Wednesday, August 1, 2007

SPELLING GRADE 7

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Lesson 1
Getting Letters in Correct Order
1. completely
2. believe
3. weirdest
4. beige
5. through
6. thirtieth
7. experiment
8. perfume
9. doesn’t
10. decision

11. politely
12. fierce
13. briefcase
14. sleigh
15. lieutenant
16. maneuver
17. recruit
18. biscuit
19. gauge
20. preserve

Challenge
unyielding
beguiling
beauteous
precipitation
preferably


Lesson 2
Unexpected Consonant Spellings
1. penguin
2. language
3. parachute
4. Michigan
5. examination
6. executive
7. exhibit
8. exhausted
9. whirlpool
10. meanwhile

11. distinguished
12. guacamole
13. extinguish
14. brochure
15. chauffeur
16. chandelier
17. exempt
18. exotic
19. exertion
20. overwhelming

Challenge
bilingual
nonchalant
exhilaration
exasperate
whimsically


Lesson 3
One Consonant or Two?
1. recommend
2. different
3. graffiti
4. successfully
5. embarrass
6. necessary
7. parallel
8. Halloween
9. Connecticut
10. approximately

11. commitment
12. accommodate
13. accomplishment
14. possession
15. harass
16. confetti
17. abbreviation
18. interruption
19. cinnamon
20. mayonnaise

Challenge
commemoration
questionnaire
penicillin
recollection
interrogation


Lesson 4
Homophones
1. herd
2. heard
3. capital
4. capitol
5. principle
6. principal
7. there
8. their
9. straight
10. strait

11. compliment
12. complement
13. stationery
14. stationary
15. idle
16. idol
17. hostel
18. hostile
19. sheer
2. shear

Challenge
guerilla
gorilla
adolescents
adolescence
oral
aural


Lesson 5
Adding -ed and -ing
1. traveled
2. traveling
3. received
4. receiving
5. panicked
6. panicking
7. qualified
8. qualifying
9. controlled
10. controlling

11. researched
12. researching
13. argued
14. arguing
15. mimicked
16. mimicking
17. horrified
18. horrifying
19. committed
20. committing

Challenge
benefited
benefiting
prophesied
prophesying
transferred
transferring


Lesson 6
Review
1. beige
2. believe
3. biscuit
4. briefcase
5. completely
6. decision
7. doesn’t
8. experiment
9. fierce
10. gauge
11. perfume
12. sleigh
13. thirtieth
14. through
15. weirdest
16. brochure
17. chauffeur
18. distinguished
19. examination
20. exhibit
21. exotic
22. guacamole
23. meanwhile
24. Michigan
25. penguin
26. accomplishment
27. approximately
28. cinnamon
29. Connecticut
30. different
31. Halloween
32. harass
33. interruption
34. necessary
35. possession
36. recommend
37. capital
38. heard
39. principal
40. sheer
41. stationery
42. straight
43. strait
44. there
45. panicked
46. qualified
47. received
48. researching
49. traveled
50. traveling


Lesson 7
Words with No Sound Clues
1. mathematics
2. really
3. audience
4. usually
5. diamond
6. favorite
7. memory
8. restaurant
9. recognize
10. disgusted

11. secretary
12. miniature
13. tournament
14. vacuum
15. Delaware
16. gratitude
17. elementary
18. juvenile
19. victim
20. category

Challenge
luxurious
auxiliary
penitentiary
badminton
boulevard


Lesson 8
Related Words 1
1. crime
2. criminal
3. except
4. exception
5. combine
6. combination
7. imitate
8. imitation
9. operate
10. operation

11. academy
12. academic
13. depart
14. departure
15. inspire
16. inspiration
17. participate
18. participation
19. regulate
20. regulation

Challenge
indicate
indicative
deprive
deprivation
implicate
implication


Lesson 9
Endings -ty, -ity, -tion
1. safety
2. loyalty
3. society
4. security
5. personality
6. university
7. authority
8. recognition
9. description
10. introduction

