Suffix ment
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Suffix ment

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This 'Suffix ment' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on words that can have these letters added to them. This spelling task can also work as a way to extend their vocabulary.

Some words can have the suffix ‘ment’ added to the end of them. When ‘ment’ is added to a word it cements it by turning a verb into a noun. This means an action word changes into a noun. See how many of these spellings you get right.

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1.
They had to sit an ____.
assesment
assessment
asessment
asesment
You probably have heard this word and done many assessments.
2.
I hope you get ____ from playing tennis.
enjoying
enjoy
enjoyment
engoyment
Enjoy is a verb that could be put before tennis, so do you enjoy tennis? If you change it to enjoyment you are turning it into a noun - a thing in its own right.
3.
The comedian caused much ____.
amoosement
amyosement
amusment
amusement
The root word is 'amuse' and we simply add 'ment' to it.
4.
What ____ is she doing?
movement
movment
moovement
moovment
She is stretching, which is important to do before any exercise as it stops muscle aches and injuries.
5.
Have you got a doctor's ____?
apointment
appointment
appoyntment
appoentment
This is a tricky word but is one you've probably heard plenty of times or even used.
6.
I would like an ____ of candies please.
assortmentte
assortmentt
assortmente
assortment
An assortment means a mixture.
7.
To go mountain climbing you need lots of ____.
equipement
epuiqment
equipment
equiqment
Make sure you don't get your p and q mixed up!
8.
He was looking forward to his ____.
retyrment
retirment
retirement
retiyerment
The root word is 'retire' and we then add 'ment' to it.
9.
Her ____ was coming to an end.
employment
imployment
employmen
emplloyment
If you can sound out the word employ, then all you need to do is add 'ment' to the end of the word.
10.
Have you made the ____ to the bank?
paiment
payment
paiyment
payement
All you need to do is add 'ment' onto the end of the word 'pay'.
Author:  Finola Waller

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