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10/15/12
Sort 25 AR, ARE, AIR

ar
are
air
oddball
part
care
hair
pear
start
pare
fair
wear
harm
stare
pair
bear
sharp
square
chair
where
dark
bare
heart
shark
fare
hare

Sort 11 Short Versus Long Review

CVC short
CVCe long
oddball
which
these
done
wax
mule
have
skin
rule
crab
note
lots
safe
gum
wife
drip
cape
crop
tide
vote
wipe
race









5/21/12
Sort 4 prefixes (sub-, com-, pro-, en-)

sub-
com-
pro-
en-
subway
combine
propel
enable
subset
cimpany
propose
encourage
submarine
companion
protect
entrust
subtitle
compound
provider
endanger
subtotal
compress
promote
enforce
submerge
comrade
progress
enlarge

Sort 16 Adding -ion, e-drop

base -ct
-tion
base -ss
-sion
collect
collection
express
expression
protect
protection
discuss
discussion
subtract
subtraction
oppress
oppresssion
select
selection
possess
possession
connect
connection
confess
confession
construct
construction
impress
impression

Sort 15 short -u and long -u (CVCe and CVVC)

CVC
CVCe
CVVC
CVVC
oddball
crust
cube
food
fruit
build
bump
dude
bloom
suit
from
skunk
prune
smooth
juice
trust
broom
mood
moon
spoon
tooth

Sort 15 Syllable Juncture in VCCCV and VV Patterns

VCC/CV
VC/CCV
V/V
athlete
pilgrim
create
kingdom
complete
poet
pumpkin
monster
riot
halway
kitchen
duet
English
control
trial
mushroom
hundred
cruel
inspect
lion
children
diet
poem
giant

Sort 24 R-influenced A in accented syllables

1st ar
1st long -a
2nd long -a
oddball
garden
airplane
compare
toward
market
parents
aware
carpet
haircut
despair
harvest
dairy
repair
marble
carry
declare
hardly
careful
beware
partner
barely
pardon
fairy
barber

4/30/12

Sort 12 Syllable Juncture in VCV and VCCV Patterns

VCV
VCCV
Oddball
super
supper
diner
dinner
tiger
happy
later
pretty
paper
penny
even
puppy
over
rabbit
ruler
kitten
crazy
hello
open
letter
tiny
lesson
summer

Sort 21 Long -e patters in accented syllables

1st long
1st short
2nd long
needle
feather
succeed
season
leather
increase
reader
heavy
compete
feature
pleasant
defeat
freedom
sweater
indeed
meaning
steady
extreme
eastern
healthy
fifteen
people
thirteen
repeat

Sort 1 Prefixes (in-, un-, dis-, mis-)

in-
un-
dis-
mis-
insincere
uneasy
dishonest
misspell
informal
unaware
disbelief
misfortune
infrequent
unknown
disorder
mistake
inhuman
undress
disconnect
misleading
inexpensive
unfasten
disease
mischief
insane
untidy
disrespect
discourage

Sort 12 Final -K sound spelled -ck, -ke, or -k

-ck
-ke
-k
kick
take
took
sick
bike
shook
lock
shake
cook
duck
spoke
look
pack
duke
book
lick
strike
sock
smoke
truck
like

Sort 12 Adjective Suffixes (-ful , -ous, -ious)

-ful
-ous
-ious
oddball
delightful
dengerous
envious
outrageous
successful
humorous
studious
wasteful
mountainous
glorious
stressful
poisonous
rebellious
wonderful
vigorous
furious
shameful
famous
boastful
scandalous
cheerful
nervous
beautiful
marvelous

4/16/12

Sort 10 Short u vs. Long u

short u (cup)
long u (tube)
oddball
just
use
put
drum
huge
bus
June
hunt
cube
jump
rude
shut
flute
club
mule
cut
cute
such
tune
plus
tube

Sort 55 i before e Except after C

ie=long e
ei=long e
cei=long e
ei=long a
oddball
thief
seize
receive
neighbor
mischief
niece
weird
ceiling
eighteen
priest
either
deceive
weigh
grief
neither
conceit
sleigh
shield
receipt
freight
relieve
reign
yield
belief

