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PhonicsHow to read English FluentlyCreated by: Mieder van LoggerenbergTelephone: 0867999908 | 0897460866 | E-mail: [email protected] SAT TESOL - ESL - TEFL - TEYL - TOEFL - TOEIC - IELTS

Index Short Vowel Phonics . Short a . Short e . Short a and e .. Short i .. Short a, e and i .. Short o . Short a, e, i, o . Short u . Short a, e, i, o, u Short vowels - mixed . Short vowel story . Long Vowel Phonics .. Long a .. Short and Long a .. Short a, Long a and Short e . Long a - Reading Practice Long e .. Short and Long e .. Long e vs. Short i .. Long e - Reading Practice Long i Short and Long i Short i, Short e and Long e Long i - Reading Practice Long o ..

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Index Short and Long o .. Long o - Reading Practice .. Long u .. Short and Long u .. Long u - Reading Practice .. Short and Long Vowels Reading Practice .. Consonant Blends bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl Blends br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr .. Blends sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, squ, st, sw Blends scr, spl, spr, str . Blends - thr and fr Digraphs - sh Digraphs - ch / tch Reading Practice "sh" and "ch" Digraphs - th Digraphs - wh . Special Sounds .. ang / ing / ong / ung .. ank / ink / onk / unk .. ar . or / oar er / ir / ur .. aw / au

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Index alk / ock .. wa / all / al oi / oy ow / ou .. air/ are / arr . ear .. old / olt / oll / ole / ild / ind . war / wor .. aught / ought / ough . tion / sion ..

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Short Vowel Phonics

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Short Vowel Phonics Short a Short a Word List 1. man 2. rat 3. wag 4. cab 5. ham 6. tax 7. yam 8. sap

can fan sack cat ax jam has lad

bat bag an pan lap back pad mass

Jack van sat nap quack at Dan fad

Short a - Rhyming Words Rhyming words have the same ending sound. Words that rhyme with cat are: bat, fat, hat, mat, pat, rat, sat Read these rhyming words: ban sad fan bad Jan dad tan mad man pad ran fad can had Short e Short e Word List 1. men 2. red 3. wet 4. fell 5. hem 6. keg 7. yell 8. beg

map sap cap zap gap rap lap

lack rack tack sack Jack quack Zack

Ken neck pen mess bell well net Meg

bet beg hex rest den yes pep mess

deck vet Jed ten led end Deb Ned

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Short Vowel Phonics

Ken bet Meg ten pens. The red bag fell on the men. The sack has a wet hem. Deb can hex the fat vet.

Short e - Rhyming Words Rhyming words have the same ending sound. Words that rhyme with beg are: keg, leg, Meg, peg Read these rhyming words: den med pen led Jen fed Ben red hen bed yen Ed Ken zed Short a and Short e Short a and Short e Read the pairs of words below. Listen for the difference between a and e. bad bed Bal bell sat set fad fed pan pen nack neck pal pell pat pet man men mat met

vet bet wet set net met get

well sell bell tell dell fell quell

peck pack beg bag hem ham Ted tad Ken can mess mass Meg mag ten tan led lad end and

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rad red Jan Jen yap yep Short i Short i Word List 1. hit 2. rid 3. win 4. bid 5. hiss 6. kiss 7. in 8. big

pep pap den Dan bet - bat

kit Nick pin miss Bill wig nip gig

bit big him rip dim if pill it

lick fin Jim tin lid Vin fizz Jill

Vin bit Nick and Jill. Jim will kiss the big pill. Ned has a big bed. Yes, the big bat is in the red bag.

Short i - Rhyming Words Rhyming words have the same ending sound. Words that rhyme with bit are: fit, hit, kit, lit, mitt, pit, quit, sit Read these rhyming words: will him Bill rim sill Tim kill dim mill Kim fill sim quill Jim

did hid lid quid bid rid kid

win tin kin fin sin pin bin

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Short Vowel Phonics

Short a - Short e Short i Read the groups of words below. Listen for the differences between a, e, and i. bad bed bid pick peck pack Bal bell bill big beg bag sat set sit him hem ham fad fed fid bit bet bat pan pen pin kin Ken can nack neck Nick miss mess mass pal pell pill mig Meg mag pat pet pit tin ten tan tax tex tix lid led lad mat met mitt in end and rad red rid pip pep pap yap yep yip din den Dan Short o Short o Word List 1. hot 2. rod 3. bod 4. mock 5. hog 6. odd 7. mom 8. nod

cot sock pod sod on lost nob rob

bot bog hop Ron dock god pog sob

lock fog job top lot Jon lob got

Mom got an odd job. Jon lost his hog. Jen can lob the big hat in the dim fog. Ron and Ned will bet a lot on the fat hog.

