2 Rule: Divide a word into syllables BEFORE the consonant plus –le If the previous syllable ends with a consonant, it will have a SHORT vowel sound If the previous syllable ends with a vowel, it will have a LONG vowel sound
3 Where would you divide this word into syllables? cattle
4 Is this a LONG or SHORT vowel sound? cat / tleIs this a LONG or SHORT vowel sound?
5 Where would you divide this word into syllables? trample
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