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Common Spelling Rules, Prefixes, and Suffixes: Grammar Review Practice Exercises

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Updated on Aug 25, 2011

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Practice Exercises

Practice Exercise: Spelling Words with ei or ie

For the following questions, choose either ie or ei to spell each word given correctly. Then, check your answers at the end of the exercises.

  1. rel_____f
  2. dec_____ve
  3. ch_____f
  4. w_____rd
  5. sh_____ld
  6. v_____n
  7. s_____ve
  8. fr_____ght
  9. _____ght
  10. for_____gn
  11. y_____ld
  12. n_____ce

Practice Exercise: Doubling the Final Consonant

Choose the correct ending to spell each word correctly. Then, check your answers at the end of the chapter.

  1. steal     →     stealling        stealing
  2. shop    →     shopped       shoped
  3. tax       →     taxing           taxxing
  4. step      →    stepping        steping
  5. compel →    compelling     compeling
  6. portray →    portrayed      portrayyed
  7. draw    →    drawwing      drawing
  8. need     →    needed          needded
  9. perplex →    perplexxing    perplexing
  10. keep     →    keeping         keepping

Practice Exercise: The Silent E

Choose the correct ending to spell each word given correctly. Then, check your answers at the end of the chapter.

  1. compete     →     competting     competing
  2. hope          →     hopful             hopeful
  3. pale           →     paling              paleing
  4. state          →     stated              statted
  5. compile     →     compilling        compiling
  6. like           →     likly                  likely
  7. manage     →     management     managment
  8. take          →     taken               takn
  9. amaze       →     amazeing         amazing
  10. arrive        →     arrived            arriveed
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