Skill:  softg” (dge)

When words contain the letters dge,  “g” sounds like ”j”. The final “e” (dge) does not affect the previous vowel sound.
(The magic “e” rule does not apply).

Read these words.

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acknowledge grudge
badge hedge
badger judge
bridge knowledge
budge ledge
budget lodge
cartridge midget
dodge nudge
dudgeon pledge
edge ridge
fidget sledge
fudge smudge
gadget trudge

Dictation/Spelling Practice for (dge) words

 

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Read these sentences.

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Write one or two sentences. Include at least one word in each sentence that has the spelling pattern (dge). Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!)  Please be attentive to penmanship.     

 

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