Review long (a) spelling/reading patterns:
a-e, ai, ay, eigh
Can you write eight words using the above long (a) patterns? Try to write two words using each of the patterns.
Read these sentences consisting of words that include the four long (a) patterns, namely a-e, ai, ay, eigh.
- The maid came to my neighbor’s house on Sunday.
- The quail ate nuts and snails in my neighbor’s pathway.
- We played by the gate and found eight nails.
- I paid Santa today to take a ride in his sleigh.
Can you write a sentence that includes all the long (a) patterns (a-e, ai, ay, eigh)? Give it your best try.
Check your sentence. Did you begin your sentence with a capital letter? Did you end your sentence with a (.), (?), or (!)? Is your penmanship neat? Did you allow a little space between each word? Were you able to include all the long (a) patterns (a-e, ai, ay, eigh) in your sentence?