Skill: Letter pattern (wa) as in water
The letter (a) in the (wa)
pattern usually has the sound of short (o),
with a few exceptions such as wag and wagon, unless the (wa) is part of the long (a) vowel pattern, a-e in wade (“magic e”).
Read the words below.
Read these sentences.
- Do you want a glass of water?
- Do not wander into the swamp.
- Can you swat the fly with this swatter?
- Did you see the walrus wash himself?
- Do you like walnuts on your waffles?
- I want to watch the swan fly to the water.
- Can a magic wand make a watermelon?
- A swarm of wasps cut a swath through the crowd.
- We washed the wound with a wad of swabs.
Make up your own sentence. Please include one or two words that have the spelling pattern (wa). Your writing should reflect good penmanship, correct usage of upper and lower case letters, and proper spacing. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or an exclamation point (!).
Please illustrate your sentence.