The / ă / sound (short a) is usually spelled a followed by a consonant sound. past grass cat back crab The /ĕ/ sound (short e) is usually spelled e followed by a consonant sound. bed get kept west lend
When you hear the /ā/ sound (long a), think of the patterns a-consonant-e, ai, and ay. safe grain gray pain tale tail When you hear the /ē/ sound(long e), think of the patterns ee and ea. cream sweet east please feet
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A statement tells something. It ends with a period (.). A question asks something. It ends with a question mark (?). A command tells someone to do something. It ends with a period (.). An exclamation shows strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation point (!).
Our school is Camino Real Elementary. statement Look out! exclamation Where are my keys? question Please print your name neatly. command