Skill: Bossy "r" spelling/reading pattern (er)

Bossy “r” is bossy but polite, it lets the vowel go first, but it doesn’t let it say its sound.
Ex: her  You do not hear the vowel sound “e”, only the consonant sound of “r”.

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Read the words listed below.

after faster her serve
brother father jerk sister
clerk germ mother under
dinner hamster person were

 

Can you think of some additional words that have the (er) spelling pattern?  Write them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (er) words.

 

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Read these sentences.

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Write one or two sentences. Use at least one or more words that have the bossy (er) spelling pattern. How many (er) words can you include in one sentence?

 

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Please illustrate your favorite sentence on the back of this page.