Skill:long (i) patterns (-ind) and (-ild)

These patterns (-ind) & (-ild) are irregular long vowel patterns.
Usually words with just one vowel have a short vowel sound.
However, these two spelling patterns are exceptions.

Both (-ind, -ild) have a long (i) vowel sound.

Read these words.

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behind hind mastermind spellbind
bind hindsight mind unbind
blind humankind mindset unkind
find kind remind wind
grind mankind rind windup

 

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child semiwild wildcat
grandchild stepchild wildfire
mild wild wildlife

 

Dictation/Spelling Practice for (-ind) and (-ild) words.

 

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Read these sentences

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Write a sentence. Please include one or more words that have the (ind) & (ild) spelling patterns. You may want to add a suffix to the base word.  Ex: I am the kindest child. Please be mindful of correct punctuation and penmanship skills. Please illustrate your sentence on the back of your paper. 

 

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