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Unit 9: Adding suffixes: the spelling rules

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Unit 9: Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them or drop 'e'

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The Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes:

When do you change the letter y ?
When does the y stay the same ?

Have a go at these. When do you change the y to i? When don’t you?

Add the suffix to the root word.

Type the whole word:

monkey + s
enjoy + ing
worry + ed
joy + ous
glory + ous
dismay + ed
hurry + ed
moody + ness
jockey + s
berry + s
key + s
healthy + er

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