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ANSWERS FOR PRACTICING THE THREE SOUNDS OF THE -S SUFFIX

PART 1: PUT THESE WORDS INTO THREE COLUMNS: S, Z, or IZ

S Z IZ
rats, cats, lakes, laps, snakes, bats, coughs, slaps, bricks bears, lizards, dogs, roams, loans, labs, hamsters, worms, pigs, phones, pies, birds, eggs, cows, tries horses, noses, matches, churches, badges, misses, cockroaches, leeches, princes, princesses, houses, wedges, roses, wishes, garages

PART 2: FIND THE WORD WITH THE S-SUFFIX. IS THE -S SUFFIX [s, z, or iz]?

1. Bears like honey. 6. Their hoses are broken. 11. Pete picked all the roses.
2. Squirrels love to climb. 7. Our horses run like the wind. 12. Steves frog croaked yesterday.
3. Louis always loses his hat. 8. There are many lakes here. 13. Jeffs snake slithered on the floor.
4. Fred loves fried chicken. 9. Her dog hates my cat. 14. The class attendance is very good.
5. Miss Smith misses her cat. 10. Their baby cries too much. 15. Our English classes are really helpful.
S Z IZ
lakes, hates, Jeffs bears, squirrels, loves, cries, Steves loses, misses, hoses, horses, roses, class, classes