11. certainty
12. specialty
13. cruelty
14. publicity
15. electricity
16. reality
17. subscription
18. retention
19. intention
20. reduction

Challenge
subtlety
technicality
hospitality
deception
acquisition


Lesson 10
Irregular Plurals
1. handcuffs
2. chefs
3. zeros
4. torpedoes
5. yourselves
6. bookshelves
7. brothers-in-law
8. series
9. bacteria
10. media

11. portfolios
12. avocados
13. cargoes
14. mottoes
15. calves
16. great-uncles
17. aircraft
18. alumni
19. date
20. oases

Challenge
dynamos
innuendoes
curricula
nuclei
fungi


Lesson 11
Plural or Possessive?
1. niece’s
2. nieces’
3. nieces
4. country’s
5. countries’
6. countries
7. salesman’s
8. salesmen’s
9. its
10. ours

11. Mr. Murphy’s
12. Murphys
13. witness’s
14. witnesses’
15. witnesses
16. secretary’s
17. secretaries’
18. secretaries
19. theirs
20. hers

Challenge
congress’s
congresses
communities’
communities
April Fools’ Day


Lesson 12
Review
1. audience
2. Delaware
3. diamond
4. disgusted
5. elementary
6. juvenile
7. mathematics
8. memory
9. miniature
10. really
11. recognize
12. restaurant
13. tournament
14. usually
15. victim
16. academy
17. combination
18. combine
19. crime
20. criminal
21. depart
22. departure
23. except
24. imitate
25. inspiration
26. participate
27. regulate
28. authority
29. introduction
30. personality
31. publicity
32. safety
33. society
34. subscription
35. university
36. aircraft
37. alumni
38. avocados
39. chefs
40. data
41. great-uncles
42. media
43. series
44. countries
45. country’s
46. its
47. nieces
48. ours
49. theirs
50. witness’s


Lesson 13
Vowels in Final Syllables
1. hospital
2. vertical
3. acceptable
4. multiple
5. abandon
6. comparison
7. cardigan
8. murmur
9. interior
10. ancestor

11. identical
12. logical
13. impartial
14. rectangle
15. companion
16. suburban
17. metropolitan
18. sulfur
19. sponsor
20. superior

Challenge
acquittal
quadruple
chameleon
amphibian
endeavor


Lesson 14
Vowels in Unstressed Syllables
vitamin
medicine
continent
material
probably
opinion
Saturday
treasure
finally
popular

bulletin
competition
invitation
literal
binoculars
senator
cemetery
ingredients
episode
substitute

Challenge
indecision
meticulous
despondent
misdemeanor
paralysis


Lesson 15
Greek Word Parts
1. microscope
2. microchip
3. microwave
4. ecology
5. biology
6, mythology
7. technology
8. astronaut
9. astronomy
10. disaster

11. microcosm
12. microbe
13. microfilm
14. sociology
15. geology
16. etymology
17. astrology
18. astronomer
19. asteroid
20. asterisk

Challenge
microbiology
microminiature
meteorology
anthropology
astronomical


Lesson 16
Words with -ice, -ise, -ize
1. memorize
2. organize
3. specialize
4. advertise
5. compromise
6. supervise
7. paradise
8. sacrifice
9. notice
10. justice

11. sympathize
12. civilize
13. socialize
14. legalize
15. enterprise
16. improvise
17. merchandise
18. prejudice
19. apprentice
20. cowardice

Challenge
characterize
individualize
enfranchise
accomplice
solstice


Lesson 17
Compound Words
1. homemade
2. roommate
3. everyone
4. sometimes
5. runner-up
6. all-around
7. twenty-one
8. field trip
9. French fries
10. free throw

11. stomachache
12. racquetball
13. snowmobile
14. someone
15. newsstand
16. make-believe
17. full-length
18. son-in-law
19. rain forest
20. end zone

Challenge
straightedge
cross-examination
wash-and-wear
chain reaction
blood pressure