Sort 10 Suffixes (-ty, -ity)

baseword
-ty
baseword
-ity
safe
safety
active
activity
special
specialty
festive
festivity
novel
novelty
tranquil
tranquility
royal
royalty
humid
humidity
casual
casualty
minor
minority
certain
certainty
sensitive
sensitivity

Sort 10 Compound Words

bookcase
lighthouse
downhill
headache
snowman
bookmark
lightweight
downstairs
headfirst
snowflake
bookworm
daylight
downtown
headlight
snowstorm
cookbook
flashlight
downpour
headphones
snowplow
scrapbook
sunlight
countdown
headstrong
headlight

Sort 19 Long -0 Patterns Accented by Syllables

1st
2nd
oddball
toaster
below
Europe
hostess
explode
lonely
suppose
owner
compose
lower
decode
lonesome
remote
loafer
alone
poster
approach
soapy
awoke
bowling
erode
soldier
postage
coaster

4/9/12
Sort 9 y+inflected endings

base
+s
+ed
+ing
base
+es
+ed
+ing
play
plays
played
playing
fry
fries
fried
frying
stay
stays
stayed
staying
cry
cries
cried
crying
spray
sprays
sprayed
spraying
spy
spies
spied
spying

Sort 9 Suffixes (-ary, -ery, -ory)

-ary
-ery
-ory
oddball
imaginary
bravery
category
stationery
secretary
machinery
lavatory
century
library
mystery
inventory
military
scenery
dormitory
ordinary
delivery
directory
necessary
grocery
victory
February
history
January
stationary

Sort 18 Long -I Patterns in Accented Syllables

1st
2nd
oddball
frighten
beside
machine
ninety
delight
forgive
higher
surprise
favorite
driveway
decide
slightly
advice
lightning
survive
sidewalk
combine
highway
arrive
brightly
provide
invite
describe
polite

Sort 8 Short -o vs. Long -o

short -o (sock)
long -o (bone)
oddball
rock
home
come
job
stove
some
hot
hose
spot
cone
pot
hope
chop
those
clock
joke
nose
broke
woke
hole
rope

Sort 54 Homographs

noun
verb
present
present
desert
desert
record
record
permit
permit
rebel
rebel
object
object
subject
subject
reject
reject
produce
produce
conduct
conduct
export
export
contract
contract

3/19/12

short a (cat)
long a (cake)
oddball
last
make
what
glass
face
fast
same
snap
gate
sack
name
ask
page
grass
rake
hand
came
map
whale
bat
made

Sort 7 Plural Endings: Addings -es

-ch
-sh
-x
-s
Add -s
oddball
benches
brushes
foxes
guesses
horses
clothes
speeches
splashes
mixes
kisses
voices
scratches
crashes
classes
changes
churches
ashes
places
peaches
leashes
sketches
ditches
branches
watches
Sort 16 Open and Closed Syllables and Inflected Endings

VCV
VCCV
VVCV
hoping
hopping
cleaned
quoted
plotting
leaking
faded
wrapped
greeted
racing
nodded
shouting
skated
painted
floated
saving
painting
needed
joking
winning
hunted
telling
letting
skipped

Sort 52 Suffixes (-ness, -ful, and -less)

-ness
-ful
-less
combination of suffixes
darkness
graceful
homeless
carelessness
goodness
colorful
hopeless
thankfulness
weakness
faithful
worthless
helplessness
illness
thoughtful
restless
peacefulness
kindness
painful
penniless
happiness
fearful
harmless
plentiful

Sort 7 Noun Suffixes (-er, -or, -ian, -ist)

-er
-or
-ian
-ist
speaker
creator
guardian
artist
traveler
visitor
Asian
finalist
prisoner
decorator
historian
terrorist
defender
director
Australian
specialist
believer
inventor
librarian
vocalist
attacker
survivor
civilian
admirer


3/6/12

Prefix


Suffix


Base


fair


unfair


eaten


eat


like


unlike


sun


sunny


obey


disobey


help


helpful


use


useless


slow


slowly


think


thinking


retell


tell


reuse




Prefix


Suffix


Base


kind


unkind


act


actor


disagree


agree


sleepy


sleep


quick


quickly


careless


playful


beauty


beautiful


care


play


walking


walk


tight


tighten


replay




Prefix


Suffix


Base


usual


research


usually


appear


inspector


ripe


thought


disappear


satisfy


breeze


respectful


search


inspect


thoughtless


pretty


breezy


unusual


satisfied


ripen


prettiest


respect




2/21/12
Sort 51 Comparitives (-er, -est)

