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Longer words with ss

Double the letter s after a short vowel.

across
We had to wade across the stream.
address
What is your new home address?
assess
A test will assess how well you are doing.
asset
The new player is a great asset to the team.
distress
The ship sent out a distress signal.
fossil
Courtney found a fossil on the beach.
impress
He dressed smartly to impress his clients.
compress
You need to compress your notes into fewer pages.

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Learn about these words in Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1

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