Writing Lessons: Recognizing "i" before "e" rule in spelling

Recognizing "i" before "e" rule in spelling. [Print this page to use offline.]

Rule-   "i" before "e," except after "c" or when sounded as "a" in neighbor and weigh

Instruction:

Rewrite these words inserting the "e"s and "i"s correctly.

Re-read the rule if you get confused.

w _ _ gh

p _ _ rce

conc_ _ t

y _ _ ld

br_ _ f

s _ _ ve

rec _ _ ve

dec _ _t

rec _ _ pt

perc_ _ ve

len _ _ nt

sl_ _ gh

retr _ _ ve

d _ _ gn

f -- nt

f _ _ rce

c _ _ling

w--ght

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