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Daily(ish) Decodable: The bl- sound

Today we’re going to work on the “bl-” sound like in the words “black” or “blue."

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



shack -------------------------------

Say It Have your child point to the sound and say it 3 times: b l...

b l...

bl... ------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: blot

blab black bless


------------------------------- Read It Have your child read the passage below:

The Robot

The robot went blip. Blip. Bloop.

And then it went black.

Bill wants to fix the robot.

But how?

His mind was blank.

It was all a blur to him.


He got a blast from the past.

If he hit the button, the robot will turn back on.

Bill hit the button.

The robot went…

Blub, blub, beep.

And it was back on. ------------------------------- Explain It Now have your child answer a couple questions about the story:

  1. What happened in the story?

  2. How did Bill solve his problem?


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