Skill: long (u) spelling pattern: (ew) and (ui)

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Remember: Long (u) has two sounds (u) and (oo)

Long (u) has four spelling patterns: u-e, ue, ew, ui.
Long (u) has two sounds, u as in mule
and long double sound oo as in moon.

 

Read the words listed below.

blew dew grew screw
brew drew knew stew
chew few new threw
crew flew pew view

 

juice

The vowel pattern (ui) is used infrequently
as long (u), in this case it is mostly limited to
the oo sound as in fruit.

 

bruise fluid juice suit
cruise fruit ruin suitcase

 

What are the two long (u) spelling patterns in the words listed above?

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (-ew, ui) words.

 

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Read these sentences.

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Create two original sentences. Please be attentive to good handwriting. Include words that have the long (u) spelling patterns (ew, ui) in each sentence.

 

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Please check your sentences. Do they begin with a capital letter? Do they end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!). Is your handwriting legible and neat? Did you leave a little space between each word?

Please illustrate one of your sentences in the space below or on the back of the paper.