-er
-est
-ier
-iest
braver
bravest
happier
happiest
calmer
calmest
easier
easiest
closer
closest
prettier
prettiest
stronger
strongest
crazier
craziest
cooler
coolest
dirtier
dirtiest
hotter
hottest
weaker
weakest

Sort 15 Syllable Juncture in VCCCV and VV Patterns

VCC/CV
VC/CCV
V/V
athlete
pilgrim
create
kingdom
complete
poet
pumpkin
monster
riot
halway
kitchen
duet
English
control
trial
mushroom
hundred
cruel
inspect
lion
children
diet
poem
giant

Sort 6 Unusual Past Tenst Words

present
past
present
past
sleep
slept
sweep
swept
keep
kept
drive
drove
slide
slid
bleed
bled
shine
shone
know
knew
freeze
froze
throw
threw
draw
drew
say
said

Sort 6 Comparative Suffixes (-er, -est, -ier, -iest)

-er
-est
-ier
-iest
kinder
kindest
earlier
earliest
stranger
strangest
emptier
emptiest
cleaner
cleanest
trickier
trickiest
quieter
quietest
fancier
fanciest
harsher
harshest
crummier
crummiest
murkier
murkiest
shinier
shiniest

Sort 5 Adding -ED to Words

double
e-drop
nothing
oddball
hopped
hoped
joined
mixed
planned
saved
waited
chewed
grabbed
closed
seemed
nodded
scored
shouted
stepped
lived
passed
dropped
named
wanted
stirred
acted
helped
started

Sort 14 Syllable Juncture in VCV and VVCV Patterns

V/CV (long)
VC/V (short)
VVCV (long)
human
never
reason
pilot
river
meeting
frozen
visit
peanut
student
wagon
leader
humor
planet
sneaker
lazy
lemon
easy
music
finish
seven
present
second
minute

Sort 50 Suffixes (-y, -ly, -ily)

-y
-ly
-ily
sunny
slowly
happily
rainy
quickly
easily
foggy
clearly
angrily
snowy
dimly
lazily
misty
quietly
noisily
stormy
loudly
chilly
daily
cloudy
roughly
windy
smoothly

Sort 5 Suffixes (-y, -ly, -ily)

-y
-ly
-ily
scaratchy
silently
merrily
squirmy
secretly
greedily
vevelty
rapidly
hastily
squeaky
fluently
readily
wealthy
eagerly
skinny
generously
swampy
seriously
shaggy
politely
silvery
briefly
spotty
bravely

Prefix Sort un-, dis-, re-

un-
dis-
re-
unaware
disorder
reruns
uneasy
disconnect
research
untidy
dishonest
replay
unknown
discourage
reaction
unfasten
disrespect
reconsider
undress
disease
reclaim
disbelief



Sort 3 Adding -ing to words with VCe and VVc Patterns

VCe
e-drop
VVC
nothing
use
using
eat
eating
close
closing
moan
moaning
write
writing
dream
dreaming
wave
waving
look
looking
trade
trading
clean
cleaning
skate
skating
mail
mailing

Sort 12 Syllable Juncture in VCV and VCCV Patterns

VCV
VCCV
Oddball
super
supper
diner
dinner
tiger
happy
later
pretty
paper
penny
even
puppy
over
rabbit
ruler
kitten
crazy
hello
open
letter
tiny
lesson
summer

Sort 48 Prefixes (ex-, non-, in-,fore-)

ex-
non-
in-
fore-
exit
nonsense
incomplete
forecast
etend
nonfiction
incorrect
forearm
extra
nonstop
indecent
forehead
express
nonfat
income
foresee
exclude
indoor
foreshadow
exclaim
indent
foremost
expand
insight

Sort 3 Prefixes (re-, ex-, in-, de-)

re-
in-
ex-
de-
replay
inflate
exhale
deflate
reappear
interior
exile
defrost
reclaim
inhabit
explore
deprive
reconsider
inmate
excess
decrease
reruns
install
exhaust
delete
research
insane
exterior
reaction


