Skill: spelling/reading pattern (ar)

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This letter pattern is known as “bossy r

Bossy r” is bossy but polite. It lets the vowel go first, (ar) but it doesn’t let it say its sound.

Read the words listed below.

arch bark chart hard spark
ark barn dark march star
arm car dart Mark start
art card disarm park tar
artist Carl far shark target
bar carpet farm sharp tart
barbell cart garden smart yard


Can you think of some more words that have the “Bossy” (ar) sound?  Write them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ar) words


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Read these sentences.

Write two sentences. You must include at least one or more “bossy r” words in each sentence. Remember “bossy r” words in this lesson have the spelling pattern (ar).

 

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Please illustrate and label a word that has the bossy (ar) pattern.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These words have the (ar) spelling pattern, but do not have the usual (ar) sound.

 

afterward caterpillar hazard
backward collar lizard
beggar dollar upward
blizzard forward wizard