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

Today we’re going to work on the “-it” sound in words like “sit” or “hit."

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

rabbit squirrel habit ------------------------------- Say It Have your child point to the sound and say it 3 times:

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












Read It Have your child read the passage below:

Thanksgiving ABCs

On Thanksgiving, the ABC family sat down in front of a turkey dinner…

A asks for it,

B bit it,

C cuts it,

D digs into it,

E elevates it,

F feels it,

G grabs it,

H has it,

I insists on it,

J jumps for it,

K keeps it,

L lifts it up,

M mixes it,

N nods at it,

O opens it up,

P peers into it,

Q quits it,

R runs away,

S scrubs it,

T tosses it,

U upsets it,

V vows to get it,

W wants it, and

X, Y, and Z all get zip, zero, and zilch. ------------------------------- Explain It

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

  1. Find the letter your name starts with. In the poem, what did that letter do?

  2. At the end of this silly story, which letters got nothing?

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