Skill:  Letter pattern (wa) as in water

The letter (a) in the (wa) pattern usually has the sound of short (o),
water image with a few exceptions such as wag and wagon, unless the (wa) is part of the long (a) vowel pattern, a-e in wade (“magic e”).


Read the words below.

flyswatter swat waft was
swab swath walk wash
swamp swatter wampum wasp
swan 'twas wand watch
swap wad wander water
swarm waddle want watt
swastika waffle wanton wattle
walrus image


Read these sentences.



Make up your own sentence. Please include one or two words that have the spelling pattern (wa). Your writing should reflect good penmanship, correct usage of upper and lower case letters, and proper spacing.  Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or an exclamation point (!).





Please illustrate your sentence.