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13.19: More Words with <cc> - and More on [ks]

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More Words with <cc> - and More on [ks]

1. The following words all contain assimilated forms of the prefixes ad-, sub-, or ob-. Analyze each one into prefix plus stem to show where the <cc> comes from, and fill in the blanks:

Word Analysis: Prefix + Stem The letter after <cc> is . . . The <cc> spells the sound . . .
accounting ad + c + counting <o> [k]
accessory
accompanied
occurred
occasionally
accidentally
accomplishment
successor
succinctly
occupation

2. When there is an <i> or an <e> right after <cc>, the <cc> is pronounced ________; otherwise <cc> is pronounced ________.

3. You've seen that sometimes <cc> spells [k] and sometimes it spells [ks]. All of the following words contain the sound [ks], spelled different ways. Underline the letters that spell the [ks] in each of these words:

exclusivehawkspicnicsextendwrecksexclamationcomplexityexplodeshriekseconomicsexperiencesharksextraordinaryknocksmedics

4. Sort the fifteen words into these groups:

5. Look at the words in which [ks] is spelled <cs>, <cks>, or <ks>. Each one consists of a free stem and a suffix. Analyze each word to show what the free stem and suffix are:

Word Analysis: Free Stem + Suffix
picnics picnic + s

5. When [ks] is spelled ________, ________, or ________ the <s> is usually the suffix ________.

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