Sort 2 Prefixes (Pre-, Fore-, Post-, After-)

pre-
fore-
post-
after-
prepare
foretell
postpone
afternoon
predict
foreman
postwar
afterword
prefact
foreward
postseason
afterthought
prehistoric
forefathers
postdate
aftertaste
precede
foresight
posttest
prefix
forethought
preseason
preposition
prewar

Sort 47 Prefixes (Dis-, Mis-, Pre-)

dis-
mis-
pre-
oddball
disagree
misspell
preschool
precious
dislike
mistreat
prefix
disable
mismatch
premature
disobey
misplace
preteen
discover
misbehave
preview
dishonest
misjudge
preheat
disloyal
pretest
disappear
precaution
discomfort

Sort 11 Mores Compound Words

somebody
himself
anyone
everything
without
inside
something
themselves
everyone
anyting
outside
beside
sometime
yourself
someone
nothing
throughout
sideways
somewhere
herself
something
checkout
somehow
myself
someone
itself

Sort 2

VC
double
VCC
nothing
get
getting
ask
asking
swim
swimming
yell
yelling
run
running
rest
resting
sit
sitting
stand
standing
shut
shutting
pass
passing
jump
jumping
pick
picking


Sort 34 Unaccentes Final Syllables (en, on, ain, in)

-en
-on
-ain
-in
oddball
broken
dragon
mountain
cousin
mission
eleven
cotton
captain
cabin
hidden
gallon
bargain
napkin
heaven
ribbon
fountain
penguin
chosen
prison
curtain
mufin
stolen
bacon
mitten

Sort 24 r-influenced a in accented syllables

1st ar
1st long -a
2nd long -a
oddball
garden
airplane
compare
toward
market
parents
aware
carpet
haircut
despair
harvest
dairy
repair
marble
carry
declare
hardly
careful
beware
partner
barely
pardon
fairy
barber

Sort 31 Long -o, oi, oy

0
oi
oy
whole
point
boy
noise
bowl
join
soy
choice
stole
soil
joy
voice
loan
spoil
toy
cloak
coil
choke
foil
moist
joint
boil
coin
broil
oil

Sort 33 Unaccented Final Syllables
(/chur/zhur/yur/)

-cher=/chur/
-ture=/chur/
-sure=/zhur/
-ure=/yur/
oddball
catcher
picture
measure
figure
senior
rancher
nature
pressure
failure
danger
teacher
capture
pleasure
pitcher
future
leisure
mixture
treasure
creature
pasture
posture
torture
culture
injure
Sort 23 More Ambiguous Vowels in Accented Syllables
(Au, Aw, Al)

au
aw
al
oddball
saucer
awful
also
laughed
author
awkward
always
all right
August
lawyer
almost
autumn
awesome
although
luandry
gnawed
already
caution
gawking
faucet
flawless
sausage
auction
haunted

Sort 30 review of AR, schwa-plus-r, and OR

ar
schwa+r
or
jar
earn
thorn
hard
search
worn
yarn
pearl
hoarse
march
worth
horse
worst
core
spur
chore
sir
boar
lurk
bore
score
snore
warm
warn



Sort 29 UR, URE, UR-E

ur
ure
ur-e
oddball
turn
sure
curve
were
burn
lure
nurse
hurt
pure
purse
curl
cure
curse
church
urge
hurl
burst
churn
surf
purr
curb
blurt

11/14/11
Sort 32 Agents and Comparatives

People Who Do Things
People Who Do Things
People Who Do Things
Words Used to Compare
dancer
actor
beggar
bigger
dreamer
sailor
burglar
sooner
driver
traitor
longer
farmer
tutor
smaller
jogger
fresher
writer
younger
shopper
older
swimmer
smoother
voter
brighter

Sort 22 Ambiguous Vowels In Accented
Syllables (oy/oi and ou/ow)

1st
1st
1st
2nd
2nd
voyage
drowsy
country
destroy
about
moisture
county
trouble
appoint
allow
loyal
counter
double
avoid
amount
poison
thousand
southern
annoy
around
noisy
coward
employ
powder

