-ough and -eigh words

-ough and -eigh words

I can read and spell words with -ough and -eigh.

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-ough and -eigh words

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This lesson will go over the different sounds -ough and -eigh make in words.



Learning objective

Students will be able to read and spell words with with -ough and -eigh.


Students will listen to and read -ough and -eigh words with different variations of the sounds. They will discuss why it is important to recognize these "rulebreaker" words so they know how to pronounce them.


Students will sort -ough words according to their sounds: "ooh," "oh," and "uff." They will drag -ough words to their matching pictures. They will also fill in the blanks with the correct -ough words. They will do similar activities with -eigh words. Students will then review the sounds -ough and -eigh make in different words.


Review -ough and -eigh sounds with 10 questions.


Recall different -ough and -eigh words with two Spin the Wheel activities.

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