When do we use these suffixes?

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When do we use these
suffixes?
-ed
--s
or –es
-ing
-ly
When do we use these
suffixes?
--er
--est
--ful
--ion
When do we use these
suffixes?
--ness
--ous
or -eous
--ment
When adding suffixes to any word, use
the three prong test:
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Does the stem end with a final silent e?
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Does it end with one vowel + one
consonant?
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Drop e and add suffix
This will be our focus this week!
Does it end with y?
Focus for the week: one vowel + one
consonant
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Rule: Double the last consonant when
adding a vowel suffix to words ending in
one vowel followed by one consonant, only
if the syllable before the suffix is accented
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What are the vowel suffixes?
What would this look like?
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Rule: Double the last consonant when
adding a vowel suffix to words ending in
one vowel followed by one consonant, only
if the syllable before the suffix is accented
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Try using the vowel suffixes –ing and –ed
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permit
refer
admit
Rule does NOT apply to:
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Multi-letter vowel phonograms (ee, ea, ai)
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sleeping
raining
treated
Rule does NOT apply to:
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Words that end in more than one
consonant
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picking
arrested
flinging
Rule does NOT apply to:
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Words that end in X
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fixed
relaxing
mixing
Rule does NOT apply to:
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Phonograms: ow, aw ew
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showing
sawing
fewest
Spelling List
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quitting
quizzed
admitted
needing
letting
stepping
beginning
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tricked
popping
biggest
snowing
ringing
gypped
referred
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dreamed
fixed
supper
permitting
treated
relaxing

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