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Chapter 19. Suffixes: Naming > Working with Words

Working with Words

FILL IN THE BLANKS

From the following list, select the word that best completes each sentence and write the word in the blank space provided. Use your knowledge of context, roots, and suffixes to help you decide. Use each word only once. Use all of the words.

donorcorrespondenceshippercashier
efficientassistantcontributiongrantee
Bostonianaccomplishment  


1:Eloise completed the task quickly and correctly; she is ________________.
2:Did you make a ________________ to the Red Cross?
3:The ________________ to the president helped her write the report and make the graphs for it.
4:Florence asked the ________________ to label the crate clearly so that it would not get lost.
5:The ________________ gave Gregory the wrong change.
6:Which ________________ gave the most blood this month?
7:Our team built the smallest tower, but we were proud of our ________________.
8:Who writes the responses to ________________ from disssatisfied customers?
9:Can you tell he is ________________ from his Massachusetts accent?
10:Do you know when the ________________ will receive the money from the grantor?

WORD COMPLETION

Complete each word in the left-hand column by adding one of the following suffixes. Then match the completed word with its definition in the right-hand column. Write the letter of the correct definition next to the completed word.

-eer-or-ant-ent
-ian-ee-er-ment


1:librar________________
2:auction________________
3:less________________
4:perman________________
5:less________________
6:assist________________
7:accomplish________________
8:teach________________

  1. one who leases something from someone

  2. one who leases something to someone

  3. one who is responsible for a library

  4. one who teaches

  5. one who helps

  6. something completed

  7. not temporary

  8. one who conducts an auction


USING YOUR WORDS

Use each of the following words in a sentence that demonstrates that you understand the meaning of the word.

1:supervisor
2:efficient
3:pharmacist
4:employee
5:accomplishment
6:correspondence



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