Lesson 16 - Adding Vowel Suffixes to CVC and Silent E Base Words

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There's a big difference between hoping and hopping. A lesson plan on adding vowel suffixes discusses when to double a consonant before adding a suffix such as -ed or -ing. Readers practice breaking down words into syllables and creating new words through decoding and encoding activities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Print flashcards on different colors of paper based on their suffixes
  • Circle the double letters in words like sitting and tripped to help emphasize the correct spelling
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires base word cards from previous lessons
  • 16th in a 17-part Word Recognition and Fluency series
Pros

  • Uses non-words as examples to help ensure full understanding of the concept
  • Makes cross-curricular connections with a suffix math activity
Cons

  • Focuses a lot on simply memorizing common spelling patterns
Common Core