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14.22: Review of [sh]

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Review of [sh]

1. Underline the letters that spell [sh] in each of the following words:

\begin{align*}& \text{kin\underline{sh}ip} && \text{a\underline{ss}ured} && \text{physi\underline{c}ian} && \text{two-dimen\underline{s}ional}\\ & \text{non\underline{ch}alantly} && \text{\underline{sch}wa} && \text{expre\underline{ss}ion} && \text{techni\underline{ci}an}\\ & \text{accommoda\underline{t}ions} && \text{accompli\underline{sh}ment} && \text{\underline{sch}lemiel} && \text{profe\underline{ss}ional}\\ & \text{consequen\underline{t}ial} && \text{ma\underline{ch}ine} && \text{\underline{sh}oulder} && \text{distingui\underline{sh}} \\ & \text{in\underline{s}urance} && \text{occupa\underline{t}ional} && \text{musta\underline{ch}e} && \text{quota\underline{t}ion}\\ & \text{uncon\underline{sc}iously} && \text{demonstra\underline{t}ion} && \text{norui\underline{sh}} && \text{collec\underline{t}ions}\\ & \text{decora\underline{t}ion} && \text{exten\underline{s}ion} && \text{constitu\underline{t}ion} && \text{ra\underline{c}ial}\end{align*}

2. You should have found eight different spellings of [sh], one of them being <t>. Label each of the columns below with one of the spellings, as we have done with the column labeled <t>. Then sort the words into the groups. Some words go into more than one group. Again, when you finish, several blanks will still be empty:

Words with [sh] spelled ...
<t> <ch> <sh> \begin{align*}<s>\end{align*}
accommodations nonchalantly kinship insurance
consequential machine accomplishment extension
decoration mustache shoulder two-dimensional
occupational nourish
demonstration distinguish
Words with [sh] spelled...
<sc> <ss> <sch> <c>
unconsciously assured schwa physician
expression schlemiel technician
professional racial

3. How is [sh] spelled in the word complexion? <x>, as part of the combination [ksh]

4. Where does the <sh> spelling of [sh] usually come in elements? At the beginning or the end

5. Where does the <t> spelling of [sh] come in words? In the middle, between the stem and a suffix

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