11/7/11
Sort 31 Unaccented Final Syllable (er, ar, or)

-er
-or
-ar
other
color
collar
mother
doctor
dollar
weather
favor
solar
cover
flavor
sugar
silver
mirror
grammar
under
motor
father
rumor
flower
tractor
spider
harbor
rather

Sort 28 or, ore, oar, w+or

or
ore
oar
w+or
oddball
form
more
board
work
flour
fork
store
roar
word
floor
hor
shore
oar
world
door
north
tore
soar
worm
corn
wore
storm
sore

Sort 21 Long -e Patterns in Accented Syllables

1st Long
1st Short
2nd Long
needle
feather
succeed
season
leather
increase
reader
heavy
compete
feature
pleasant
defeat
freedom
sweater
indeed
meaning
steady
extreme
eastern
healthy
fifteen
people
thirteen
repeat


10/31/11
Sort 30 Unaccented Final Syllable (le, el, il, al)

-le
-el
-il
-al
oddball
cattle
model
until
final
fragile
saddle
level
April
total
special
couple
angel
fossil
metal
angle
novel
evil
signal
cancel
pencil
local
vowel
journal
travel

Sort 20 Long -u Patterns in Accented Syllables

1st
2nd
rooster
include
Tuesday
refuse
useful
amuse
jewel
confuse
doodle
cocoon
toothache
excuse
noodle
pollute
scooter
reduce
beauty
balloon
cougar
cartoon
fewer
raccoon
chewy
shampoo

Sort 27 ir, ire, ier

ir
ire
ier
oddball
girl
fire
drier
fur
first
wire
pliers
their
dirt
tire
flier
third
hire
crier
bird
birth
shirt
fir
whirl
swirl
thirst
chirp
skirt
twirl


10/24/11
Sort 26 ER, EAR, EER

ER
EAR
EER
EAR=UR
ODDBALL
her
hear
deer
heard
there
perch
fear
steer
earth
here
herd
spear
cheer
learn
fern
clear
peer
germ
near
clerk
dear
term
year

Sort 19 Long -o Patterns in Accented Syllables

1st
2nd
oddball
toaster
below
Europe
hosetess
explode
lonely
suppose
owner
compose
lower
decode
lonesome
remote
loafer
alone
poster
approach
soapy
awoke
bowling
erode
soldier
postage
coaster

Sort 29 Unaccented Final Syllable (LE)

VCle
VCCle doublet
VCCle
title
little
simple
cradle
middle
tremble
able
settle
single
table
bottle
muscle
rifle
apple
sample
bridle
paddle
jungle
bugle
giggle
handle
cable
battle
candle

10/17/11
Sort 25 AR, ARE, AIR

ar
are
air
oddball
part
care
hair
pear
start
pare
fair
wear
harm
stare
pair
bear
sharp
square
chair
where
dark
bare
stair
heart
shark
fare
hare

Sort 52 Suffixes (-ness, -ful, and -less)

-ness
-ful
-less
combination of suffixes
darkness
graceful
homeless
carelessness
goodness
colorful
hopeless
thankfulness
weakness
faithful
worthless
helplessness
illness
thoughtful
restless
peacefulness
kindness
painful
penniless
happiness
fearful
harmless
dreadful
plentiful

Sort 18 Long -i patterns in accented syllables

1st
2nd
oddball
frighten
beside
machine
ninety
delight
forgive
higher
surprise
favorite
driveway
decide
slightly
advice
lightning
survive
sidewalk
combine
highway
arrive
brightly
provide
invite
describe
polite


10/10/11
Sort 51 Comparatives (-er, -est)

-er
-est
-ier
-iest
braver
bravest
happier
happiest
calmer
calmest
easier
easiest
closer
closest
prettier
prettiest
stronger
strongest
crazier
craziest
cooler
coolest
dirtier
dirtiest
hotter
hottest
weaker
weakest

Sort 17 Long -a patterns in accented syllables

1st
2nd
oddball
rainbow
awake
chocolate
painter
contain
again
raisin
complain
crayon
decay
mayor
mistake
maybe
parade
bracelet
escape
pavement
amaze
basement
today
payment
explain
remain
obey

