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# 13.22: Practice Spelling [k]

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## Practice Spelling [k]

1. This review is in the form of a Wordspell. You are given the sixteen letters with which to spell twenty words, all of which contain [k]. You are also given blanks for the twenty words. We've given you a start by filling in the letters in each word that spell the sound [k]. Here the sixteen letters:

O \ \ U \ \ N \ \ I \ \ E \ \ R \ \ O \ \ P \ \ Y \ \ A \ \ D \ \ L \ \ T \ \ S \ \ R \ \ I\begin{align*}&\text{O \ \ U \ \ N \ \ I \ \ E \ \ R \ \ O \ \ P \ \ Y \ \ A \ \ D \ \ L \ \ T \ \ S \ \ R \ \ I}\end{align*}

Here are the blanks for the twenty words:

2. Here are some words that end in [k] Read them carefully and then fill in the blanks:

knockquickwreckpicnicmaniacbrookhawkearthquakeprovokeretakewalkfolkmilkrebukesharkgigantictrafficzodiacthunderstruckaftershock\begin{align*}&\text{knock} && \text{brook} && \text{walk} && \text{gigantic}\\ &\text{quick} && \text{hawk} && \text{folk} && \text{traffic}\\ &\text{wreck} && \text{earthquake} && \text{milk} && \text{zodiac}\\ &\text{picnic} && \text{provoke} && \text{rebuke} && \text{thunderstruck}\\ &\text{maniac} && \text{retake} && \text{shark} && \text{aftershock}\end{align*}

a. When a word ends in [k] with a long vowel in front of it, the [k] is usually spelled _______.

b. When a word ends in a [k] with a consonant in front of it, the [k] is usually spelled _______.

c. When a word ends in a [k] with a short vowel in front of it, the [k] is usually spelled either _______ or _________. If the word has only one vowel sound in it, the [k] will usually be spelled ________; if it has more than one vowel sound in it, the [k] will usually be spelled ________.

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