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Spelling Contract 

WEEK OF 5/16-5/23/19

Commonly Misused Words

  1. there There are two plums left.
  2. their  They got their stuff and left. 
  3. they're They're going to the carnival.
  4. it's It's snowing outside.
  5. its Its legs are broken.
  6. accept I accept the challenge to read 1,000,000 words.
  7. except Everyone, except Damian, will go play outside.
  8. affect  Not studying will affect your grade.
  9. effect The effect of misbehaving, is getting in trouble.
 10. principle You should do what is right out of principle.
 11. principal The principal got after the student.
 12. your Your mom is really nice.
 13. you're You're not going to the movies with us.
 14. capital I am going to visit the capital of Texas.
 15. capitol The representatives work at the capitol.

WEEK OF 4/2-4/9/19

Unit 34: Greek Words

 1. autobiographer  1. autobiographer
 2. speedometer  2. speedometer
 3. thermometer  3. autobiographical
 4. photography  4. diagram
 5. oceanographer  5. oceanographer
 6. biographer  6. physiology
 7. paragraph  7. biologist
 8. geographer  8. .geographer
 9. thermostat  9. thermostat
10. geography 10. geothermal
11. diameter 11. topography
12. thermal 12. thermal
13. autograph 13. autograph
14. graphic 14. graphic
15. barometer 15. barometer
16. geology 16. geology
17. biology 17. bibliography
18. geologist 18. lexicographer
19. telegraph 19. thermos
20. geometry 20. altimeter
` 21. mythology



WEEK OF 4/23-5/2/19

Unit 31: Suffixes -eer, -ian, -ent, -ant

 1. lieutenant  1. correspondent
 2. superintendent  2. superintendent
 3. merchant  3. descendant
 4. volunteer   4. constituent
 5. participant  5. participant
 6. electrician  6. electrician
 7. comedian  7. comedian
 8. opponent  8. statistician
 9. applicant  9. vegetarian
10. attendant 10. attendant
11. engineer 11. auctioneer
12. custodian 12. custodian
13. assistant 13. pediatrician
14. resident 14. resident
15. servant 15. defendant
16. agent 16. agent
17. guardian 17. guardian
18. musician 18. historian
19. tenant 19. tenant
20. librarian 20. vice president
21. contestant

WEEK OF 4/9-4/23/19

Unit 28: Commonly Misspelled Words

 1. restaurant  1. restaurant
 2. appreciate  2. appreciate
 3. probably  3. cafeteria
 4. different  4. potatoes
 5. bargain  5. bargain
 6. victory  6. victory
 7. bureau  7. bureau
 8. surely  8 . privilege
 9. perspire  9. perspire
10. rhythm 10. rhythm
11. sauce 11. sufficient
12. jewelry 12. jewelry
13. captain 13. schedule
14. pigeon 14. sherbet
15. athlete 15. banquet
16. amateur 16. amateur
17. license 17. luncheon
18. muscle 18. guidance
19. villain 19. villain
20. similar 20. naive
21. jeopardize



WEEK OF 4/2-4/9/19

Unit 27: Suffix -ous

 1. mountainous  1. mountainous
 2. tremendous  2. ambitious
 3. courageous  3. copious
 4. industrious  4. spacious
 5. continuous  5. superfluous
 6. gorgeous  6. gorgeous
 7. wondrous  7. wondrous
 8. nutritious  8. nutritious
 9. cautious  9. vivacious
10. precious 10. hideous
11. fabulous 11. fabulous
12. jealous 12. jealous
13. glorious 13. anxious
14. obvious 14. obvious
15 tedious 15. tedious
16. curious 16. harmonious
17. nervous 17. monstrous
18. furious 18. furious
19. studious 19. studious
20. various 20. contagious
21. treacherous
 
WEEK OF 3/26-4/2/19

Uit 26: Prefixes under-, mid-, sub-, inter-, intra-, super-

 1. underground  1. intermission
 2. interchange  2. midpoint
 3. intramural  3. subterranean
 4. submarine  4. superficial
 5. underneath  5. underestimate
 6. midsummer  6. midyear
 7. interstate  7. interject
 8. supersonic  8. supersonic
 9. undercover  9.. undercover
10. intrastate 10. intrastate
11. interact 11. interact
12. midway 12. midway
13. underpass 13. underpass
14. superstar 14. superstar
15. subway 15. substandard
16. intersect 16. intersect
17. supervise 17. interfere
18. interface 18. interface
19. subtotal 19. subtotal
20. interview 20. superpower
21. underlying