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14.20: Review of [k]

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

Review of [k]

1. Each of the following words contains at least one [k] sound. Underline the letters that spell [k] in each word:

& \text{\underline{k}inship} && \text{e\underline{c}statically} && \text{a\underline{cc}ommodation} && \text{a\underline{cq}uittal} \\& \text{\underline{c}onsciously} && \text{anti\underline{qu}e} && \text{a\underline{cq}uired} && \text{te\underline{ch}nician} \\& \text{o'\underline{cl}o\underline{ck}} && \text{s\underline{k}etchily} && \text{\underline{c}ons\underline{eq}uence} && \text{li\underline{q}uid} \\& \text{o\underline{cc}urred} && \text{\underline{ch}emi\underline{c}al} && \text{pi\underline{c}tures\underline{qu}e} && \text{\underline{c}olle\underline{c}tion} \\& \text{a\underline{cq}uaintance} && \text{\underline{q}ui\underline{ck}ly} && \text{an\underline{k}le} && \text{uni\underline{qu}ely} \\& \text{ar\underline{ch}ite\underline{c}t} && \text{\underline{c}al\underline{c}ulator} && \text{pani\underline{ck}ed} && \text{physi\underline{qu}e} \\& \text{\underline{c}onse\underline{q}uential} && \text{don\underline{k}ey} && \text{a\underline{cc}omplishment} && \text{rhythmi\underline{c}ally} \\& \text{re\underline{c}ognized} && \text{stoma\underline{ch}} && \text{o\underline{cc}upational} && \text{provo\underline{k}ing}

2. Sort the thirty-two words into the following groups. You should have found eight different spellings of [k]. We have written one of those spellings in the table below; you are to write the seven other spellings at the top of the columns. Some words go into more than one group. When you are finished, several of the blanks will be empty:

Words with [k] spelled...
<k> <c> <ck> <cc>
kinship consciously o'clock occurred
sketchily o'clock quickly accommodation
donkey architect panicked accomplishment
ankle consequential occupational
provoking recognized
Words with [k] spelled ...
<cq> <ch> <q> <qu>
acquaintance architect consequential antique
acquired chemical quickly picturesque
acquittal stomach consequence uniquely
technician liquid physique

3. Analyze the following words to show the reason for the spelling of [k] in each:

Word = Analysis
occurred = o\cancel{b} + c + curred
acquired = a\cancel{d} + c + quired
panicked = panic + k + ed
accommodation = a\cancel{d} + c + commodation
picnicking = picnic + k + ing
acquittal = a\cancel{\mathrm{d}} + c + quittal

4. What sounds does <x> spell in each of the following words?

Word <x> spells
expression [ks]
complexity [ks]
sixteen [ks]
excitement [ks]
exceeding [ks]

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