Short o - Rhyming Words Rhyming words have the same ending sound.

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Words that rhyme with top are: cop, hop, mop, pop, sop Read these rhyming words: dot lock cot rock lot sock not jock got dock pot mock hot pock Short a - Short e Short i Short o Read the groups of words below. Listen for the differences between a, e, i, and o. bad bed bid bod pock pick peck pack gat get git got bog big beg bag sat set sit sot Tom Tim tem tam fad fed fid fod bot bit bet bat pan pen pin pon con kin Ken can nack neck Nick nock moss miss mess mass sap sep sip sop mog mig Meg mag pat pet pit pot pop pip pep pap tax tex tix tox lod lid led lad mat met mitt mot on in end and rad red rid rod Don din den Dan Short u Short u Word List 1. hut 2. run 3. bud 4. much

rob lob Bob mob cob sob job

nod god cod sod rod pod Todd

cut suck pug sun

but bug hun rub

luck fun jut tub

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5. hug 6. bun 7. mum 8. fuss

up jug nug sud

duck gum cup tuck

lug Jud cub gut

Jud cut his mum. The tub is much fun. Jen and Jud kiss mom in bed. Bill can run, but he cannot lug a keg.

Short u - Rhyming Words Rhyming words have the same ending sound. Words that rhyme with but are: cut, gut, hut, mutt, nut, rut Read these rhyming words: pun bug fun rug bun dug gun hug hun jug nun lug run mug

duck buck suck yuck puck luck tuck

rub sub tub nub hub cub pub

Short a - Short e Short i Short o Short u Read the groups of words below. Listen for the differences between a, e, i, o, and u. bad bed bid bod bud puck pock pick peck pack gat get git got gut bug bog big beg bag sat set sit sot sut tum Tom Tim tem tam fad fed fid fod fud but bot bit bet bat pan pen pin pon pun cun con kin Ken can nack neck Nick nock nuck muss moss miss mess mass

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Short Vowel Phonics

sap sep sip sop sup rad red rid rod rud tax tex tix tox tux mat met mitt mot mutt Short vowels Mixed Short vowels (a e i o u) 1. tan 2. hen 3. mud 4. box 5. sin 6. keg 7. lick 8. tax 9. pug 10. get Short vowels (a e i o u) bit jam pin yes van cop set loss Matt hop

mug mog mig Meg mag pup pop pip pep pap lud lod lid led lad un on in end and

cup kid vet rap puff yam dot wig fig sack

got luck wag nut quit fun sun wet Tess puck

Ken cut his hand and fell in a well. He has bad luck. Meg will win ten pens. That is a lot of pens. The hot sun is bad, so the cat went in a box. Jon will beg his mom for a red bag. We got a lot of bugs in the big sack. Set the jug in the sun and get a cup of jam. The cat bit the rat in the neck but the rat will run fast. The man will rest in the hot sun with his cat. Rub the cat on the tum, said mom. Meg has a cat. Nick hit the cat, and Meg was mad. Meg and Nick had a spat. Mom and Dad said, Stop!

