Skill: long (i) spelling patterns (i-e) and (ie)

     
The “e” at the end of hike is silent; it is a signal that sits at the end of a word. It tells the first vowel to say its name.
It is known as the magic "e" rule.

Read these words.

kite image dive image
bike glide line rife thrive
bite gripe mile ripe time
bribe hide mine size tribe
crime hive pike slime vine
dike jibe pile smile while
dive jive pipe spike whine
drive kite pride spine white
file life prize strife wide
fine like quite strike wife
five lime ride stripe wipe

 

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

die died lie pie tie tied

 

Write the two long (i) patterns used in the words above.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (i-e, ie) words.

 

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Read these sentences.

hiker imagefisherman image

 

Create your own sentences. You must include words that have the long (i) spelling patterns (i-e) & (ie). Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!). Please be attentive to good penmanship.

 

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Illustrate your favorite sentences.