SPELLING LESSON 2: WORDS WITH /sh/

chef one who cooks well
chute a steep slide for mail or coal
confusion a mixed-up condition of things
decision making-up one’s own mind
education schooling
emotion feeling
fiction something made-up
insure make sure or certain
issue to give
lotion a liquid containing medicine
machinery an apparatus that does a specific job
measure the capacity of an item
mission going out to do a special assignment
pressure a pushing down
solution the answer to a problem
surely certainly
suspicious causing one to suspect
vacation freedom from school, business, and so forth
vicious mean
vision a dream

Spelling List – Compound Words

afternoon the time of day after 12:00 P.M.
brand-new never been used
childhood the state or period of being a child
deerskin the skin of a dead deer
evildoer someone who does evil
fishermen people who fish for a living
grapefruit a large citrus fruit
hardship something that is troubling to someone
inlet a bay
jaybird a crow
keyboard a musical instrument similar to a piano
landscape the lawn, trees, plants and rocks in a yard
moonlight the light of the moon

Spelling List 2 – Vowel Digraphs

booklet A small book.
caution Warning.
creature an animal
crooked Jagged.
eastern Of the east.
eschew To avoid.
failure Loss.
fewer Less than.
freedom Liberty.
growing Getting larger or taller or bigger.
loader One who loads.
praying Talking to God.
railway Railroad track.
roaster A pot for cooking meat.
saucer A small plate.
smoothly In a gentle manner.
sower One who plants.
sweeten To add sugar or honey.
toothache A pain in a tooth.
wayward Willfully disobedient.

Homonym – Spelling List 2

cite quote; refer to
sight act of seeing
knight title of honor
night darkness
sighs deep breathing
size amount of space an object takes up
pries looks into; raises with force
prize reward
higher taller
hire to employ
idle not doing anything
idol an object that is worshipped
isle island
aisle passageway
pried looked into, raised with force
pride high opinion of one’s self
minor person underage
miner works in mines
fined made to pay money as punishment
find to discover

Spelling 507.1 – Homonyms

cite quote; refer to
sight act of seeing
knight title of honor
night darkness
sighs deep breathing
size amount of space an object takes up
pries looks into; raises with force
prize reward
higher taller
hire to employ
idle not doing anything
idol an object that is worshipped
isle island
aisle passageway
pried looked into, raised with force
pride high opinion of one’s self
minor person underage
miner works in mines
fined made to pay money as punishment
find to discover

Spelling List 501.1 – Diphthongs

abound plentiful, exists in large amounts
account to give an explanation
boiling liquid heated to a steaming point
boycott to purposely avoid a business
coward one who has no courage
decoy a fake bird
doily a lace placemat
flounder a flat fish
jointly together
joyous happy
mountain a piece of earth that is raised higher than a hill
pointing extending towards
poison a substance that often causes injury or death
powder dust-like particles of a dry substance
proudly arrogantly
prowler searcher
royal of a king or his family
tower a high building
vowel a letter that represents a speech sound; a, e, i, o or u (sometimes y or w)
voyage a trip