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Phonics Short Vowel Story Jan and Ted had a pet cat. The cat is big and it cannot swim. Ted and the cat went to swim, but the cat ran back to Jan. Jan was mad, so she hit Ted. Dont hit me, said Ted. Jan did not let the cat swim. Jan and Ted had a rat in the yard. Get rid of it! said Jan. The cat will kill the rat, said Ted, and he let the cat get the big rat. But the cat did not kill the rat. It bit the rat and hit the cat, but then it quit. The cat will not kill the rat, said Ted. I bet the cat will rest. We will get a new cat. Jan got sick, so she took a lot of pills. I am not well, she said, and she went to bed. Ted had the cat, so he let her pet the cat. Thank you, she said. Jan was sick, but now she can get well, with the cats help. Mom got a job at a pet shop. The shop had pups, cats, birds, frogs, and fish. A lot of kids like to run to the shop after class and look at the pets. One day, Jan and Ted went with them. Look! said Ted. Look at that pup. It is so cute. They went home to ask mom for the pup. Will you help us get a pup? said Ted. The cat will not like the pup, said mom. But the pup is so cute and nice, said Jan. Well, said mom, I have a new job, so I can help you get the pup. Jan and Ted felt so glad. On the next Monday, mom went to the pet shop. She paid for the pup and she came home with a new pup. Jan and Ted felt glad when the pup ran in the house. The pup got Teds sock. Will the pup lick the sock? Jan asked. The pup did not lick the sock, but the pup ran and ran, and the sock got lost. Ted ran to the pup. Where is my sock? he said. Dont yell, Ted, said mom. It is just a pup. The pup is glad, so the pup will not rest.

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Long Vowel Phonics

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Long Vowel Phonics

Long a (ai , ay , a_e,) 1. hail 2. make 3. Jane 4. ray 5. hate 6. Gail 7. maze 8. play same say main made mate tame nail cane day grate may bait gain gate Fay make ate rain fake mail cake way stake fail

Fay and Jane play on the same day. Gail made a fake cake. It may rain cats and dogs today. Jed cut the cake and ate the cake.

Short a and Long a short 1. hat 2. bat 3. lack 4. sat 5. tack 6. gab 7. ban 8. tap long hate bait lake sate take Gabe bane tape short Dan fat sack pad ran pan can Jan long Dane fate sake paid rain pain cane Jane

Short a, Long a and Short e These sounds can be very hard to tell apart. Practice reading across, and try to hear the different sounds.

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Long Vowel Phonics

Short a man fad tax bad pal sat fat van Jan pan Matt Long a Reading 1

Long a mane fade takes bade pale sate fate vane Jane pain mate

Short e men fed tex bed pell set fet ven Jen pen met

Fay and Jane like to play at the lake. One day, they made a maze in the hay. On the same day, they had rain and hail, so Fay and Jane ran back to play games. I will win, and you will fail, said Jane. You are vain, said Fay. I may not play. Wait, wait! said Jane. I will bake a cake. Will you stay? I will stay if you bake a cake, but if you are vain, I dont want to play, said Fay. Yay! Yay! said Jane. Jane and Fay will play and bake a cake. It rained, but today is a good day. *said is a sight word. (It sounds like sed.) Long a Reading 2 Max and Jay sat at the lake by the bay. Max went away, and then came back. Jay had Maxs bag. Dont make me mad! said Max If you take my bag, I will make you late. I will throw your hat in the lake! Its okay! said Jay. I want to play with your maze! May I play? Max gave Jay the maze, and they sat by the lake and played and played. The day is gray, and maybe it will rain, said Max. We cannot stay and play. Lets go back. We can talk on the way.12

Long Vowel Phonics

Long e (ee , ea , e_e , ey , ie , e) 1. feed 2. thief 3. monkey 4. he 5. these 6. beam 7. brief 8. pea meat seek jeep bean bee keep ween seed Pete team read see heal leap fee eat key meme veal need Eve we deal Steve

We feed three monkeys. We need to see the team. Steve and Pete will not eat red meat. A thief will steal these Jeeps.

Short and Long e short 1. bet 2. set 3. dell 4. hell 5. let 6. Ned 7. tell 8. wet Long e vs. Short i Long e is similar to short i. Practice saying the pairs of words below, and try to hear the difference. bit beat sin seen dill deal bean bin ream rim seat sit long beat seat deal heal lean need teal weak short pet Ben fell Jed men red Ted yell long Pete bean feel keep mean read team eat

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pet Pete rid read mitt meat lick leak riff reef pick peek lick leak Tim team fit feet this these pill -- peel Long e Reading 1

seem sim keep Kip lean Lin peat pit deep dip reek Rick seep sip seek sick beef Biff meek Mick wean -- win

