Skill: long (e) spelling patterns (ee) and (-e)

Long vowel rule: When two vowels go walking the first one does the talking, (it says its name) the second vowel does the walking, (it is silent).

Read the words listed below.

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bee feel peel sheep
beef feet peep sheet
beep fleet peewee sleep
beet free queen steel
beetle glee reed street
bleed green reef sweep
cheek heed reel sweet
creek heel see teen
creep jeep seed teeth
deed keep seek thee
deep meet seem three
feed need seen week
fee peek seep wheel

 

When a one syllable short word ends with a vowel, it has a long vowel sound. (me)

be he me she we

 

Write the two long spelling patterns used in the words above.

 

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Can you think of some more words that use the (ee) or (-e) spelling patterns. 

Write them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ee, -e) words

 

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Read these sentences.

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Write two sentences. You must include words that have the long (e) spelling pattern,(ee) or (-e). Your writing should reflect good penmanship, proper spacing, and correct usage of upper and lowercase letters. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!).

 

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Please illustrate your favorite sentence.