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# 10.9: How Do You Spell [m]?

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## How Do You Spell [m]?

1. Underline the letters that spell [m] in the following words:

crumbleresembleelementhandsomeeminentmotionlessexclaimminnowpoemjudgementcomparedcostumemeddlediamondssmoothestumbrellamortaleconomicschemicalenormous\begin{align*}& \text{crumble} && \text{motionless} && \text{compared} && \text{umbrella} \\ & \text{resemble} && \text{exclaim} && \text{costume} && \text{mortal} \\ & \text{element} && \text{minnow} && \text{meddle} && \text{economics} \\ & \text{handsome} && \text{poem} && \text{diamonds} && \text{chemical} \\ & \text{eminent} && \text{judgement} && \text{smoothest} && \text{enormous}\end{align*}

2. How is [m] spelled in all of these words? ________. More than nine times out often [m] is spelled this way.

3. Now sort the twenty words into these three groups. One word will be in two groups:

4. Fill in the blank: Usually [m] is spelled __________.

Word Venn. Into circle A put only words that contain [m]. Into circle B put only words that contain [η]\begin{align*}[\eta]\end{align*}. Into circle C put only words that contain [n].

angerangerankleavenuebubblingbundlingcharmingcommittingcommotioncomprehendemigrantfloatingfriendlinessgamblehandsomehumblinghusbandimmigrateinstructingislandjudgementjuniormeaningmiddleminingmorningnibblingpoetryscribblesmokingsummoningsupposeyour\begin{align*}& \text{anger} && \text{commotion} && \text{husband} && \text{mining} \\ & \text{anger} && \text{comprehend} && \text{immigrate} && \text{morning} \\ & \text{ankle} && \text{emigrant} && \text{instructing} && \text{nibbling} \\ & \text{avenue} && \text{floating} && \text{island} && \text{poetry} \\ & \text{bubbling} && \text{friendliness} && \text{judgement} && \text{scribble} \\ & \text{bundling} && \text{gamble} && \text{junior} && \text{smoking} \\ & \text{charming} && \text{handsome} && \text{meaning} && \text{summoning} \\ & \text{committing} && \text{humbling} && \text{middle} && \text{suppose} \\ & && && && \text{your}\end{align*}

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