Steve had his pet monkey, Eve, in his jeep. He went to the bay to take a brief jog. He gave Eve a piece of beef and books to read (Eve is keen on books). I need to jog, said Steve. Stay here, Eve. My jog will be brief. Eve gazed at Steve, and Steve ran by the bay. Eve ate the beef. I cannot read, said Eve. I will lick the book. If Eve licks the book, the paint will peel, but Eve is a monkey, so Eve licks books. Steve came back and leaped in his jeep. Eve! You need to read, not lick, yelled Steve. You are an odd monkey! Eve just looked at Steve. You are an odd man, said Eve. Long e Reading 2 Zeke came back from class and saw his brother, Rick. Rick had a big grin. Why the big grin, Rick? These seeds! said Rick. If I put them deep, and if I see the sun, we will get peas! That is good! said Zeke. We need peas. Peas can feed mom and pop, and peas can feed you and I. These peas will get big and make seeds, said Rick. Then we can eat and eat and eat! If we eat peas with beef, we can get big and run fast and play on the team! said Zeke.14

Long Vowel Phonics

Long I (i-e , ie , igh) 1. time 2. might 3. tile 4. tie 5. hive 6. side 7. fine 8. light mine lie fight vine vie tide five nice night bite dime right mile die hide line hike nine fine size ripe sight bile file

We can hike a mile at night. That nice dog might bite. The dime is mine but the tie is not mine. Pete and Jay got five mice and a pup.

Short i and Long i short 1. bit 2. fin 3. rip 4. sit 5. dim 6. lit 7. quit 8. sin long bite fine ripe site dime lite quite size short sin kit Bill mitt hid pip rid Tim long sine kite bile mine hide pipe ride time

Short i, Short e and Long e Practice saying the groups of words below. bit - bet - beat pin - pen - peen dill - dell - deal rid - red - read bean - Ben - bin read - red - rid seat - set - sit seek - seck - sick

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Long Vowel Phonics

pit - pet - Pete mitt - met - meat lick - leck - leak riff - ref - reef pick - peck - peek fid - fed - feed liss - lass - lease Long i Reading 1

peek - peck - pick need - Ned - nid peat - pet - pit beef - beff - Biff reed - red - rid weed - wed - wid peel pell - pill

Mick and Mike will fight at five. Mike is not big, so Mikes pal wants Mike to quit. It is not quite five, and Mikes pal runs to Mike. Quick, Mike! Go hide! You do not want to fight! You might get hit and cry! You are right, said Mike. I dont want to fight. Mick wants to fight. He is a vile tike. Mike and his pal will hide at the side of the dike. They will run a mile and go back and play. Mick might not fight at five. Mike, did you lie? asked his pal. No, I did not lie, said Mike. I did not want to fight. I want to play! Long i Reading 2 Jim likes to ride his bike and hide by the lake. Today, he rides his bike five miles and stops to rest. He eats beef by a tree. This is not beef, says Jim. This is veal! Thats okay. I like veal. Jim sees a hive in the tree. Bees like to go in the hive. Jim wants to see a bee, so he hits the hive five times. Six bees fly and see Jim. Oh, no! says Jim. He runs to his bike, but he can not quite get away. The bees are quite mad. Jim yells and cries and hides. Jim will not hit the hive five times next time. He will just ride his bike and go away.

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Long Vowel Phonics

Long o (o-e , oa , ow , o) 1. hope 2. moan 3. soak 4. go 5. coal 6. Joan 7. vote 8. moan boat mope load bow quote toe low coat note tow lone nope roam so bone bowl foam toad no pole Rome tone bile home

I hope the boat floats. Joan votes in Rome. We run home at night and sleep. He can make a bowl with coal and foam.

Short o and Long o short 1. bot 2. dot 3. got 4. jock 5. mop 6. pot 7. rod 8. rot long boat doze goat joke mope poke road rote short cod sop hop lob nod pod Todd sock long code soap hope lobe node quote toad soak

The cod will soak in the pot. Ross will poke Dom with a mop. The cop can cope with the road. I know Todds joke by rote.

