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Daily(ish) Decodable: Words like "cycle"

Today we're working on words like "cycle."

We've worked on words that end in “-le” before. Remind your child that it makes the last consonant say “ull.”

Rhyme It Parents, read the following words out loud. Then ask your child which one does NOT rhyme with the others?

Michael cycle Mark ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to and blend the word "cycle" three times (it should sound like "sy-cul"): cy cle

cy cle


------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: cycles








Read It

In honor of Bicycle Day, have your child read the passage below.

It's Bicycle Day!


A bike with one wheel is called a unicycle.


A bike with two wheels is called a bicycle.


And a bike with three wheels is called a tricycle.


A bike rider is called a cyclist.


While someone is on a ride, they are cycling.


If they rode three days ago, they bicycled on Tuesday.


If you have a bicycle and outgrow it, but then you give it to your little sister, you are recycling. 


Explain It

Now have your child answer a couple questions about the story:

  1. What day is it today?

  2. Based on what you read in the story, can you think of the word for a shape with three sides? (Hint: It starts with "tri...")


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