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Skill: soft c  When “c” is followed by:
          e, i, y  it is sounded as “s.”

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The letter “c” has two sounds, hardc” and soft "c". The hard
sound of "c" occurs most often (cat = kat).
When "c" is followed by (a, o, u) it is sounded as "k" (hard c).
When "c" is followed by (e, i, y) it is sounded as "s" (soft c).

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Read these softc” words.

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celebrate ice princess
celery mice race
cement nice sentence
cent office slice
dance place spice
face price twice
fence prince voice
     
cider city medicine
circle decide pencil
circus excited recipe
     
bicycle fancy mercy
bouncy lacy spicy
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Dictation/Spelling Practice for soft "c" words (ce, ci, cy)

 

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Read these sentences.

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Create your own sentence. How many soft c” words can you use in your sentence?  Can you include all the softc” spelling patterns (ce, ci, cy) in your sentence? Give it your best effort.

 

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Please illustrate your sentence.