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7.9: Review of [ə] and [u]

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Review of [ə] and [u]

1. In the following words, underline the letters that spell schwa, [ə]. Double underline the letters that spell short <\text{u}>, [u]. Then sort the sixteen words into the matrix:

&\text{adjust} && \text{summon} && \text{produce} && \text{toughen}\\&\text{loyalty} && \text{joyfully} && \text{account} && \text{royal}\\&\text{poison} && \text{thousand} && \text{spoiled} && \text{allowed}\\&\text{downtown} && \text{tongue} && \text{mountain} && \text{clubhouse}

2. Sort the words into this matrix:

2. Three ways to spell [u] are _____, _____, and _____.

3. List all the different ways you found in the sixteen words to spell schwa: ______


Word Squambles. This Squambles is made up of words that contain the sound [oi]. We've given you a bit of a start. Unscramble the easy words first and enter them into the squares. That will give you some clues to help you with the harder ones. As you enter each word into the squares, check it off the list:

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Feb 23, 2012

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