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Long o Reading 1 Ross is a jock with hope for a gal named Joan. Ross the jock will joke with Joan, but Joan will not dote on Ross the jock. Ross the jock has a joke, but Joan is not glad. Woe is me, moans Ross the jock. I have no hope. I will be alone, with no Joan. Hope is not lost. Joan has a note for Ross the jock. The jock reads the note. It says, I like your joke, jock. Lets take a date on a boat. Ross the jock hops and nods. He will go on a date with Joan, so he will not mope. Joan gave him a note, so he has a bit of hope. Long o Reading 2 Rose and Dom rode goats on a road. They like to chat and joke on the way home. Doms goat walks slowly. This goat has a big load, said Dom. We can stop and rest by the road. Nope! said Rose. You want to go slow. You dont want to go home. You just want to dote on me and tell me jokes. My jokes are so good! said Dom. You can quote them! But my goat cannot go on. I will rest by the road. I will rest with you, said Rose. But I hope you know, this is not a date. I know, I know, said Dom. Dont moan so much!

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Long Vowel Phonics

Long u (u-e , oo, ew) 1. cube 2. lude 3. cue 4. cute 5. knew 6. toot 7. rude 8. goose moon dune toon soon clue stew blue food new cool noon June too Sue pool tune tube boot blue zoo rule flew dew lewd

The new zoo is too cool. The blue goose flew to the moon. Jon and Rick knew a cute cat. Meg is cute but she is too rude.

Short u and Long u short 1. cub 2. dun 3. cut 4. Jud 5. mutt 6. luck 7. run 8. fun long cube dune cute June mute Luke rune fume short lug sun rub tub duck mud nut fuss long lude suit rude tune nuke mule tune fuse

Jude is in a fun mood. The ruse is not cute, Russ. My mutt is mute, but it is cute. The newt will run to the rune.

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Long Vowel Phonics

Long u Reading 1 Luke is in a bad mood. His cute mutt has his boot on the roof. Soon the sun will set, and Luke cannot run without his boot, so Luke will fuss at the mutt. Bad mutt! yells Luke. Come off the roof soon! Ruff, ruff, yells the mutt. Mutt, you are a fool! yells Luke. If you dont come off the roof, I will not feed you food! But the cute mutt will not come off the roof. The boot is good, and the mutt did not want food. Russ will run without his boot. His foot will look bad, but Russ is cool, so he will not be in a bad mood. Long u Reading 2 Jud has a juke box in his room. Luke likes to play with the juke box, but he will not pay. Jud is not rude, but he is a bit mad. My juke box is not free, he says. If you want tunes, you must pay. But I am your bud, says Luke. Must I pay to play a tune? Yes, you must, says Jud. My tunes are that good. If you want cool tunes, you must pay first. Well, says Luke. I want cool tunes, but I dont want such a rude bud. My home has cool tunes, too. I dont need your juke box. Wait, wait! says Jud. You can stay! The tunes are free! I dont mean to be rude. I am just poor! Short and Long Vowels He can make a hat with coal and foam. Steve and Pete will not eat red meat. The dime is mine but the tie is not mine. Jed cut the cake and ate a big bite. Meg is cute but she is very rude. I hope the boat will float. Can you make three cakes and then eat them?

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Long Vowel Phonics

Reading Practice Gabe and Jude Gabe and Jude will hike a peak this weekend. Gabe wants to hike, and Jude wants to camp and have a fire, so they will hike to the peak in the day, then camp and have a fire at night. That day, they rode their bikes to the peak at noon, and they hiked all day. The path was not wide, so Gabe and Jude walked slowly. Then, Jude fell. Ow! he yelled. Jude went to him. Are you okay? he asked. My leg, my leg! The pain, the pain! Call for help! Oh no, said Gabe. Can you walk? Jude did not say. He just cried and cried and cried. I did not want to hike, cried Jude. I just want to camp. Why did you make me hike? Dont be mad, said Gabe. Just rest. We can camp here. Do you want to stay here for the night? Okay, said Jude, and he did not cry. Gabe made a fire and set up the tent. Soon, Jude ate and smiled. He had less pain in his leg. Is your leg okay? asked Gabe. Yes, it is, said Jude. You were in a very bad mood. What a fuss! You did not want to hike, you just wanted to cry and cry. Well, we can hike tomorrow. My leg will not hurt tomorrow. Then we can hike to the peak, or hike back to our bikes. Then, the rain came. Quick, get in the tent, said Gabe. It will rain very hard, I think. Jude and Gabe sat in the tent and had a good time. They went to sleep and waited for the next day. Jude hurt his leg and the rain came, but all in all, it was a good day.

