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Fab PhonicsTM

Level 2
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T i workbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the Fab h s however, it can also be effectively phonicsTM Level 2 audio used separately. __
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Pages 1 through 1 1 contain all the word examples used on the as well as a summary description of the Fab Phonics audiophonics rules, F r besTreWlts, we recommend that the student read o the word examples in the workbook as those examples are given on the If the workbook is not being used in conjunction with the tape, the parem or teacher can read the letter sounds or applicable phonics rule to the student, and then assist the student in decoding each of the word examples.
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Pages 1 2 through 24 contain exercises which reinforce the letter sounds and phonics rules that the student has already learned. T o ensure success, the student should complete these exercises only after becoming familiar with the letter sounds and phonics rules which the exercises cover. T i workbook also contains a "pull-out" section with h s answers to the exercises, T i section should be removed before the h s student begins the exercises. Questions? Comments? Here's how to reach us... . . Learning Quest P . 0 , B x 1698 o Carmichael, CA 95609-1698 (91 6) 332-9544

TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Learning the common sounds for consonant and vowel blends - word examples
Common consonant blends (2 letters, 2 sounds) Consonant digraph5 (sh, wh, ph, gh, ch, th) Consonant blends (2 letters, 1 sound) Silent Consonants T e silent 'e" h Vowel digraphs_ Diphthongs (%XI cu] oy, R-conko~ed~owels
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Page 1 page 2 Page 4 Page 4 Page 6 page 7 page 10 page 1 1

II. Exercises
Consonant blends Consonant digraphsr Silent consonants T e silent 'e" h Vowels and vowel blends page 12 page 15 page 16 page 17 page 18 page 24 page 25

Diphthongs
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R-controlledvowels

two sounds) bl: blast dr: drop st: start str: strap blank dress stop strip black drink still street blend star Consonant blends may appear at the end of a word. turn to the exercises on pages 12-14. nd: and friend More common consonant blends: tr: trap fl: tree flat truck fly flip T learn additional consonant blends. Common Consonant Blends (two letters.I. o .

... Consonant Digraphs Some consonant blends make a sound which is different than either of the letters which make up the blendc These are called consonant digraphs* sh: she shot ship shall Consonant digraph5 can appear at the end of a word ... sh: wash fish wish ...or even in the middle of a word.. wh: what when where why ph: phone photo alphabet graph .... . sh: fashion bashfu More consonant dig rap hS .

/ If/: silent: laugh rough tough enough brought light thought daughter ch /ch/: /u: /sh/: chat chip chop chug school chord echo chef madine th "hard": the "soft": thank that thing this three 7 then thin For additional practice with consonant digraphs see exercise on page 15.Some consonant digraphs can stand for more than one sound. -3 - .

only one is heard. one sound. the "k" will usually be s silent. stick so& luck IV. silent "g": gnat gnash gnarled . only the "IC sound is heard. the "g" will usually be silent. miss full hello bener When "c" and "k" appear next to each other in a word. For example. and i followed by the letter "n".) When two of the same letter appear next to each other in a word. one of the consonants is silent.Ill. Silent Consonants In some consonant blends. when "K appears at the beginning of a word. Consonant Blends (Two consonants. silent "k": knife knew knee When "g"appears at the beginning of a word. and is followed by the letter "n".

When 'W' appears at the beginning of a word. silent "h": honor herb heir silent 'b: debt crumb limb silent 'I": half would walk For additional practice with silent consonants. the "t" will often be silent. silent 'W: write wrist wreck When '7" follows 's" in the middle of a word. see exercise on page 16. silent '1": listen fasten rustle Somelimes. . a consonant will be silent even if it is not part of a specific consonant blend. the 'W will usually be silent. and is followed by the letter "r".

but makes a long-e sound. Exceptions to the silent "e" rule: + me he be w e see For additional practice with the silent 'e". the 'e" is not silent. made kite pine ripe note mope cube cute use 1 . The silent"el' ending doesn't alwavs mean the vowel before the 'e" will have a long vowel sound. 2. have. See the exercise on page 1 7. The Silent '" e When the "el' appears at the end of a word. . Word without 'en: short vowel sound Word wlth "el': lona vowel sound at man mad kit pin rip hop not mop cub cut US ate mane. Several common exceptions: come. An "enat the end of a word is not always silent. A silent "e" at the end of a word usually means that the vowel before the "e" will make a long-vowelsound. it is usually silent.V. When a word i made LIP of on s one consonant 'e" or "ee".

