Review
1. Below you are given some words. For each word you are given a spelling feature – either the spelling of one of the sounds in the word or the presence of a silent final <e>. In the right hand column you should fill in the reason for the spelling feature – that is, the pattern or change that explains why the sound is spelled the way it is or the function of the silent final <e> in the word:
Word

Spelling Feature

Reason

example

[p] = \begin{align*}<\text{p}>\end{align*}

VCCle pattern

immediate

[m] = <mm>


knotty

[t] = \begin{align*}<\text{tt}>\end{align*}


immense

Silent final <e>


shuttle

[t] = \begin{align*}<\text{tt}>\end{align*}


attempted

[t] = \begin{align*}<\text{tt}>\end{align*}


occurred

[r] = <rr>


kidnapped

[p] = <pp>


supporting

[p] = <pp>


lose

Silent final <e>


subscribe

Silent final <e>


maple

Silent final <e>


2. Analyze each of the following words into its elements according to the formula you are given for each one. ‘Pr’ = ‘Prefix,’ ‘FrSt’ = ‘Free Stem,’ ‘BndSt’ = ‘Bound Stem,’ and ‘Su’ = ‘Suffix.’ Remember that some stems consist of just a base. Be sure to show any changes that occur:
Word

Formula

Analysis

unfriendly

Pr + FrSt + Su

un + friend + ly

thoughtful

FrSt + Su


unimpressive

Pr\begin{align*}^1\end{align*} + Pr\begin{align*}^2\end{align*} + FrSt + Su


obtained

Pr + BndSt + Su


rightfully

FrSt + Su\begin{align*}^1\end{align*} + Su\begin{align*}^2\end{align*}


indebted

Pr + FrSt + Su


involved

Pr + BndSt + Su


sufferers

Pr + BndSt + Su\begin{align*}^1\end{align*} + Su\begin{align*}^2\end{align*}


suffocate

Pr + BndSt + Su


reappeared

Pr\begin{align*}^1\end{align*} + Pr\begin{align*}^2\end{align*} + BndSt + Su


disputing

Pr + BndSt + Su


sleepiest

FrSt + Su\begin{align*}^1\end{align*} + Su\begin{align*}^2\end{align*}


3. Combine the following elements into words. Be sure to show any changes that occur:
Elements

Word

dis + ad + vantage + ed


in + de + pend + ence


in + sist + ed


in + sub + fice + ient


un + wrap + ed


ad + sign + ment + s


in + sign + i + fic + ant


sub + gest + ion + s


ear + ly + est


ob + case + ion + al


de + light + ful + ly


in + lustr + ate + ion

