Name _______________________________________

Lesson 10   Words ending ly/ally


emotion+ al = emotional+ ly = emotionally
tradition+ al =traditional+ ly = traditionally
nation+ al =national+ ly = nationally
accident+ al =accidental+ ly = accidentally
incident+ al =incidental+ ly = incidentally
temperament+ al =temperamental+ ly = temperamentally
sentiment+ al =sentimental+ ly = sentimentally
 
historic+ ally = historically
optimistic+ ally = optimistically
periodic+ ally = periodically
music+ ally =  musically
romantic+ ally = romantically
academic+ ally = academically
athletic+ ally = athletically
frantic+ ally = frantically
drastic+ ally = drastically
sarcastic+ ally = sarcastically
specific+ ally = specifically
dramatic+ ally = dramatically
automatic+ ally = automatically
1. In the first group of words, the seven words in the first column are all nouns.
The adjectives in the second column (after the first equal sign) are

created when the suffix ________ is added.

The adverbs in the third column are created when the suffix ________ is added.

 
2. The 13 words in the first column of the second group of words can all be used as adjectives.

What are the last two letters of these words? ________

What ending is added to form the adverbs in the last column of this group?

________

 
3. What are the last four letters of all the words in the right-hand columns?

________

 
Lesson Generalization

Add ly to adjectives to form adverbs. Do not add ly directly to a noun.

Add the ending ally to words that end with the letter c to form adverbs.

Do not add ly directly after the letter c: historically, not historicly.



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