VI.) Vowel digraph5 which make a long "a" sound: ai: ay: train way wait say rain stay ail mW (Commonexcep. height) Vowel digraphs which make a short "0" sound: aw: au: saw auto draw haul lawn fault crawl caught Vowel digraphs which make a long "0" sound: oa: oe: boat toe soap hoe coat goes foe (Commonexception: shoe) .- Digraphs - (Vowelblends which make a single vowel sound.l. eight. again. vowel .~.ions:said. hair) Vowel digraphs ~ h i c h make a long "e" sound: ee: ei: sleep receive receipt bee keep seize ceiling feet [Common exception: been) (Cornmonexceptions: their.

/ long-e: ea = 1 short-e: long-a: read eat each please bread health ready great break steak (Common excep'l'ions:hear. year) loo/ sound: food other: book soon good room took 1001sound: new ew = stew mew flew 1 long-u: few (Common exception: sew) .- fruit blue suit true juice glue cruise clue Some vowel digraphs can stand for more than one single-vowel sound.Vowel digraphs which make an 1001 sound: .--- ui: ue: .

should. turn to the exercises on pages 18-23. touch) owd~hthong:town -OW = down grow how show I long-o: know F r a review of vowel blends.1 long-e: long-i: field pie thief tie chief lie 1 /oo/ sound: ou = YOU soup group ow. o .diphthong: out found around (Common exceptions: four.

are vowel blends which are pronounced by sliding from one vowel sound to another vowel sound Diphthong3which make the "OW sound: OU: out found around ow: town down how Diphthongs1 which make the "oy sound: - oi: boil void moist oy: loyal F r a review of d i p h t h o n see exercise on page 24. Diphthongs \ Diphthongs.VII. o ~ .

.. er: after ir: bird ever girl father first fern birthday turn worry ur: hurt or: work Another "or" sound. see exercise on page 25.. .. Vowels Followed by ' " 7 T e letter ' usually causes the preceding vowel to make a sound that h t " is neither short nor long..VII.. picture hurry word worst or: fork ar: car Vowel-r-e: stare corn hard there storm farm store torch dark nurse (Common exception: dollar) For a review of r-controlledvowels.

Hint: the first word in each group is the item in the picture above it. then say each word. ock ane ant urn ove ass sku dri . below.Consonant blends Write the consonant blend in the blanks.

Hint: all blends begin with the letter "s".Consonant blends Say the name of each picture. ate 6 ider - ail unk (/ oon airs . Fill in the correct consonant blends to name each picture.

Consonant blends Say the name of each picture. apes ush esents own oom ade ize . Circle the correct blend. Fill in the correct letters to name the picture.

Consonant digraph s Draw a line from each digraph to a picture whose name begins or ends with that sound. - .

Write the silent consonant below each picture.Silent consonants Circle the word that names each picture. wrist rich y 1k o yowl - thumb thunder knee need hour owl whistle white .

Write an j's" next to the words that have a short vowel sound. can rip cane ripe bake mute sit Bonus words (exceptions): have . and write an "I" next to the words that have a long vowel sound.Silent 'el1 Say each word.

below. (Note: In silent "e" words. a (especiallyif followed by silent "e"). Read each word.) train mailbox skate gate tray rain rake .Vowels and vowel blends (Long-asound) The following vowels and vowel blends sometimes make a long-a sound: ail ay. Draw a line from the word to the correct picture. Underline the letters in each word which make the long-a sound. underline the "a" and the silent 'e".

ie. ei. Circle the letter or letters which make a long-e sound. and y (especiallyat the end of a multi-syllable word). baby peanut ceiling green brief clean field between happy read deceive . Read each word below. eel ea.Vowels and vowel blends (Long-esound.) T e following vowels and vowel blends can sometimes make a long-e h sound: e.

Hint: The first word from each group is the item in the picture above it. then say each word.Vowels and vowel blends (Short-osound) The vowel and vowel blends listed below all can make a short-o sound. Write the vowel or vowel blends in the blanks. c ket aust I .

