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Homophones Beginning With O – Spelling Vocabulary Words
o, oh, owe

oar (-s), o’er, or, ore (-s)

odder, otter (?)

ode, owed

ordinance, ordnance

 offal (see awful)

 oppose (see appose)

 oral (see aural)

 oracle (see auricle)

 oriole (see aureole)

 ought (see aught)

one, won

 our (see hour)

overdo, overdue

oversea (-s), oversee (-s)

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Lesson 106.

Words accented on the first Syllable.

cler’ic al      fes’ti val   li’bra ry
el’e gy         eth’ic al    like’li hood
em’i grant      her’ald ry   mi’cro cosm
em’per or       her’e tic    mi’cro scope
ep’i gram       her’o ism    ni’tro gen
pa’pa cy        di’a lect    ped’ant ry
fla’gran cy     di’a gram    ped’es tal
fra’gran cy     di’a ry      med’i cine
ra’di ance      fin’er y     lex’i con
sla’ver y       i’vo ry      sed’u lous
main’te nance   pli’a ble    quer’u lous

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Homophones Beginning With P – Spelling Vocabulary Words
paced, paste

packed, pact

paean (-s), peon (-s)

pail (-s), pale (-s)

pain (-s), pane (-s)

pair (-s), pare (-s), payor (-s) (?), pear (-s),

palate (-s), palette (-s), pallet (-s), pallette (-s)

pall, pawl

parish, perish

parity (-ies), parody (-ies) (?)

passable, passible

passed, past

patience, patients

pause, paws

pea (-s, -se), pee (-s), [P]

peace, piece

peak (-s), peek (-s), pique (-s)

peal (-s), peel (-s)

pearl (-s), purl (-s)

peas, pease, pees

pect, pecked

pedal (-s), peddle (-s)

peer (-s), pier (-s)

pence, pents

pend, penned

pendant, pendent

pendants, pendence

pends, pens

penitence, penitents

per, purr

petit, petty

petrel, petrol

 phase (see faze)

 phial (see file)

 philter (see filter)

 phlox (see flocks)

phosphorous, phosphorus

 phrase (see frays)

pi, pie

pica, pika

picks, pix

pidgin, pigeon

pinion, pinon

pistel, pistol

place, plaice

plain (-s), plane (-s)

plaintiff, plaintive (?)

plait (-s), plate (-s)

plantar (-s), planter (-s)

pleas, please

plough (-s), plow (-s)

plum (-s), plumb (-s)

pole (-s), poll (-s)

policlinic, polyclinic

politic (-s), politick (-s)

poor, pore (-s), pour (-s)

populace, populous

pocks, pox

praise, prays, preys

pray (-s), prey (-s)

precedence, precedents

presence, presents

pride, pried

pries, prise, prize

prince, prints

prior, pryer

principal (-s), principle (-s)

profit (-s), prophet (-s)

pros, prose

psalter, salter

pupal (-s), pupil (-s)

puttee, putty (?)

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Spelling Sourcebook of

Spell Check Training Aids for Spelling

 MY SPELL CHECK® K-2 (pkg. of 10)
(suggested for students in grades K-2)
Your students’ source for an alphabetical listing of 85 high-use writing words, with sections for animals, numbers, family, clothes, school, days, months, foods, and weather. Each coated card is 8 1/2″ x 11″, in color on both sides. Package includes a teacher resource of over 50 spelling and writing activities to extend the word bank. Packaged in sets of 10 cards with activities sheet.

SPELL CHECK® 3-8 (pkg. of 10)
(suggested for students in grades 3-8)
Your students’ source for an alphabetical listing of 150 high-use writing words, with references for months, days of the week, common abbreviations, and 75 context sentences for often-confused words. Each coated card is 8 1/2″ x 11″, in color on both sides. Package includes a teacher resource of over 50 spelling and writing activities to extend the high-use word bank. Packaged in sets of 10 cards with activities sheet.

These are two easily available training aids for teaching spelling in grades K-8

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Spelling Lists

Lesson 105.

cer’ti fy     for’ti fy     cog’ni zance
fer’ti lize   for’ti tude   con’ju gal
herb’al ist   fort’u nate   glob’u lar
serv’i tude   or’di nance   or’i gin
ter’mi nate   or’gan ism    hom’i ly
fer’ven cy    ar’bi ter     af’flu ent
mer’cu ry     ar’ter y      bal’us ter
nurs’er y     har’mo ny     bar’ri er
per’fi dy     lar’ce ny     bar’ris ter
per’ju ry     har’mo nize   car’ri on

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Homophones Beginning With Q – Spelling Vocabulary Words
quarts, quartz

 quay (see key)

 qubit (see cubit)

quean (-s), queen (-s)

 queue (see cue)

quince, quints

 quoin (see coin)

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Homophones Beginning With R – Spelling Vocabulary Words
rabbet, rabbit

rack, wrack

radical (-s), radicle (-s)

rain (-s), reign (-s), rein (-s)

raise (-s), rays, raze (-s)

raiser, razor

rancor, ranker

rap (-s), wrap (-s)

rapped, rapt, wrapped

re [“do, re”], ray

read, red

read (-s), reed (-s)

real, reel

recede (-s), reseed (-s)

receipt (-s), reseat (-s)

reck, wreck

reek (-s), wreak (-s)

reference, referents

rends, wrens

residence, residents

rest (-s), wrest (-s)

retch (-es), wretch (-es)

review (-s), revue (-s)

rex, wrecks

rheum (-y), room (-y)

rho, roe, row

rhyme (-s), rime (-s)

rigger, rigor

right (-s), rite(-s), wright (-s), write(-s)

righting, writing

ring (-s), wring (-s)

ringer (-s), wringer (-s)

rise, ryes

road, rode, rowed

roc (-s), rock (-s)

roomer, rumor

roil, royal

role (-s), roll (-s)

rood, rude, rued

roomer (-s), rumor (-s)

root (-s), route (-s) (?)

rose, rows

rote, wrote

rout (-s), route (-s) (?)

rough, ruff

rouse, rows

rued, rude

rues, ruse

rung, wrung

rye, wry

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