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LIST 7 – WEEK 25 Words spelled with silent letters Some words are spelled with a silent letter. wrist wrong wreck wren wrapper

knee know knew knuckle knotted

climb comb crumb lamb limb

1. What silent letter begins each word in the first group?

_________

2. What silent letter begins each word in the second group? _________ 3. What silent letter ends each word in the third group?

_________

A. Write the spelling word that rhymes with the clue word. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

hen spotted go slam trim

6. two 7. gum 8. snapper 9. time 10. climb

B. Follow the directions to change each clue word into a spelling word. Clue word 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Change e to b tw to wr t to w st to mb bl to kn te to ng ck to mb

lime twist trapper crust blew wrote click

Spelling Word Ex.: limb

C. Find the misspelled word in each group. Write the word correctly. Example: wrapper knotted 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

crumb rinkle wrong wreck rench

wrong comb doorknob know limb

num

plumer wreck lamb wrist knelt

knee

__numb________

knew knapsack know thum climb

_______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________


LIST 7 – WEEK 26 The prefix

un

A prefix is a group of letters added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning. The prefix un means not or opposite of. Do not change the spelling of the base word when you add the prefix un. Un + happy = unhappy or not happy un un un un un

+ + + + +

true = untrue fair = unfair kind = unkind wise = unwise safe = unsafe

un un un un un

+ + + + +

tie lock cover wrap plug

= untie = unlock = uncover = unwrap = unplug

un un un un un

+ + + + +

pack = unpack button = unbutton willing = unwilling even = uneven opened = unopened

1. What prefix was added to each base word to make the words in the last column? _______ 2. Was the spelling of the base word changed when the prefix was added? ____________ A. Practice the words: Use each clue to find a spelling word that fits in the puzzle. 1

2 3 4

5

7

6 8

9 10 11

Across:

2. to take the lid off 7. ___ your shoelaces 11. not nice

3. not playing by the rules 9. ___ the door

Down:

1. to loosen buttons 5. closed

2. false 6. foolish

4. to pull out a plug 10. dangerous

3. to take clothes from a suitcase 8. to take off wrapping paper

B. Find the base form of one of your spelling words. Add the prefix un to the word. You will make a word with the opposite meaning. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Julie said the test was fair. Bill told a true story. Remember to tie your shoe. The hem of the skirt was even.

Answers to puzzle – List 7 – week 26 Across: 2. uncover 3. uneven 4.unplug 7. untie 9. unlock 10. unsafe 11. unkind Down: 1. unbutton 2. untrue 3. unpack

5. unopened 6. unwise 8. unwrap

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________


LIST 7 – WEEK 27 The prefix re The prefix re means again or back. Don not change the spelling of the base word when you add the prefix re. re + paint = repaint or paint again re re re re re

+ + + + +

write fill read paint pay

= rewrite = refill = reread = repaint = repay

re re re re re

+ + + + +

wind visit heat teach build

= rewind = revisit = reheat = teach = rebuild

re re re re re

+ + + + +

tell = retell turn = return take = retake print = reprint place= replace

1. What prefix was added to each base word to make the words in the last column? 2. Was the spelling of the base word changed before the prefix was added? A. Practice the words. Change the underlined words in each sentence to one spelling word. 1. Please fill my glass again. ________________________ 2. Ms. Gomez will teach the lesson again. ________________________ 3. Will you tell my favorite story again ________________________ 4. Ken should pay back the quarter he owes you. ________________________ 5. Val wants to paint her room again. ________________________ 6. They are going to build the club house again. ________________________ 7. I will heat the soup again for lunch. ________________________ B. Make four new words from each base word below. Add the prefix re or one of the endings shown in the example below. Example: 1. write _rewrite_______ _writer________ _writing______ _rewrites______ 4. build _______________ _______________ _______________ _____________

2. paint _______________ _______________ _______________ _____________

3. teach _______________ _______________ _______________ _____________

5. fill _______________ _______________ _______________ _____________

6. read _______________ _______________ _______________ _____________

C. Write the re form of each new word in alphabetical order. Then look up each word in your spelling dictionary and complete the definition. think 1. 2. 3. 4.

_________ _________ _________ _________

view = = = =

to to to to

________ ________ ________ ________

mind

bound

gain

5. _____ = to __________ 6. _____ = to __________

new


LIST 7 – WEEK 28 Contractions A contraction is made from two words. When the two words are put together, an apostrophe (´) takes the place of one or more letters. let + us = let’s are + not = aren’t did + not = didn’t do + not = don’t was + not = wasn’t 1. 2. 3. 4.

were I you that how

+ not = weren’t + have = I’ve + have = you’ve + is = that’s + is = how’s

what who he we we

+ is = what’s + is = who’s + will = he’ll + will = we’ll + are = we’re

The words in the last column are contractions. Were any letters left out when the words were put together? In each contraction, an apostrophe takes the place of one or more letters. Draw an apostrophe. _____ A. Practice the words. Write the contractions in alphabetical order in the first column. Answer the questions at the top of the second and third columns.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Contractions What two words is it made from?

What letter(s) does the ´ replace?

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

aren’t__

are not

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

___o__

Other contractions: 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

aren’t__ couldn’t

shouldn’t hasn’t doesn’t hadn’t

are not

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

___o__ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______


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