Lesson 18
Review
1. abandon
2. ancestor
3. companion
4. comparison
5. hospital
6. identical
7. interior
8. logical
9. metropolitan
10. multiple
11. sponsor
12. vertical
13. cemetery
14. competition
15. episode
16. finally
17. ingredients
18. invitation
19. medicine
20. opinion
21. popular
22. probably
23. Saturday
24. substitute
25. treasure
26. asteroid
27. astronomer
28. astronomy
29. disaster
30. geology
31. microbe
32. microscope
33. mythology
34. apprentice
35. improvise
36. notice
37. organize
38. paradise
39. sacrifice
40. supervise
41. sympathize
42. everyone
43. field trip
44. homemade
45. roommate
46. runner-up
47. someone
48. sometimes
49. stomachache
50. twenty-one


Lesson 19
Suffixes -ary, -ery, -ory
1. bravery
2. scenery
3. surgery
4. imaginary
5. vocabulary
6. ordinary
7. temporary
8. satisfactory
9. advisory
10. directory

11. bribery
12. nursery
13. machinery
14. secondary
15. solitary
16. anniversary
17. explanatory
18. migratory
19. exploratory
20. mandatory

Challenge
complimentary
itinerary
confectionery
discriminatory
inflammatory


Lesson 20
Latin Roots 1
1. projector
2. objective
3. injection
4. disruptive
5. eruption
6. bankrupt
7. suspended
8. appendix
9. conductor
10. productivity

11. conjecture
12. dejected
13. rupture
14. corruption
15. pendant
16. pendulum
17. impending
18. deductive
19. induction
20. abduction

Challenge
trajectory
interjection
perpendicular
expenditure
aqueduct


Lesson 21
People Suffixes
1. comedian
2. musician
3. custodian
4. physician
5. accountant
6. defendant
7. dependent
8. novelist
9. specialist
10. soloist

11. pedestrian
12. technician
13. politician
14. attendant
15. participant
16. superintendent
17. incumbent
18. pharmacist
19. motorist
20. chemist

Challenge
pediatrician
descendant
adherent
medalist
accompanist


Lesson 22
Easily Confused Words
1. advice
2. advise
3. proceed
4. precede
5. affect
6. effect
7. continual
8. continuous
9. adapt
10. adopt

11. respectively
12. respectfully
13. formerly
14. formally
15. moral
16. morale
17. disinterested
18. uninterested
19. descent
20. dissent

Challenge
preposition
proposition
persecution
prosecution
adverse
averse


Lesson 23
Including All the Letters
1. laboratory
2. candidate
3. accidentally
4. practically
5. Christmas
6. specific
7. extremely
8. sincerely
9. eighth
10. frightened

11. quantity
12. boundary
13. funeral
14. identity
15. definitely
16. Easter
17. errands
18. threatening
19. supposedly
20. headache

Challenge
incidentally
correlation
indictment
meringue
rapport


Lesson 24
Review
1. anniversary
2. bribery
3. directory
4. ordinary
5. satisfactory
6. scenery
7. surgery
8. temporary
9. vocabulary
10. appendix
11. bankrupt
12. conductor
13. conjecture
14. corruption
15. pendant
16. suspended
17. accountant
18. attendant
19. chemist
20. comedian
21. custodian
22. dependent
23. incumbent
24. motorist
25. musician
26. novelist
27. pedestrian
28. pharmacist
29. physician
30. soloist
31. technician
32. advice
33. advise
34. affect
35. formerly
36. proceed
37. respectfully
38. uninterested
39. accidentally
40. candidate
41. Christmas
42. definitely
43. eighth
44. extremely
45. identify
46. practically
47. quantity
48. sincerely
49. specific
50. supposedly


Lesson 25
Words from Many Cultures
1. chimpanzee
2. bagel
3. coffee
4. tornado
5. mosquito
6. iceberg
7. hurricane
8. cocoa
9. volcano
10. lagoon

11. pretzel
12. caribou
13. bayou
14. yogurt
15. opossum
16. reservoir
17. monsoon
18. jaguar
19. tundra
20. typhoon

