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The Patterns of English Spelling


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The Patterns of English Spelling (TPES) is the only resource book that contains all the rimes (word families) and all the words within each rime.  It also has cross references to rimes that rhyme (also see Rimes and More Rhymes).  It now has all the basic words of each family put into the context of sentences.

The Patterns of English Spelling Volumes 1-10 contain an index of all the words in the English language normally found in dictionaries.  Each entry contains a page number where all the words that share the same pattern may be found.

  • Volume 1 has all the short vowel CVC words such as dad, get, tin.
  • Volume 2 has all the short vowel CVCC words such as band, went, itch.
  • Volume 3 has all the long vowel (CV and VCe) words such as go, nice, tube.
  • Volume 4 has all the long vowel digraph words such as raid, seem, roam.
  • Volume 5 has all the -R and W- controlled words plus the only listing of all the insane, crazy, outlaw words from the simple was, does, and says to the less frequently used lingerie, solder, and colonel.
  • Volume 6 has the Basic Suffixes with words such as battle, dreadful, batter.
  • Volume 7 has the ending Y words such as destiny, simplify, tricky.
  • Volume 8 has the power suffixes. Example words are precious, partial, permission.
  • Volume 9 has the Advance Patterns. Example words are technique, chauvinism, rendezvous.
  • Volume 10 has all the prefixes, suffixes, Latin and Greek roots.
     

101 TPES, Volume 1
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This volume contains all the English words containing the CVC pattern (Consonant Vowel Consonant)

  • Short Vowels: CVC
    • cab, dad, bag, Sam
    • web, red, beg, hem
    • bib, bid, big, him
    • bob, God, bog, Tom
    • rub, mud, bug, bum

Cat#: W101 - ISBN:  1-56400-221-7 - Price: $40.00
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102 TPES, Volume 2
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This volume contains all the English words containing the CVCC pattern Consonant Vowel Consonant Consonant

  • Sample CVCC Word Families:

    • a (band, last, slant, malt, bald)
    • e (help, melt,  weld, west)
    • i (wind, pitch, limp)
    • o (bond, botch, cost, most)
    • u (fund, dump, hunt)

Cat#: W102 - ISBN: 1-56400-222-5 - Price: $40.00
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103 TPES, Volume 3
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This volume contains all the English words containing the Long Vowel patterns CV, CVV, CVCe

  • Sample CV, CVV, & CVCe Word Families:
    • CV (me, fly)
    • CVV (day, key)
    • CVCe (tape, bite)

Cat#: W103 - ISBN: 1-56400-223-3 - Price: $40.00
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104 TPES, Volume 4
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This volume contains all the English words containing the CVVC pattern

  • Sample CVVC Word Families:
    • AY (steak, weight, raid)
    • EE (seat, field, read)
    • OO (suit, tooth, feud)
    • E (bread)
    • AW (Paul, crawl)
    • OY (boil)

Cat#: W104 - ISBN: 1-56400-224-1 - Price: $40.00
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105 TPES, Volume 5
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This volume contains all the English words controlled by the -R and W- Patterns
PLUS A LISTING OF THE "INSANE" WORDS FROM WAS ("wuzz") AND DOES ("duzz") TO CIAO
("chow"), VICTUALS ("vittles") and GAOL ("jail")

  • The -R and W- Controlled Patterns:
    • -ar (card, ward)
    • -or (cord, word)
    • wa- (wad, water, swan)
    • ua (squad, squander)

Cat#: W105 - ISBN: 1-56400-225-X  - Price: $40.00
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106 TPES, Volume 6
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This volume contains listings of words based on their Basic Suffix Families

  • The Basic Suffixes:
    • V+ ddle (waddle)
    • V+ ndle (spindle)
    • V+ ble (viable)

Cat#: W106 - ISBN: 1-56400-226-8  - Price: $40.00
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107 TPES, Volume 7
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This volume contains listings of words based on their Ending Y Family

  • The Ending Y Families:
    • -cy (privacy)
    • -ify (liquify)
    • -ity (hilarity)
    • -ary (commentary)
    • -logy (oology)

Cat#: W107 - ISBN: 1-56400-227-6  - Price: $40.00
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108 TPES, Volume 8
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This volume contains listings of words by Advanced Suffixes

  • The Advanced Suffixes:
    • -cious (ferocious)
    • -tial (partial)
    • -ssion (mission)
    • -tion (location)
    • -ive (intransitive)

Cat#: W108 - ISBN: 1-56400-228-4  - Price: $40.00
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109 TPES, Volume 9
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This volume contains listings of words following Advanced Phonic Patterns

  • The Advanced Phonic Patterns:
    • "k" spelled qu (quiche, unique)
    • "k" spelled ch (ache, Echinacea)
    • "sh" spelled ch (chateau, chapeau)

Cat#: W109 - ISBN: 1-56400-229-2 - Price: $40.00
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110 TPES, Volume 10
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This volume contains listings of words according to their Prefixes, Roots, & Suffixes

  • Prefixes, Roots, & Suffixes:
    • a-, pre-, meta- (amoral, preconception, metacognitive)
    • -spec-, -judge- (inspector, misjudged)
    • -ic, -an, -ous (manic, musician, malicious)

Cat#: W110 - ISBN: 1-56400-230-6 - Price: $40.00
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TPES, Volumes 1-5
These are contained in a single binder for ease of use and access.

Cat#: W101-5 - Price: $180.00
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TPES, Volumes 6-10
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Cat#: W106-10 - Price: $180.00
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