Skill: soft “g” (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.
Practice for (dge)
Read these sentences.
- I looked over the edge of the bridge.
- Do you like to play dodge ball?
- A pledge is a promise.
- Do not walk on the edge of a ridge.
- Don’t fidget when I pin on this badge.
- Did you put the fudge in the fridge?
- I ate a wedge of pizza on the bridge.
- The badger is hiding in the hedge.
- The midget trudged through the snow.
- School is a place to acquire knowledge.
- Will the judge acknowledge me?
- I trimmed the hedge with this gadget.
- I made a pledge not to litter anymore!
- The partridge dodged into the hedge.
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.
Please illustrate your favorite sentence on the back of this page.