It’s another set of free phonics books!
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Can you believe we’re on set 22 of our free phonics books collection? Now that we’ve been working on two-syllable words for a while, today’s set features two-syllable words with these endings: –y (as in candy), –ie (as in cookie), and –ey (as in monkey).
Let’s take a look!
Each book starts with the new phonics pattern. On the right, your child will see the first word featuring that pattern. He’ll turn the page to read the word in a sentence.
On this page, I also colored the “z” blue.That’s because we’ve already learned to read VCCV and VCV words, and I don’t want your child to get confused. In this case, if I only highlighted the “y,” crazy would look like a word with a closed first syllable: craz.
When both the “z” and “y” are colored, however, your child should notice that “cra” is an open syllable, so the a should make the long sound.
Each book features phonics patterns from previous books as well. On this page, your child is reviewing the ink word family (think), contractions (she’s), and the ing ending (going).
We also review sight words that we’ve learned in my free sight word reader collection. He, is, and very are sight words.
I debated whether to highlight the “d” along with the “y” on this page. In the end I left just the “y” highlighted so your child will be able to focus on that new ending. I think either way would work.
On the last page, your child can review all the words he’s learned in the book.
How to print and assemble:
- Separate the stack into each individual book. Each book consists of two pages front to back.
- Cut across the horizontal center of the pages.
- Insert the pages into each other, using the page numbers as a guide.
- Staple with a long arm stapler.
For a picture tutorial to help you put the books together, visit this post.
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