Challenge
gazelle
orangutan
terrapin
ptarmigan
wildebeest


Lesson 26
Related Words 2
1. elastic
2. elasticity
3. detect
4. detection
5. alternate
6. alternative
7. economy
8. economics
9. normal
10. normality

11. concentrate
12. concentration
13. initiate
14. initiative
15. restore
16. restoration
17. evaluate
18. evaluation
19. office
20. official

Challenge
distinct
distinction
confiscate
confiscation
contaminate
contamination


Lesson 27
Number Prefixes
1. biweekly
2. bicycle
3. triangle
4. triple
5. triplets
6. semicircle
7. semisweet
8. semifinals
9. unison
10. universal

11. bifocals
12. bicentennial
13. biceps
14. tripod
15. trillion
16. semiprivate
17. semicolon
18. unicycle
19. unify
20. unique

Challenge
bicultural
trigonometry
semiprofessional
semiprecious
uniformity


Lesson 28
Latin Roots 2
1. vision
2. supervision
3. revise
4. prediction
5. contradict
6. suspect
7. spectator
8. auditorium
9. audio-visual
10. audit

11. visible
12. provision
13. dictation
14. verdict
15. dictator
16. spectacle
17. inspector
18. spectacular
19. audible
20. audition

Challenge
visibility
valedictorian
introspection
prospective
inaudible


Lesson 29
Using Just Enough Letters
1. algebra
2. especially
3. drowning
4. truly
5. escape
6. tragedy
7. explode
8. appreciate
9. Washington
10. fulfill

11. privilege
12. lantern
13. icicles
14. souvenir
15. nuclear
16. escort
17. arthritis
18. sherbet
19. remnants
20. bachelor

Challenge
judgmental
argumentative
excursion
pavilion
consumable


Lesson 30
Review
1. bagel
2. caribou
3. chimpanzee
4. cocoa
5. coffee
6. jaguar
7. lagoon
8. opossum
9. tornado
10. tundra
11. typhoon
12. alternative
13. concentrate
14. economics
15. economy
16. evaluate
17. evaluation
18. initiate
19. normal
20. official
21. restoration
22. restore
23. bicentennial
24. bicycle
25. bifocals
26. trillion
27. triple
28. triplets
29. unicycle
30. unique
31. audio-visual
32. auditorium
33. prediction
34. provision
35. spectacular
36. spectator
37. suspect
38. visible
39. vision
40. algebra
41. appreciate
42. escape
43. especially
44. icicles
45. lantern
46. remnants
47. souvenir
48. tragedy
49. truly
50. Washington


Lesson 31
Multisyllabic Words
1. consideration
2. communication
3. punctuation
4. unbelievable
5. misunderstanding
6. competitive
7. encyclopedia
8. emergency
9. reusable
10. calculator

11. untrustworthy
12. unpleasantness
13. condominium
14. untidiness
15. ravioli
16. disagreeable
17. exaggeration
18. uncontrollable
19. decaffeinated
20. instantaneously

Challenge
inappropriately
nonnegotiable
nondiscriminatory
unintimidated
mispronunciation


Lesson 32
Related Words 3
1. permit
2. permission
3. extend
4. extension
5. explain
6. explanation
7. pronounce
8. pronunciation
9. curious
10. curiosity

11. collide
12. collision
13. expand
14. expansion
15. repeat
16. repetition
17. maintain
18. maintenance
19. generous
20. generosity

Challenge
erode
erosion
acclaim
acclamation
emphasis
emphatic


Lesson 33
Latin Roots 3
1. immovable
2. emotion
3. locomotion
4. mobile
5. submit
6. missile
7. dismissal
8. procedure
9. intercede
10. concession

11. motivate
12. motive
13. commotion
14. immobilize
15. transmitted
16. remit
17. intermittent
18. receding
19. procession
20. predecessor

Challenge
promotional
missionary
commissary
antecedent
accessible


Lesson 34
Prefixes de-, dis-, non-, un-
1. deodorant
2. decrease
3. discontinue
4. disrespect
5. nonviolent
6. nonstop
7. nonfiction
8. unbreakable
9. undefeated
10. unfortunately

