When is it time to teach -r-Controlled Syllable Vowel Words?

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When is it time to teach –r-Controlled words?

I know as a teacher, I always wondered when it was time to teach -r-Controlled Syllables.  After many years of teaching, I believe I have figured it out.  And the answer is: when students have mastered simultaneously reading the Closed Syllable (also known as short vowel words) and the Vowel-Consonant-e Syllable, then students are ready to read –r-Controlled words.

If you would like to know for sure if a student is ready to read –r-Controlled words, simply administer these 5 short word lists. If a student scores 80% on each word list, then they are ready to move on to learning –r-Controlled  words. 

These word lists are strategically designed.  They include 100 short vowel and long vowel (Vowel-Consonant-e only) patterns.  These word lists assessments are well worth your time to help you to know exactly where your students are performing in reading.

Assuming the student scores 80% or better on these words list, then you are off to teaching -r-Controlled words.  The following lessons may be of interest to you.

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10 -r-Controlled Syllable Activities & Games

Reading -r-Controlled Vowel Syllables
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10 pages
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30 minutes
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