R controlled Trigraphs Mnemonic Bossy r Booklet, spelling help sounds air, ear,

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Mnemonic pictures are a great way to help teach sound sorting for the various tricky spellings of the five bossy r trigraphs.

air, ear, oar, er, r

There are many ways to spell the 5 sounds, and colorful pictures can help students make that contention to the sounds and the tricky spellings.

35 Mnemonic pictures,

make up this 74-page booklet. Prints 4 pages per sheet (PDF)

5 sounds groups

1. Air - arr, air, are, ere, eir, err, ear & ur

err - sample the letter r's have a strawberry texture in the picture.

arr - sample the letter a is blowing air at the 2 carrot top letter r's.

2. Ear - ear, ere, eer, eir, irr, ier

3. Or - ore, oar, oor, aur, our, orr

4. er - ure, our, urr, orr, ear, eur,

5. r - are, orr, ear, uar

Bind this together with rings, or slip cards into an old photo brag book for a durable teaching resource.

Word lists on the cards are dual colors with the selected trigraph highlighted in red ink for easy visual reference.

This is a great way to teach homophones, with all the different spellings of the r sounds - stare, stair, fare, fair

Very useful for writing homophone sentences.


This item pairs well with the spelling clip cards see

R-Controlled Trigraph Clip Cards Match to Mnemonic sound pictures, ear, air, oar

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