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OTHER EXAMPLES

Two Vowels Go Walking
ee, ea, ai, ay, oa

Two vowels together, side by side:

The first vowel says its name and the second vowel is silent.

Examples:

tr EE

EA ch

b AI t

d AY

b OA t

 

 

Vowel Diphthongs
aw, ew, ow, ou, oi, oy

Examples:

cr AW l

f EW

c OW

OU ch

b OI l

b OY

R Controlled Vowels
ar, er, ir, or, ur, ire, are, air, ore, ure

Examples:

c AR

h ER

b IR d

f OR

b UR n

f IRE

b ARE

ch AIR

b ORE dom

dem URE

Word Endings
ing, ss, ll, ang, alk, amp, ind, ight, y, ice, our, out

Examples:

s ING

cla SS

fi LL

s ANG

w ALK

r AMP

k IND

m IGHT

sk Y

r ICE

h OUR

p OUT

Long oo

Example:

m OO n

Short oo

Example:

r OO f

Hard G
G

Examples:

great

grass

grow

grunt

Soft G
G

Examples:

gym

gentle

ginger

giraffe

Hard C
C

Examples:

corn

cast

cradle

cut

Soft C
C

Examples:

circuit

circumstance

civillan

certain

S sounds like Z
Z

Examples:

his

is

as

was

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Copyright 1997 by Bill and Janae Cooksey, All rights reserved. No part of this material may be published in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the publisher.

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