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Consonant Blends and Digraphs

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Consonant Blends

Consonant Blends bl cl fl gl pl sl 1. black 2. plain 3. slap 4. block 5. slip 6. glut 7. bled 8. glow slow clue clip flip flock Blake slum fled flat flew play glide clean plant flow click clap sleep float plane glib class blew slay

Blake will sleep in class. Bob will slip and glide on a wet sled. We can plant a rose and play in back. The big plane flew slowly at night.

Consonant Blends br cr dr fr gr pr tr 1. broke 2. gram 3. creek 4. press 5. drool 6. track 7. frost 8. creep crab pray drop trap grass brand groan drove drum train frill break prize croak trick Grace free Brian green crude friend drive brave prune

Grace broke the green drum. Brian will take the free train home. I pray in bed at night. Frogs croak at the creek from morning to night.

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Consonant Blends

Consonant Blends sc sk sl sm sn sp squ st sw 1. scam 2. snack 3. skim 4. stack 5. speed 6. school 7. sneak 8. spoon skate squeak spell sweet Smith skim Stan smite spit swim smell slack snow sped swill snail smoke scab snake skate sleep smack Swiss stand

Steve eats Swiss cheese. We sneak to the school and swim at night. The quick snake ate my snack. Please spell the word spoon, Smith.

Consonant Blends scr spl spr str thr 1. scratch 2. split 3. thrive 4. scrub 5. threw 6. scrap 7. strip 8. scram splash strap splint spry spleen throw spree spring stretch three strip scram stray strive split strive throw sprint thrill splice thrill splay thrive scream

Scrub this strip and splice the spring. We strive to stretch the three scraps. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Scrub the truck, Fred, but dont scratch the paint.

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Consonant Blends

Consonant Blends thr vs. fr *The sounds thr and fr sound very similar. Practice saying each sound, and listen for the different sounds. 1. throw 2. Fred 3. thrive 4. thrill 5. frog 6. thrice 7. fry 8. thresh free frail thrum frat thrust fret thrift throes three thrown frame frost throng fries threw frock thrash freed Frank throne fresh frisk frock throat

Throw the frame to Fred. Frank got a fright thrice. The frog will thrill the freak. Throngs of fresh fruit are on the throne.

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Consonant Digraphs

Consonant Digraphs (sh) 1. ship 2. fish 3. dash 4. shock 5. shoot 6. shush 7. bash 8. cash shake mash wash dish shave flush gosh hash shop shag shun blush plush Shane show posh wish shin shore shot flash clash shoe shack

We wash the wet fish. Shane has cash in his shop. If you shake the shack you might break a dish. They eat hash and fish then wash and sleep.

Consonant Digraphs (ch, tch) 1. chip 2. chair 3. chap 4. chase 5. catch 6. stretch 7. stitch 8. hitch such much cheese chime hatch latch witch itch chick choose chum teach fetch Thatcher scratch Mitch lunch Chad chill teacher watch notch kitchen pitch

Chad will choose much cheese. Dont scratch that itch, said Mitch. Hot dogs make such a great lunch. Mitch will teach the children math.

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Consonant Digraphs

Reading Review Chad and Shane Chad is quite rich. His mom and dad have a lot of cash, and each week they give a check to Chad. But Chad is such a nice boy and he does not show off because his best friend, Shane, is not as rich. Shanes family does not have much. They live in a shack and have things that are very cheap. Shane lives with his two sisters, his father, and his mother. Every day they eat lunch together. Shane and his family do not have much, but they are happy because they have each other. Chad and Shane play together every day after school. They like to race their bikes in the city; Chad will chase Shane, then Shane will chase Chad. Sometimes, they go to the gym and play catch. At night, they will rush home and chat on the internet. Chad and Shane are very different, but they are glad to know each other. Consonant Digraphs (th) 1. this 2. these 3. mother 4. smooth 5. thick 6. faith 7. Thor 8. bath they there father seethe tooth thin goth cloth that them brother gather think math thing teeth those the breathe rather thought thunder think path

That cloth is thin. Father has smooth teeth. He will take a bath and do his math. They gather the trash on the path.

