Skill: Long (e) spelling pattern (ea)

Long vowel rule:  When two vowels go walking the first (vowel) does the talking,the second (vowel) does the walking.

In the word "teach" –– “e” (says its name), “a” (is silent).

Read these words.

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beach feast meat sea
beagle flea neat seal
cheat heal peach seat
clean jeans peanut speak
cream leaf reach teach
dream lean read teapot
each least reap treat
eat mean scream weak

      

What is the long (e) spelling pattern in the words listed above? _________________

 

Can you think of any more words that have this (ea) spelling pattern? List them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ea) words

 

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Read these sentences.

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Create two sentences. Please include words that have the long (e) spelling pattern (ea). Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!). Be attentive to penmanship. Do not mix upper and lowercase letters.

 

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Make a simple illustration of your favorite sentence.