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Spelling

Pattern for Class List:


A suffix is a word ending that changes the use
of a word. To add a suffix to a word that ends with a
final silent e, drop the e if the suffix begins with a
vowel. Keep the e if the suffix begins with a
consonant.

Blue List

Pattern for List:


Final /ər/. Words pertaining to people tend to end with either
-er or –or. Examples: baker and governor. Adjectives are -er
(comparison) or –ar. Examples: bigger and rectangular.

-er (people) -or (people) -ar (adjectives)


barber author lunar
dreamer donor polar
founder sculptor solar
grocer editor circular
miser emperor muscular
soldier governor peculiar
rescuer singular

Circle the words you will include on your weekly spelling list. Then rewrite them,
plus any words you spelled incorrectly on the pretest, on your weekly spelling list.