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o
25.....o
"o" odd
"o" o pen
"oo" do (3)
y
20.....y
yet
This consonant letter y is used only at the beginning of a syllable, usually the first one.
"i" ba by
"i" my
y never needs a number above it.
ough
70.....ough
"o" though
"oo" through(2)
"uf" rough(3)
"of" cough(4)
"aw" thought(5)
"ow" bough(6)
s
15.....s
"s" us
"z" as (2)
s never says "z" at the beginning of a base word: zoo, zebra, zero, etc.
ci
69.....ci
"sh" fa cial
ti, si, ci say "sh." See page 4 in the notebook.
z
21.....z
zest
gh
66.....gh
"g" ghost
Used at the beginning of a base word.
d
3.....d
lid
ar
49.....ar
far
x
19.....x
"ks" box
x is the only single letter with two sounds (ks). This is the reason we do not write two x's in words such as boxing and boxed.
er
27.....er
her
Her first nurse works early.
g
5.....g
"g" bag
"j" gem
g can say "j" only when followed by e, i, or y. Thus the sound of this letter can be readily determined and no number is needed ot indicate the use of the second sound.
oa
54.....oa
boat
e
23.....e
"e" end
"e" me
ee
33.....ee
"e" see
c
2.....c
"k" can
"s" cent
c followed by e, i, or y says "s." Thus the sound of this letter can be told at a glance so no number is needed to indicate the second sound.
au
42.....au
fault
Never used at the end of a word.
i
24.....i
"i" indian
"i" silent
Both i's in Indian say "i." i and y at the end of a syllable usually say "i." The other vowels should say a, e, o, u at the end of a syllable.
th
34.....th
"th" thin (Breath hisses between tongue-tip and upper teeth.)
"th" this (Tongue position is same as above but the voice give sound as air is forced out.)
m
10.....m
am
ou
38.....ou
"ow" round
"o" four(2)
"oo" you(3)
"u" coun try(4)
a
22.....a
"a" at
"a" na vy
"ah" want (3)
gn
61.....gn
"n" gnat
Used both at the beginning and at the end of a base word. (reign)
n
11.....n
in
ed
51.....ed
"ed" grad ed
"d" loved(2)
"t" wrecked(3)
This card is the past tense ending -- not the "e" and "d" of red.
f
4.....f
if
wor
30.....wor
works
Her first nurse works early.
(wor is made of two phonograms, or may say "er" when w comes before it.)
t
16.....t
bat
ir
28.....ir
first
Her first nurse works early.
l
9.....l
lag
"l" is sounded with the tongue point pressed against the roof of the mouth.
This is also true of "d," "t," and "n."
ch
46.....ch
"ch" much
"k" school(2)
"sh" chiv al ry(3)
j
7.....j
jam
Used at the beginning of a syllable.
eigh
59.....eigh
"a" weigh
k
8.....k
ink
igh
58.....igh
"i" sigh
qu
13.....qu
"kw" quit
These two letters have separate sounds. Since in English they are written together they are considered a phonogram. The us is a consonant with the sound "w."
ow
37.....ow
"ow" how
"o" low (2)
w
18.....w
wit
Round the lips to say "w." The sound is not "wu"
oe
65.....oe
"o" toe
r
14.....r
rat
"r" is sounded with the tongue rounded far back in the mouth. "r" is not "er."
ear
31.....ear
ear ly
Her first nurse works early.
v
17.....v
viv id
The teeth are placed on the lower lip at the same place for "f" as for "v." In writing many children confuse these two sounds unless they are taught to hear and feel the differences.
or
52.....or
or
h
6.....h
him
ti
67.....ti
"sh" na tion
ti, si, ci say "sh" when they are together for the sound. See page 4 in the notebook.
p
12.....p
map
ai
36.....ai
"a" paint
Never used at the end of a word.
b
1.....b
rib
ew
43.....ew
"oo" grew
"u" new(2)
(Same sounds as for ui.)
oi
40.....oi
point
Never used at the end of a word
ui
44.....ui
"oo" fruit
"u" suit(2)
(Same sounds as for ew.)
Never used at the end of a word.
ur
29.....ur
nurse
Her first nurse works early.
si
68.....si
"sh" session
"zh" vision (2)
ti, si, ci say "sh."
si is the only one which can say "zh." See page 4 in the notebook.
sh
32.....sh
dish
sh is used a the beginning of a word, at the end of a syllable, but not at the beginning of a syllable after the first one in a base word.
ck
50.....ck
neck
(Used only after a single vowel which says a, e, i, o, u.)
ph
63.....ph
"f" phantom
oy
39.....oy
boy
dge
64.....dge
"j" bridge
May be used only after a single vowel which says a, e, i, o, u.
wh
53.....wh
when
Blow softly on the palm of your hand. This air should be felt when saying: when, wheel, where. There is no air when saying we, witch, wear. The difference between "wh" and "w" should be taught.
wr
62.....wr
"r" wrap
There is no sound of w here.
ie
57.....ie
"e" field
"i" pie(2)
"i" lilies(3)
See page 3 in the notebook for hte rule for the use of ie and ei.
u
26.....u
"u" up
"u" mu sic
"oo" put (3)
ey
55.....ey
"a" they
"e" key(2)
"i" val ley(3)
aw
41.....aw
law
ng
47.....ng
rang
(ng is a nasal sound. It is neither "n" nor "g" nor is it a combination of them.)
kn
60.....kn
"n" knot
Used only at the beginning of a word.
ea
48.....ea
"e" eat
"e" head
"a" break
ay
35.....ay
"a" day
ei
56.....ei
"e" con ceit
"a" veil(2)
"i" for feit(3)
oo
45.....oo
"oo" boot
"oo" foot(2)
"o" floor(3)