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The "-le" Sound

Welcome back to Read Not Guess. Today we’re going to work on words like “little” and “apple” with an “le” at the end.


Both parent and child will need to be able to see the screen.


Let’s get started.


Word Practice


Explain to your child that the “le” at the end of word make the last consonant say “ul.” Have them read the word “little” three times as they point to the letters:


litt le

lit tle

little


Did they get it right? Are they blending it smoothly by the end?


Let's keep going. Ask your child to point to the letters as they sound out the words:


ap ple

apple


And:


bub ble

bubble


And:


poo dle

poodle


And:


tic kle

tickle


And:


bee tle

beetle


And:


gig gle

giggle


Silly Sentences


See if your child can read these:


Blow out the candle when the water boils.


The candy shop is giving out free samples.


It looks like a jungle out there.


I found a purple marble.


My cupcake has sprinkles inside.


If they read them smoothly, great! If they stumble, have them keep practicing.


That’s it for today. We’ll see you next time!

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