post may contain affiliate links.A few weeks ago T was introduced to blends in his All About Spelling curriculum. It was perfect because his Explode the Code Book 2 is ALL ABOUT blends! Needless to say, he is getting lots of practice seeing and reading CVCC and CCVC words.
And I must say, he is doing a great job! There are still blends that he forgets to blend... like SW--. He often forgets the /w/ sound; but with all the exposure he is getting, he will be reading them fluently soon enough.
Forgive my not so perfect door edges, I think the razor blade I used is a bit dull : /
Then laying another piece of paper behind the card stock, I wrote out the blends:
CC- V- C = or
C- V- CC =
Here are some pictures.. they can probably explain much better what I am trying to get at ; )
My sweet little reader!
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