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52. “ Let the Woodchuck

go!

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53. Castles in the Air,

54. Freaks of the Frost,

55. The Covetous Porter

Punished,

56. Stories about Dogs,

57. Beware of the First

Drink,

58. Up with the Dawn,

59. The Broken Pane,

60. The Shetland Pony,

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RevisaL EXERCISES,

PRINCIPLES OF SPELLING,

WORDS SOUNDED ALIKE BUT SPELLED DIFFERENTLY,

ARITHMETICAL TABLES,

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INTRODUCTORY EXERCISES

FOR READING AND SPELLING.

SIMPLE VOWEL SOUNDS.

KEY-WORDS.

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I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. man. pain. bean. den.

tin.
gone.

loan.
I.

ua
stay

III.
à
guard stayed

ea ant

sway

beach axe

II. swayed beard bade

а
tray

bleak
calm
ached

breathe calmed bate

eigh ceased chance bathe

eight

clean charge bathed eighth

ears chargeil cave

neigh

feast chasm fame weigh

heat half hare weight

leap halves pale

leaped harsh pane

ey

leaves latch plane

mean mart quake grey

peach mask safe prey

please masked scared

reach quack skate

ea

shears quacked stakes break speak scant stare wear

steam shark traced

teach tracks vale

e

team thrash waste

tease

ere thrashed whale

there

weaves
ai

wreathes
au
hail

eig
aunt
strain

ee haunt train reigns

breed laugh trained

cheeks laughed vain

ei

ie chief fields fierce grief piece shriek shrieked thief thieves yield

scene
scheme
sphere

ei seize seized

ey

key

eel
wail
veil

knee
ea
ay

kneel
heart
slay

aigh

peep hearth slayed straight peeped

IV.

e beg begged

1

aw dawn drawn hawk lawn

lose who

oa cloak coarse coast foam roar roared shoal soar throat

oe shoe shoes

crest debts dense eggs fence jest hedge knell ledge pledge perch perche'l scent searclı sted sledge slept stern strength tress twelve twelfth vent whence wreck wretch

ough bought brought fought ought sought thought

ough through

ou

IX.

course mould mouin mourned

augh caught

u

VII.

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ough though

VIII.

er deaf earth health pearls spreads wealth

00 brook choose cool cooled droop moor pool soot soothe

ue guess guessed guest

i

ui bruise fruit juice

birth twirl

ie friend

ou group tour

V.

ew

fix
fixed
fling
limb
midst
phiz
quick
quills
rills
scrip
shrill
skin
strip
strippel
tills
trip
tripped

ui
build
built

VI.

0
chords
cough
drop
droppe: 1
knobs
inock
shock
shocked
sot
stop
stopped
scotch
wrong
wronged

broke
cope
clothes
droll
combs
folk
forced
ghosts
grove
globe
holes
mode
mope
rogue
rope
smoke
stole
sword
throne
tolls
whole
wold
wrote

blushi blushed | bump bumped burst church cull hurl hurled judge nursed plunge pulp scud shun shunned slunk spun stuinp stumped stung suck urged

a dwarf false stalks swan swarm swarmed tall

doth gloves once sponge

ou rough touch young

OW blow blown grow grown row rowed tow towed

i bridge bliss cliff drift

au
fault
fraud
gauds
pause
taught

crew
drew
knew
strew

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It is recommended that pupils be exercised in making phrases or sentences showing the distinctions between the similar words in the following list. ant .aunt

nay

.. neigh sight. .site beach ..beech

Nell .knell stair .stare blew ..blue

night. ..knight strait ...straight by ..buy

our.

.hour their. there climb.. pail · pale

tow close. .clothes

pain · pane

too..

two coarse....course

pause · paws tide .tied cot. ..caught plain ..plane vail.

. vale ere ..air

pray . prey waist waste hair. . hare pull .. pool wait

weight hart ..heart

rain . . reign way. ...weigh heir vr

seen
. scene

wreaths ... wreathes hole. whole

sent .scent wright .right knew

soar
. sore

write... ...rite might.....mite

sot ...sought wrote ..... rote

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