Unit 2 Concepts

Unit 2

Key Concepts in Unit 2

glued sounds- -all, -am, -an, -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung, -ank, -ink, -onk, and -unk

bonus letters- After a short vowel, letters f, l, and s get a BONUS or EXTRA LETTER (ff, ll, ss).  This happens in one-syllable words like brass, puff, and spill. 

vowel teams- students should recognize the following vowel teams in words and the sounds they make.  We will not focus on the spelling rules for these combinations until a later unit.  EX.  play, bait, jeep, eat, key.