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2. At dusk the brisk, skillful skater returned. 3. The hungry boy asked for a rusk. 4. The frisky squirrel scampered among the husks. 5. It was no easy task to move the desk and the cask. 6. The new scholar wore a scarlet scarf.
7. Did Miss Schofield say the star in the sky or the star on the screen ? 8. “For eschewing books and tasks,
Nature answers all he asks.”
Pronounce the final combinations distinctly: kt kn
ks baked darken
aches raked shaken
leaks liked taken
lacks looked weaken
racks backed token
licks wrecked spoken
oaks kicked blacken
hawks knocked mistaken
likes rocked chicken
dikes protect liken
sticks subject broken
cheeks detect thicken
lk elk whelk bilk sulk milk bulk hulk skulk bulky sulky silky hulky
1. The roof leaked and the cloaks are soaked.
Did Clara spill the milk on her silk dress ? 4. Patrick's bulky package is in the sulky. 5. “So on it went, capering and playing its pranks,
Whistling with reeds on the broad river banks." 6. "Odours when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.
Final Consonant Combinations
agz, egz, igz, oogz, ugz, ogz
Pronounce the final combinations distinctly:
lags begs gigs jogs jugs sags jigs pegs figs frogs bugs
flags dregs brigs logs tugs tags rags rogues twigs
lagged begged rigged flogged plugged sagged pegged jigged clogged lugged hugged
leagued jogged bagged shrugged plagued tugged flagged tagged fagged fatigued intrigued
1. The buyer tags the bags of figs.
10. The pedagogues consulted the catalogues to find the price of the drugs.
x as in extra is a compound breathed consonant (k + s)
Make the sound of k and quickly run it into the sound of s.
Webster, ks Funk and Wagnalls, ks Phonetic Symbol, ks
Drill: ax, ex, ix, oox, ux, ox
This sound occurs finally and medially:
1. Six and sixty are sixty-six. 2. The antics of the oxen vexed the plow-boy. 3. Flocks of ducks were on the lakes. 4. It was six blocks from the barracks to the docks. 5. Frank's cousin thanks Jack's uncle for the books. 6. Mike's oxen drew the bricks to the docks.
7. The smith takes an ax and breaks the locks on the box.
8. The Mexican woman mixes the cakes and bakes them on the bricks.
9. Mr. Wicks sent the box of wax candles to the monks by express.
x as in examine is a compound voiced consonant (8 + z)
Make the sound of g and quickly run it into
g the sound of z.
Webster, gz Funk and Wagnalls, gz Phonetic Symbol, gz
1. The rogues left the mugs on the rag rugs. 2. The drugs in the bags weighed exactly ten ounces. 3. The executor examined the luxurious rugs. 4. Gus exerted his influence to promote the exhibit.
5. The examiner counted the kegs and the bags on the brigs.
6. The students were exhausted when the examination was over.
7. The woodpecker eats the bugs and eggs on the twigs.
8. Gordon Griggs claimed exemption from the examination because all of his examples were correct.