  conduct
composition  organize  musician  chorus
choir  orchestra  privilege  arrange
director  render  affect  leisure

EXERCISES

  1. Write two New Words containing the word music.

  2. Find and write the New Words containing rr, ss, and ff.

  3. Write two meanings for the word composition.

  4. In your dictionary find and write the meanings of these words: render, opera, talent.

  5. Write the New Word that is the name of a musical instrument.

  6. Write leisure and friendship. Underline the ei in leisure and the ie in friendship.

  7. Find orchestra, choir, and chorus in the dictionary. What sound has ch? Write each word.

  8. Write the New Word ending in the suffix or.

  9. Write generous, privilege, and organize in syllables. Write the whole words.

  10. Write two meanings for the word conduct.

Spelling Lesson 10

NEW WORDS

particular

 frequently

 trolley

 modest

employee

 profitable

 physical

 tardy

promotion

 income

 mental

 courtesy

professor

 property

 activity

 fortunate

brilliant

 drafting

 beneficial

 decided

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Word that means late.

  2. Write activity, courtesy, and trolley. Now write the plural of each word. In which word does the y not change to i?

  3. Write particular, profitable, brilliant, property, beneficial and promotion in syllables. Write the whole word.

  4. Write physical. What sound has the ph?

  5. Find and write the meanings of modest, income, mental, and employee.

  6. Write frequently. Drop the ly and write the root word. Now write fortunate. Add ly to make a new word.

  7. Write professor. Notice the ss.

  8. Write decided and drafting. Drop the suffix from each one and write the root word.

  9. Write the word employee. Drop the ee and write the new word.

  10. Find and write the two New Words that have ll in them.