Presentation on theme: "When a base word ends in a consonant and a y, change the y to an i before adding a suffix. Exception: If a suffix begins with an i, the y does not change."— Presentation transcript:
When a base word ends in a consonant and a y, change the y to an i before adding a suffix. Exception: If a suffix begins with an i, the y does not change.
Definition 1: the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind Examples: (n)very pretty the belle of the ball What is it like? -loveliness -fairness -attractiveness -belle The woman chosen to be Miss America is always a real beauty.
Definition 1: plural of beauty Examples: (n) more than one beauty in this crowd What is it like? - attractive - pretty The girls on the floats are all beauties.
Definition 1: delighted 2: fortunate 3: glad Examples: (adv) a happy family couple enjoying watching tv doctor pleased his patient is doing better What is it like? -cheerful -joyous -merry -pleased Mr. Smith was very happy to be elected mayor.
Definition 1: with pleasure 2: luckily 3: appropriately Examples: (adv) playing together jumping for joy smiling happily What is it like? - merrily - blithely - jubilantly June sang happily as she honored her mother on her 50 th birthday.
Definition 1: to weep, shed tears, with or without sound 2: a fit of weeping 3: call out Examples: (v) you hear me (n) can’t find my mom lost another soda What is it like? -sob -shout -yell -scream I always cry when I watch a sad movie.
Definition 1: past tense of cry Examples: (v) hungry lost can’t find his herd What is it like? - sad My little brother cried loudly when he fell and hurt his knee.
Definition 1: in the first part of a period of time 2: before the usual time Examples: (adj) that early bird will get his worm early morning sunrise (adv) What is it like? -ahead of time -beforehand -too soon They arrived early and found their hosts still dressing.
Definition 1: before 2: back in time Examples: (adj) can’t go back in time house was built a long time before now What is it like? - previous - former - past Earlier in the day, the weather was horrible.
Definition 1: of great weight 2: of great amount 3: hard to cope with Examples: (adj) cement is heavy heavy grain sacks heavy snow fall What is it like? -massive -severe -gloomy Trying to carry my backpack and my food and water for the hike became a very heavy task.
Definition 1: of greatest weight 2: of the most serious importance Examples: (adj) he chose the heaviest one he’s heaviest What is it like? - most difficult - most laden An elephant is the heaviest land animal I have ever seen.