Vowels and vowel blends (Long-osound) The following vowel and vowel blends can make a long-osound: oa. Circle the word that names each picture. ow. and o (especially if followed by a silent 'e"). oe. toe -bottle - Q: . 2 boil bone bow bonnet hoe hook hot snow soiI soon count cot .

and h oo.Vowels and vowel blends (1001sound) T e following vowel blends can make an loo1sound: ui. Circle the letters in each word which make an lo01sound. Read each word. zoo true fruit tool grew blue chew balloon jewel clue suit . ue. ew.

h long-e long-a short-e f ther nut inst d . and short-e. Wdte the "ea" in the blanks . below.Vowels and vowel blends The 'ea" blend can make 3 common sounds: long-el long-a. then say each word. Hint: T e first word from each group is the item in the picture above it.

. Circle the diphthong which is in the name.Diphthongs Say the name of each picture. Fill in the missing letters below the pictures.

then s q each wad. Hinl: all blends begin wilh the bHer . s Hinl: the first wad h w c h group I Ihe item h Ihe pkture above it. ' s Lock L a p CI ub plane plant +um c o v e Vd +ass sku n k drink ba& kinq r a a s+ o pant s we= se& H s airs t . Consonant blends Say the came of w c h pklure. below. Fill in Ihe carecl cwononl blends lo came each rkture.Pull-out Answer Section Consonant blends Wrile Ihe consmnl blend in Ihe bbnks.

OA Bonus words (exceptionsl: have _s_ me 1 . Clrcle Ihe corrett blend Fill in Ihe correct letters to name the picture. Wnte the silent consonant below each picture. can rip mb 3 S_ cane ripe rnbe Pete 1 I S_ _L 1 bake tap our 1 S mute sit 1 22 .Consonant blends k y the nome of each piclure. Wrlte an $' next to the wads that have a short vowel + nexi to the wwds that hove a long wwel sound. and Wile an Silent "e" Soy each word. sound. Consonant Digraphs - - - Draw a l n from each digraph & plcture whose name beg~ns he or ends mlh lhal sound h u s h K O p e s C V ob Or esents C r o w n broom Silent consonants Circle the word that names each picture.

Vowels and vowel blends [Long-axwnd) Te following vowels and vowel blends sometimes make a iongu h swnd: ai. and y (especiolbat the end of a multi-syllable . underline the 'a. Daw a line h r Ihe word to the correct ptture. Vowels and vowel blends (Short* sound) Vowels and vowel blends (Long-osound) T e following vowel and vowel blends con make a long-osound: w. Wie thevowel oc vwrel tdends in the Monks. ie. Circle the word that names each picture. ei.wd the silent 'e'. Circle the lener or leners which make a long-e sound.) Vowels and vowel blends [Long-esound. a [especiolbiffollowed by silenl 'e-). (Note:In silent 'e' e es words. ow. Read each word below. h oe. then soy each word.) T e followingvowels and vowel blends can sometimes m k e a long-e h xwnd: e ee. Underline the on I H r in eoch word which make the long-o sound. Read each wad. ay. wad].ea. below. and o [especiolty if followed by a silent 'e']. Hint: rt Te first word from each group i the item in the picture above it. Te vowel and VOW h blends listed below al can make a short* sound. h s - bottle a u to hau I saw d o g no t rocket o d d yown crawl lawn f a u It august .

Circle the diphthong which is in the name. and h Vowels and vowel blends 1-ea-1 T e 'w' blend can moke 3 common sounds: long-e. then say eoch word. Wrile the 'm' in Ihe blanks. Reod each word. Write the the correct vowel + r in the blanks. bebw. b e b w . Hint: T e first word trom each group is the item in the *lure above 11. ue. cloud b + fleer c c n b x d c h ~ c h . _ J R-controlledvowels W the nome of each picture C~rcle correct vowel + r. Circle the letters in each wad which mote an I d sound. ew. long-a.Vowels and vowel blends (/w/ sound) T e followtngvowel blends can make an /w/w n d : ui. Fill in the missing letters below the pictures. and h shotte. @ t@ c m long-e long-a short-e balm @I f8 I-@ c@ leaf ea s t ~ k f e a ther great breu k bread instea d - g@ Q st p e a nut Diphthongs . Say the name of each picture. h m.