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Spelling – Teaching Spelling – Spelling Word Lists

pipable

obesity

ossify

digit

nagging

cantonment

enculturate

tractile

ciguatera

prosody

minnow

elicitor

cumulus

greffier

spasmolytic

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Lesson 187. Words properly accented on the first Syllable. 

con’strue    com’bat ant      pu’is sance
trav’erse    dis’pu tant      in’ter im
ramp’ant     gon’do la        au’top sy
ath’lete     pleth’o ra       tym’pa num
syr’inge     mis’chiev ous    wise’a cre
ex’tant      blas’phe mous    or’ches tral
brig’and     con’ver sant     im’po tent
con’cord     san’he drim      con’gru ent
dis’cord     con’tra ry       im’be cile
do’nate      pro’te an        pha’e ton
ob’long      dis’ci pline     ret’i na

Teaching Spelling – Spelling Words

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Lesson 177.
Sounds of A often mispronounced.
swath     pau’per      gra va’men     a men’
halve     ha’rem       to ma’to       gua’no
jean      pa sha’      sa’li ent      na’ive
catch     fac’et       pa’ri ah       har’ass
balm      fal’chion    far ra’go      sat’ire
groat     laugh’ter    tap’es try     jal’ap
trance    tar’iff      de ca’dence    e clat’
yea       ba salt’     a’re a         prai’rie
are       hur ra’      va ga’ry       ra’tion
shaft     ba ton’      cu’po la       Sal’ic
scared    quag’mire    cu ra’tor      ta’pis

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Affixes – Prefixes

Lesson 159.

Post is a Latin word, meaning after.

post’script    post-di lu’vi an    post me rid’i an
post’-date     post po si’tion     post’hu mous ly

Other words are formed by prefixing the English word post, a letter-carrier.

post’al         post’man      post’mark
post’-chaise    post’-town    post’-office
post-haste’     post’boy      post’mas ter

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Spelling Games- Rhyming Ping-Pong Game:

Play in pairs.

The object is to name as many rhyming words as possible within a given time.

The player who calls out the last word when the time expires is the winner.

 For example, the first player says play, second player says stay, first player says hey, second says weigh, and so forth.
 

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Affixes

Ly is an abbreviation of like; as manly for man-like, or like a man. Ly is
still further shortened into y; as, rock, rocky.

bright’ly  eas’y     heav’i ly    thor’oug ly
gay’ly     earth’y   heart’i ly   might’i ly
no’bly     speed’y   read’i ly    has’ti ly
wind’y     spon’gy   tar’di ly    stead’i ly

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Spelling Vocabulary Words – Homophones Beginning With I
 I (see aye)

 I’d (see eyed)

 ide (see eyed)

idyl (-s), idyll (-s), idle (-s), idol (-s)

ileum, ilium

 illicit (see elicit)

 illusive (see allusive)

 I’ll (see aisle)

 immanent, imminent (see eminent)

 immerge (see emerge)

impassable, impassible

impatience, impatiens

in, inn

incidence, incidents

incite, insight (?)

independence, independents

indict (-s), indite (-s)

indigence, indigents

inequity, iniquity (?)

innocence, innocents

instance, instants

 insure (see ensure)

intense, intents

 irrupt (see erupt)

 irruption (see eruption)

 isle (see aisle)

its, it’s

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