Skill: Spelling/reading pattern short double (oo)
          sound as heard in "foot"

This spelling/reading pattern (oo) has two sounds long, and short.
Long double (oo) was introduced in the previous lesson (# 40).

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Short double (oo)/(u) has two spelling patterns.
"u" as in put or pull; "oo" as in foot or book
- not the same sound as short "u" in duck.

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Read these words.

book goodbye shook
brook hood soot
cook hoodie sooty
cookie hoof stood
cookout hook took
crook look unhook
fishhook nook wood
foot plywood woodpecker
football rook woof
good rookie wool
     
bull bush pull
bulletin butcher pulley
bullion full push
bully pit bull put

Sight words that have the same vowel sound.

could pussyfoot should sugar wolf woman would

 

Dictation/Spelling Practice for short (oo) words

Spelling pattern short double (oo) and (u) as in put.

 

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Read these sentences.

 

 

Write two or more original sentences. Include at least one word in each sentence that has the spelling pattern (oo)/(u) as in foot and put. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!). Please illustrate one of your sentences on the back of your paper.

 

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There are a few (oo) words which are neither long (oo) nor short (oo).
Can you read these sight words: blood, door, flood, floor