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# 11.22: How Do You Spell [l]?

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## How Do You Spell [l]?

1. You can hear the sound [l] at the beginning and end of the word lull. Underline the letters that spell [l] in each of the following words:

abilitywrinklefreelyannihilateawhilesymbolbunglecathedraldelegateelaboratefertilizerregularguiltyhorriblejunglelieutenantnationalleisureangrilyleague\begin{align*}& \text{ability} && \text{symbol} && \text{fertilizer} && \text{lieutenant} \\ & \text{wrinkle} && \text{bungle} && \text{regular} && \text{national} \\ & \text{freely} && \text{cathedral} && \text{guilty} && \text{leisure} \\ & \text{annihilate} && \text{delegate} && \text{horrible} && \text{angrily} \\ & \text{awhile} && \text{elaborate} && \text{jungle} && \text{league} \end{align*}

2. Now sort the twenty words into these three groups:

3. How is [l] spelled in all of these words? _______. More than nine times out of ten [l] is spelled this way!

Word Squares. This squares contains the following twelve words, each of which contains the sound [l] spelled <l>. We've shown you where the <l>'s go in the words:

6 Letters:awhilebunglejungleleaguesymbol7 Letters:abilityangrilywrinkle 8 Letters:horriblenational10 Letters:annihilatelieutenant\begin{align*}& 6\ \text{Letters:} && 7\ \text{Letters:} && 8\ \text{Letters:} && 10\ \text{Letters:} \\ & \text{awhile} && \text{ability} && \text{horrible} && \text{annihilate} \\ & \text{bungle} && \text{angrily} && \text{national} && \text{lieutenant} \\ & \text{jungle} && \text{wrinkle }\\ & \text{league} \\ & \text{symbol}\end{align*}

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