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

Today we’re going to work on the “-ct” sound at the end of words like “act” or “fact."

Rhyme It Parents, read the following words out loud. Then ask your child which one does NOT rhyme with the others? act bag packed ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to each sound and say it 2 times: act



ect ------------------------------- Blend It Have your child read these words: pact







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

Otter Facts

1. Fact: An otter is a mammal.

2. Fact: Otters look soft and sweet but have strong teeth.

3. Fact: Otter men tend to be bigger than otter women.

4. Fact: Lots of otters live in Alaska.

5. Fact: Otters can crack open clam or crab shells with small rocks.

6. Fact: Otters can swim up to 60 feet deep.

7. Fact: River otters can walk and run on land.

8. Fact: River otters live in dens they set up with sticks, moss, and grass. ------------------------------- Explain It

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

  1. Where might you see an otter?

  2. Are otters good swimmers? How do you know?


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