classic, volcanic, mimic, sonic, plastic, terrific, electric, track, struck, attack, packet, cricket, pocket, freckle
between, writing, fourteen, suppose, forty, surprise, among, ready, across, colour, hospital, together, meant, fortunate, tear
metal, medal, meddle, dessert, desert, breathe, clothes, close, whose, who’s, plane, plain, bought, brought
stray, display, always, birthday, gray/grey, prey, obey, survey, convey, raise, afraid, eight, weight, freight, neighbor/neighbour
brief, thief, belief, mischief, grief, relief, believe, niece, pier, receipt, receive, deceit, deceive, weird, seize
Common link: they all have “i” and “e” in them but their order may be different. The rule is: ‘i’ usually comes before the ‘e’ except after ‘c’, when the sound is ‘ee’. There are, however, some exceptions to the rule.
handkerchief, guest, cupboard, guitar, island, climb, limb, doubt, known, knock, guess, young, white, wrap, sign
gather, giggle, goodbye, giant, magic, gentle, germ, huge, oxygen, charge, lounge, strange, arrange, change, damage