Sort 24 Review of Long-Vowel Patterns

long -a
long -e
long -i
long -o
long -u
wave
bleed
grind
sold
clue
jail
steep
slide
glow
school
way
sneak
dry
hold
drew
scene
bind
tone
pool
feast
light
crow
soak


10/3/11

Sort 16 Open and Closed Syllables and Inflected Endings
VCV
VCCV
VVCV
e-drop
double
nothing
hoping
hopping
cleaned
hoping
hopping
cleaned
quoted
plotting
leaking
hoping
hopping
painting
faded
wrapped
greeted
quoted
wrapped
greeted
racing
nodded
shouting
faded
winning
shouting
skated
painted
floated
racing
nodded
floated
saving
painting
needed
skated
letting
needed
joking
winning
saving
skipped
leaking
hunted
joking
painted
telling
telling
letting
hunted
skipped

Sort 50 Suffixes (-Y, -LY, -ILY)
(-y turns nouns into an adjective ex:a noun like sun turns into an adjective that means "like the sun" or "having sun".  -ly and -ily turn adjectives like slow turns into an adverb that describes "how" something is done or "the manner in which" something is done.)

-y
-ly
-ily
sunny
slowly
happily
rainy
quickly
easily
foggy
clearly
angrily
snowy
dimly
lazily
misty
quietly
noisily
stormy
loudly
chilly
daily
cloudy
roughly
windy
smoothly
breezy

Sort 23 Short -I and Long -I(VCC)
with Short -O and Long -O(VCC)

VCC -i
VCC -i
VCC -o
VCC -o
oddball
film
find
lost
most
friend
fist
wild
moth
told
wind
child
soft
cold
kind
cost
both
mind
roll
blind
scold
wind
gold
post
ghost





9/26/11

Sort 15 Syllable Juncture in VCCCV and VV Patterns
(The VV juncture represents a variation of the open syllable with a juncture between the two vowels and a long vowel in the first syllable.  The VCCCV pattern is a variation of the closed syllable with a split between the syllable coming before or after a consonant blend or digraph.)

VCC/CV
VC/CCV
V/V
athlete
pilgrim
create
kingdom
complete
poet
pumpkin
monster
riot
halfway
kitchen
duet
English
control
trial
mushroom
hundred
cruel
inspect
lion
children
diet
poem
giant

Sort 49 Prefixes (uni-, bi-, tri-, and other numbers)

uni-
bi-
tri-
other
unicycle
bicycle
tricycle
quadrangle
united
biweekly
trilogy
pentagon
unicorn
bisect
triangle
octagon
unique
bilingual
triple
octopus
unison
triplet
October
union
tripod
uniform
trio
universe

Sort 22 Short -i and long -i (CVCe, CVCC, -igh, and cv open syllable)

CVC
CVCe
CVCC -igh
CV -y
Oddball
quick
white
might
why
live
quit
twice
high
cry
quite
night
sky
fine
bright
fly
write
fight
try
flight
shy
sight
sigh
right




9/19/11

Sort 21 Short -U and Long -U
(*The final sound -ew pattern acts like a vowel.)

CVC
CVV -ew
CVV -ue
Oddballs
thumb
new
blue
truth
plump
grew
flue
do
brush
chew
due
sew
stuck
few
glue
junk
flew
true
trunk
knew
stew
blew
dew
crew

Sort 14 Syllable Juncture in VCV and VVCV Patterns
(*The VCV patter is most often the open syllable with a long-vowel sound as in hu-man, but there are also many words in with the VCV has a closed syllable, as in nev-er.  Note the letter v never doubles, it would look like a w.)

V/CV (long)
VC/V (short)
VVCV (long)
human
never
reason
pilot
river
meeting
frozen
visit
peanut
student
wagon
leader
humor
planet
sneaker
lazy
lemon
easy
music
finish
seven
present
second
minute

Sort 48 Prefixes (Ex-, Non-, In-, Fore-)

ex-
non-
in-
fore-
exit
nonsense
incomplete
forecast
extend
nonstop
incorrect
forearm
extra
nonfat
indecent
forehead
express
nonfiction
income
foresee
exclude
indoor
foreshadow
exclaim
indent
foremost
expand
insight




































 
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