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Consonant Digraphs

Consonant Digraphs - wh wh can sound like hw or like h 1. what 2. wheel 3. whack 4. whoa 5. whiff 6. whom* 7. whets 8. whines *wh sounds like h. Where is the white whale? Who will the whiz kid whack? I whiff while I whine. Whoa, said the white whale. Who eats whole wheat? Whose whip is white? whale whet whole* wheat whine Whig wheels who* when where while which whose* whisk whales whiz why who* whiz white whip whacks whisker whole*

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Special Sounds

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Special Sounds

Special Sounds ang / ing / ong / ung 1. sing 2. rung 3. sung 4. wing 5. stung 6. rang 7. gong 8. bring ping song lung sang bang wrong dong sling long strung pang fang ding king strong fling hung sting yang string gang hang thing ring

Ling sang a long song. The king is never wrong. A bee stung the larks wing. Hang the gang by the thin string. Ding-dong rang the bell.

Special Sounds ank / ink / onk / unk 1. tank 2. stink 3. donkey 4. junk 5. spank 6. slinky 7. stunk 8. punk think wonk spunk bank twinkle clunk Hank crank honk chunk rank shrink honking ankle wink blink trunk thank pink bunk dunk dinky Tonka honks

Hank can honk the tank. The pink donkey stinks. Carl is honking at the horse. Thank the punk for the pink drink. Will Hank flunk the art class?

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Special Sounds

Special Sounds ar 1. car 2. part 3. dart 4. Garth 5. mart 6. carp 7. arm 8. par spar scarf tarp hark bar farther yarn bark start farm sparse jar lark park darn art far yard cart ark harm Bart Mars Carl

Mark has a car in the yard. Carl and Bart will spar in the park. The dog barks at the lark. Dont harm the cart, Garth. Pardon Carl; he is tardy. The park is farther than the farm.

Special Sounds or / oar 1. bored 2. more 3. Thor 4. wore 5. coarse 6. shore 7. sore 8. forlorn for boar horde vortex pork hoarse storm port store torn morning board north score cork chore oar force sort tort born Nora fork snore

The Norse horde is on the ark. Nora is hoarse this morning. Do you have more coarse cork? The lark was born to soar far. Thor has torn the form.

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Special Sounds

Special Sounds er / ir / ur 1. fern 2. serf 3. surf 4. sir 5. her 6. stern 7. Bert 8. were birth jerk mother lesser lurch urn skirt turn fur girth turf taller nerd perk Vern Perth dirt fir murky first purge further curd nurse

The fir grows taller in the dirt. Dont be a jerk, Vern. Burn the dirty jersey first. She got a fur skirt in Perth. Her sisters were shorter than her. Dont surf on the serfs turf, Kurt.

Special Sounds aw / au 1. pause 2. brawn 3. launch 4. bawl 5. laud 6. saw 7. autumn 8. thaw fault audio daub maul raw claw flaw fraud Paul straw paws cause shawl vault crawl gawk astronaut auto awful law sauce aunt draw rickshaw

Dont gawk at the tall author. The astronauts launch was flawed. Thaw the hawk and eat it raw. Pauls aunt wears a shawl in the autumn. We saw a hawks claw on the lawn.

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Special Sounds alk / ock 1. walk 2. balk 3. stock 4. dock 5. sock 6. chalk 7. block 8. rock Brock beanstalk jock flock talked mock chalkboard smock stalk pock talk jaywalk Rocky chock tock sleepwalk lock clock cakewalk crock cocky crosswalk shock hockey

The cocky jock stalks Brock. The flock of hawks walks on the chalk. Dont jaywalk; use the crosswalk! Rocky sleepwalks in socks.

Special Sounds wa 1. water 2. wand 3. watt 4. wallow 5. wad want wasp wash swap swat watch walk Wanda swath swallow Walter wall swan waltz swab

Special Sounds all / al 1. ball 2. salt 3. mall 4. taller 5. alter malt pall gall hall salty tall Walt halt waltz thrall fall wall paltry stall baseball

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Special Sounds wa / al / all Will Wanda swallow the malt? Walt has the gall to waltz in the hall. I want to wash with water in the mall. The swan watched the tall wall. These malt balls are too salty. The witchs wand can alter the swan. Quick, Walter! Swat the wasp on the wall! Halt the waltz in the alter, Wanda! The watts can halt the tall swan. The mall is taller than the watchtower.

