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1. "We know not whither the hunter went,

Nor how the last of his days was spent. 2. Lena darned the socks and lined the hat. 3. The printer lent Tony (en cents. 4. The kitten had eaten the wheaten cakes. 5. Leyton meant to mend the torn tent. 6. The child was frightened but not bitten by the dog. 7. The maiden found the plant

nt trodden into the ground.

8. Leland Haddon opened the gate for the laden gardener.

Substitution of One Sound for Another

n for mi
m for n

mah nah, ma na, mee nee, moo noo, moh noh,

maw naw,
am an, em en, im in, oom oon, um un, om on

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1. Nine of the new mats are mine.
2. Marion heard the rain on the pane Monday night.

3. John gave ten dimes for the meat and nine cents for the meal.

4. Nathan made money selling knitting machines.

5. Mildred and Nettie made nine neat aprons for the Belgian children.

s is a breathed consonant

Equivalents: ps as in psalm; c as in cent; ss as in miss; sc as in scene; st as in glisten

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This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:


sir say


suit see


sign soon


soil sold


sour saw



1. Sylvia sold soda, salt, spice, and celery to Susan. 2. Seven sisters sat on the steps sewing sweaters.

3. Texas, Mississippi, and Tennessee are Southern States.

4. On Saturday Mr. Somers took Sadie and Sam to the circus.

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1. Bess will make a dress for Jess. 2. Did the Prince find Cinderella's glass slipper? 3. Columbus sailed from Palos, Spain. 4. The servant placed the spoon beside the soup-plate. 5. "Is the city of St. Louis in Missouri?” said Rufas. 6. Bessie and her sister skated over the glassy ice.

7. Mr. Nicholson and Lester saw the salt works at Syracuse.

8. St. Augustine is the oldest town in the United States.

9. Russel received some silk Socks for a Christmas present.

10. A Red Cross nurse stepped from the bus and entered the hospital.

11. Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Wilkesbarre, and Scranton are cities of Pennsylvania. 12. All the forest's life was in it,

All its mystery and its magic,
All the lightness of the birch-tree,

And the toughness of the cedar,
And the larch's supple sinews.


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1. “If one of the twines of a twist do untwist,

The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist. 2. “Twitter, twitter, twitter,” went the sweet voice of the swallow.

3. Twice we heard the sweet “tweet, tweet, tweet'' in the twilight.

4. The sweltering Swede swayed and swooned.
5. The swift swerved and swooped swiftly downward.

6. Mr. Swinton bought twenty tweed suits and twelve sweaters.

7. Swiftly the twittering swallows fly over swale and swamp. 8. "Swan swam over the sea. Swim, swan, swim,

Swan swam back again. Well swum, swan.'

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