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Unit 5: Spelling the consonant digraphs, part 2

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Unit 5: Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 2

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Homophones for the /sh/ sound: sh, ch, ti, ci

homophones - learn to spell similar sounding words Homophones from this section.

If you confuse these words the computer spellchecker will not spot your mistake -
so it is especially important to learn them.

shoot - fire a gun

chute - a slide
A soldier learns to shoot.

Put the trash down the chute.

marshal -
a) senior officer
b) person who controls races or organises people
c) (verb) to arrange in order


martial
- to do with warfare

a) The Field Marshal led the parade.
b) The track marshal stopped the cars.

c) He marshalled his troops (US: marshaled).

Karate is a martial art.

cash - money, notes and coins

cache - a hidden store
I need to cash this cheque (US: check).

There was a cache of guns in the cave.


Rule Breakers - these words break spelling rules A large sea is an ocean. Spelling words with ce sound

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