Skill: soft c When “c” is followed by:
i, y it is sounded as “s.”
The letter “c” has two sounds, hard “c”
and soft "c".
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).
Read these soft “c” words.
soft "c" words
(ce, ci, cy)
Read these sentences.
- I have a nice cat named Spice.
- Do you have a spicy recipe for rice?
- I ran at a fast pace and won the race.
- How far is the city of San Francisco?
- Mercy me, I ate too much spicy rice.
- I will ride my bicycle to Circus City.
- I have some fancy socks with lace.
- Do you want some ice in your cider?
- May I have cereal and a juicy peach?
- Cindy, do you want to ride my new bicycle?
- I celebrated my birthday in December.
- Use the pencil and draw inside the stencil.
- Will a piece of ice keep the celery fresh?
- Once I made a choice to wear a princess outfit.
- I decided to throw the medicine over the fence.
- Are the mice eating a slice of spicy cheese?
- I decided to buy a pencil that cost ten cents.
- I fell on my face and got emergency care.
- I like to dance on the balance beam at recess.
Create your own sentence. How many soft “c” words can you use in your sentence? Can you include all the soft “c” spelling patterns (ce, ci, cy) in your sentence? Give it your best effort.
Please illustrate your sentence.