Special Sounds oi / oy 1. toy 2. coin 3. steroid 4. ploy 5. choice 6. employ 7. doily 8. destroy boil spoil joy Troy enjoy avoid droid exploit soy Roy foil coil join loyal annoy royal loin boy coy noise decoy broil toil hoist

Roy is a coy boy. The noise is a ploy to destroy the droid. Troy will join the envoy. Avoid the poison in the oil. Roy points to his loyal choice.

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Special Sounds ou / ow 1. shout 2. chow 3. south 4.thou 5. now 6. bout 7. fowl 8. ouch pow out flower vow vouch mount stout cow round loud bound spout how howl frown louse wow bow couch trout mount clown foul mouse

Ouch! The fowl hit my brow! Count the couches in the house. The loud noise makes the clown frown. The stout cow is bound to chow. The fowl are bound for the south.

Special Sounds air / arr / are / ear 1. hair 2. fair 3. stare 4. dare 5. wear 6. air 7. care 8. lair carry share pear chair hare Larry barrel wearing bare bear pair parrot stairs scare dairy carrot tear barren sparrow fare Darren blare bears mare

The hairy parrot is on the stairs. The fare is unfair, Darren. If you tear the form, you must repair it. Dont stare at the barren bear, Claire. Larry is wearing a rare scarf.

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Special Sounds ear *ear can have 3 different sounds: /ear/, /air/ and/er/ 1. fear 2. wear 3. earth 4. tear 5. wearing 6. rehearse 7. ear 8. swear bear yearn near bears search year bear hearse earn dear tear learn shear tearing Earl clear sear pear heard rear pears research spear pear

Earls girl wears pearl earrings. The bears heard Earl rehearse. Each year we spear a deer. Earl searched the earth to earn a pearl. Dear Claire, I swear to stay near. His bleary eyes leak tears. Theres a dearth of earnings this year.

Special Sounds old / olt / oll / ole 1. fold 2. stroll 3. pole 4. old 5. sole jolt colt cold Holt bold toll stole mole whole pole mold roll enroll hold sold

Special Sounds ild / ind 1. mild 2. find 3. mind 4. child kind wild blind milder rind wind binder finder hind bind grind childish

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Special Sounds old / olt / oll / ole / ild / ind Cole is bolder than Holt, but Holt is kind. The blind troll will find the gold pole. We took a stroll in the mild atoll. I sold the bolts to a kind child. The old dolt sold the moldy rind. The binder will roll and roll. The old Poles boldly revolt. The molten gold is not cold. Help me find the blind child. The wild colt enjoys rolling in the hay.

Special Sounds war / wor 1. war 2. work 3. warp 4. worthy 5. warn 6. swarm 7. worms 8. worldly worm ward warden worst worry works working wars warm world worse dwarf forward backward thwart worries worth wharf Warren wart worsen words warming Ward

The warm scarf is worth a lot. Warren can thwart the world war. The warden worries about worms. The wharf has worthy work. Wards worms swarm backwards.

Special Sounds aught / ought 1. taught 2. fraught 3. sought 4. naught fought brought distraught wrought caught daughter ought haughty bought thought naughty thoughts

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Special Sounds ough There are many ways to pronounce ough. Here are 4 of the most common: uff tough rough enough off cough trough oa though dough doughnut borough oo through throughout slough

Paul brought his daughter to class. I dont have enough dough. His daughter is fraught with distraught thoughts. We bought bikes to ride through the park. Im not distraught, even though I cough. I sought the tough task for naught. She coughs throughout the class. I thought you bought a doughnut, Paul! We caught a boar and bought a trough. I ought not to have thought such naughty thoughts.

Special Sounds - tion / sion (Suffixes) 1. motion 2. session 3. decision 4. fiction 5. tension 6. section 7. fusion 8. suction mission admission auction lotion portion profession vacation medication nation passion confusion conclusion vision station option collision ration action caution question creation division illusion potion

My mission is division of the nation. We need a decision in this session. His profession is in admissions. Is it an illusion, or is it my vision? My conclusion will cause confusion.

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