To teach these words, especially the irregular words follow these steps after you have taught the sound-spelling.
1.Say the word.
2.Say each sound in the word.
3.Write down a letter to match each sound you said.
4.If it’s an irregular sound (like the ai in said making the short e sound), point that tricky part out to kids.
5.You can put a heart over the tricky part to remind kids to remember that small part.
6.Read the word. Stress sounding out and reading words.
floss words & l-controlled vowels
silent e (CVCe)
y as a vowel
closed syllable exception
A teacher reference guide and individual lists (by sound) for student practice are included.
Available in color or black & white.
Have fun teaching!