11. dehydrate
12. decline
13. disability
14. disgraceful
15. discourage
16. nonexistent
17. nonprofit
18. nonpoisonous
19. unemployment
20. unconscious

Challenge
dehumidifier
disenchanted
nonessential
unpredictable
unbusinesslike


Lesson 35
Unusual Spellings
1. rhyme
2. rhythm
3. crescent
4. adolescent
5. conscious
6. foreign
7. cologne
8. raspberry
9. asthma
10. vehicle

11. rhinoceros
12. rhinestone
13. fluorescent
14. reign
15. afghan
16. psychology
17. psychiatrist
18. pneumonia
19. heirloom
20. shepherd

Challenge
rhapsody
acquiesce
arraignment
pseudonym
graham cracker


Lesson 36
Review
1. communication
2. competitive
3. condominium
4. disagreeable
5. exaggeration
6. ravioli
7. reusable
8. unbelievable
9. uncontrollable
10. unpleasantness
11. untrustworthy
12. collide
13. collision
14. curiosity
15. curious
16. explanation
17. extend
18. generous
19. maintain
20. permission
21. pronunciation
22. repetition
23. immovable
24. intermittent
25. missile
26. motivate
27. motive
28. procedure
29. procession
30. receding
31. disability
32. discourage
33. disrespect
34. nonfiction
35. nonprofit
36. nonstop
37. unbreakable
38. undefeated
39. unfortunately
40. afghan
41. cologne
42. conscious
43. crescent
44. foreign
45. heirloom
46. raspberry
47. rhinestone
48. rhythm
49. shepherd
50. vehicle


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anorexia nervosa
bulimia
pellagra
niacin
amino acids
acne
fatigue
proteins
leukemia

Health: Personal Health Concerns
consumer
dermatologist
sunscreen
evaluate
protection
deodorant
floss
conditioner
fluoride
persuade

Health: Preventing Emergencies
splint
heatstroke
lifeguard
lightning
shock
life jacket
sprain
frostbite
hypothermia
fracture

Health: Your Environment
particulates
pollution
acid rain
scrubber
ground water
decibel
carbon monoxide
smog
fuel
hazardous waste

Science: The Cell
biology
tissue
skin
cell
nucleus
cell membrane
permeable
receptor
organ
cytoplasm

Science: Genetics
genetic
heredity
environment
dominant
recessive
genes
mitosis
meiosis
DNA
traits

Science: Taxonomy
classification
kingdom
phylum
class
order
family
genus
species
scientific name
common name

Science: Viruses and Bacteria
virus
bacteria
host
pathogens
toxin
vaccine
antibiotic
immune system
antibodies
decomposition

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skeleton
bone
joints
fixed joint
gliding joint
hinge joint
pivot joint
ball-and-socket joint
cartilage
ligaments

Science: Digestion
digestion
salivary glands
esophagus
stomach
gastric glands
liver
bile
gall bladder
pancreas
intestines

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plasma
hemoglobin
platelets
fibrin
hemophilia
leukemia
anemia
sickle cell anemia
red blood cells
white blood cells

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ecosystem
ecologist
populations
biosphere
community
niche
producers
consumers
food chain
habitat

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instinct
learned behavior
reflex action
memory
positive reinforcement
trial-and-error learning
reasoning
short-term memory
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limelight
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pursuit
despises
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photographer
reporter
scientist
surgeon
teacher
writer

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gods
goddesses
monsters
dazzling
exaggeration
challenges
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space shuttle
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translation
transformation
congruent
line of symmetry
rotation
reflection
tessellation
complementary
symmetric

Mathematics: Measurement
milliliter
milligram
centiliter
centigram
deciliter
decigram
dekaliter
dekagram
kiloliter
kilogram

Mathematics: Statistics
random sample
represent
compare
range
mean
median
mode
double bar graph
horizontal scale
vertical scale

Mathematics: Integers and Coordinates
integers
positive
negative
opposite
absolute value
number line
quadrant
coordinates
origin
axes

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