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Daily(ish) Decodable: The "cl-" sound

Today we’re going to work on the “cl-” sound in words like “clock” or “clap."

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

clap clock trap ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the sound and say it 3 times: c l

c l

cl

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

clap

class

clash

clop

clock

cluck

club

clutter



Read It Have your child read the passage below:


The Cliff

My mom asks if I want to go on a long walk.

I say yes.

My job is to pack the snacks. I put bananas, nuts, and sandwiches into a paper bag. She fills up a jug of water and clips it to a backpack.

We go to the bottom of the hill and begin to walk.

We cross a bridge over a creek. Next we go over a small ridge.

We walk at a good fast clip.

It is a lot of walking…

But then we get to the edge of the cliff. I look over at my mom and grin. I am glad I went along on this walk. ------------------------------- Explain It

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

  1. What food do they take along on the walk?

  2. Was it a long walk? Was it worth it?

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