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Shelly Fryer

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Spelling List 15 Dropping Pattern for Suffixes

1. Get List 15. 2. Open the student template. 3. Create a label of each root word. 4. Add an label emoji X to cover the silent e. 5. Create a label of the new word with the correct suffix.

3rd Grade, English Language Arts
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When the suffix begins with a consonant, it is labeled as a consonant suffix. When a suffix begins with a vowel, it is labeled as a vowel suffix. Knowing this helps us reliably spell the new word when adding a suffix. When adding a vowel suffix to a base/root word that ends in silent e, DROP the e and attach the suffix. 1. shining 2. blamed 3. cuter 4. nibbling 5. cutest 6. peddled 7. server 8. closest 9. flaky 10. slimy