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Shelly Fryer

Spelling Pattern -ous

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts

Student Instructions

The -ous spelling pattern is always used as an adjective (a describing word) 1. Watch the video 2. Go to add page template. 3. Move the words to complete the sentences. 4. Use the mic to read each sentence. 5. check when you are finished.

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FOR TEACHERS ONLY 💡Assign this activity to sample student to test it as a teacher. -us and -ous sound alike. Students must know how to use them. -us is usually a noun ending and -ous is always an adjective suffix. Have your students become familiar with words that contain these endings. -us (usually a noun ending) focus minus cactus radius genius fungus sinus circus octopus bonus -ous (always an adjective suffix.) dangerous ridiculous humorous joyous nervous spacious curious furious hideous famous generous fabulous jealous I used Kris Szajner's video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7aaIfzgMCo as inspiration for this activity.