Skill: long (e) spelling patterns (ee) and (-e)
Long vowel rule: When two vowels go walking the first one does the talking, (it says its name) the second vowel does the walking, (it is silent).
Read the words listed below.
When a one syllable short word ends with a vowel, it has a long vowel sound. (me)
Write the two long spelling patterns used in the words above.
Can you think of some more words that use the (ee) or (-e) spelling patterns.
Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ee, -e) words
Read these sentences.
- He fell into a deep sleep.
- Will the queen feed her three sheep?
- The queen seeks sweet beeswax.
- I will meet you next to the tree.
- She lost three teeth in the creek.
- Maybe we will see you at the reef.
- We may need to sweep the street.
- I feel sick and want to go to sleep.
- I like to keep my feet under the sheet.
- The heels of my feet itch a lot.
- The bee is chasing me up the tree.
- The jeep crossed the creek on steel wheels.
- The queen peeled back her green sheets to go to sleep.
Write two sentences. You must include words that have the long (e) spelling pattern,(ee) or (-e). Your writing should reflect good penmanship, proper spacing, and correct usage of upper and lowercase letters. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!).
Please illustrate your favorite sentence.