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Step 8: -cle (& adding endings detour)

-cle syllable story poster
consonant l e
-cle story visual

Consonant le:
*Always at the end of a word
*Always 3 letters (unless a suffix is added to the word)
*Always ends in the letters L, E

-cle syllable poster
consonant l e
Consonant le poster

Definitions:
-cle stands for Consonant, the letter L, the letter E which is the Consonant L E Syllable. The dash indicates that there are letters in front of these letters. No word can begin with this syllable, it always comes at the end of words.


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Teaching Videos

TEACH ALONG THE WAY ●●●

Breaking up words – keep the cle together! This is a great syllable because you always know where the syllable break is! However, this syllable does not work for our “Spot and Dot” method for breaking up syllables. Watch for -cle syllables at the end of words when breaking up words!

Go to Step 10: Huge Words and use PowerPoint to play Jeopardy!

Detour! This is a great time to go to the Adding Suffixes (endings) Page under “Teach Along the Way” and learn how suffixes are added to words.


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KEY:
Blue Heart: Beginning, grades K-1K-1 Beginning
Green Star: Growing, Grades 1-21-2 Growing
Pink Plus: intervention, challengeIntervention/Challenge
* A favorite!

Bundle: Additional various activities to practice a specific skill
Pack: Additional multiple versions of a specific activity to practice a specific skill

bundlesandpacks

-cle cover page-cle (Consonant l e) Bundles!

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle CV Bundle open syllable -cle with words, phrases, pyramids, games, book
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle CVC Bundle closed syllable -cle with words, phrases, pyramids, games, books

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle VV, VR Bundle regular vowel teams and bossy r -cle with words, phrases, pyramids, games, book

-cle (Consonant l e) Packs!

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle CV, CVC, VR Pack pyramid’s only including index
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle Pack Stories with Lists



Individual Materials including materials for more advanced learners:

Lists

Lists icon Word and Phrase Lists

Highlighting Wordlists

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle word parts -cle Foldable activity
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle Read and Split -cle Words activity
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle beg word lists by cle chunk BALLOONS
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle word list MAPLE LEAF
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle phrases list HORSE IN THE STABLE cv – cle words
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle phrases lists SNUGGLE THE BABY
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challengeReview: Look Alike Words all syllable types

Flashcards

Flashcard icon Flashcards

-cle Flashcards
-cle Flip Chute Cards (See directions for Flip Chute Cards on the Directions page.)

Fluency Pyramids

Fluency Pyramid Fluency Pyramids

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle CV, CVC, VR Pack pyramid’s only including index (also above)
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle fluency pyramid Turtle Made Me Giggle turtle giggle wiggle tickle
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle fluency pyramid Purple People purple people middle jungle
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle fluency pyramid Stable Time stable bridle saddle

Games

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Game Directions

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle beg sounds game Grumble in the Jungle
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle cvc + cle word game Handle the Candle
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle cv + cle word game Bugle
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle word game Fill The Balloons
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle word game People Love Apples
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle word pairs CV or CVC + -cle game Which is Right?
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle phrases game Trouble With Mice
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle phrases game Simple Humble Snails
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challengecle word game Beetles in the Jungle (This has Step 9 VV Diphthong/Digraph syllables also)
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle Bingo

Spelling

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Practice with words from the lists, games etc., or use the lists below.
* Having learners spell with word chains where the coach says “change one sound in (chop) to spell (chip), now change one sound in (chip) to spell (sip)” is a powerful way to draw student’s attention to individual sounds in the words!

-cle Read and Split Words
-cle Foldables (Fold so so the -cle endings match up with the first column, and then the second column.)
*Use both these sheets to help understand deeply how the syllables are working together, then take any of the words and use them for a spelling practice.

Syllable Sorts


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See syllable sort directions and headings and a strategy page in Teacher Resources below.

-cle Syllable Sort with directions

Small Books

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Small Book assembly directions, 4 Pager folding directions, OR use horizontal format for reading on screen in distance learning.

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle small book Double Trouble foldable format
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle small Book Hey Mable What’s on the Table? foldable format
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle small book Hey Mable What’s on the table? horizontal format

Full Page Stories with Lists

Full Page Stories with Lists

Highlighting Word Lists directions

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle Pack Story with List ALL (also above)

Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle list and story Poodle Puppies
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle list and story Lunch in Nature
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle list and story The Party (Lots of crazy open syllable+cle names, parenthesis)
Green Star, Pink Plus: Grades 1,2 and/or intervention, challenge-cle list and story Battle in the Castle

Teacher Resources


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Visuals

Teaching Stories

  • The story for -cle: The e sees its vowel friend being closed in by a consonant but is too late, and there are two consonants. So the e decides to try to jump over the l to get closer to its vowel friend so it can help it say it’s name. Unfortunately the e did not consider how top heavy it is, and when it made the leap, it went heavy head first and landed as a schwa. Thus the -cle syllable is a schwa sound. (-cle says /kul/, -zle says /zul/)

PowerPoints

Directions

More on the Directions Page

Map Sounds to Letters

First map the sounds in the word to the letter(s) representing the sounds, even if it is not a letter combination that has been taught yet. Only an unusual sound/letter combination needs to be remembered “by heart.” Mapping the sounds to the letters is how we remember what words look like. See example below:

Map sounds to the letters that spell those sounds.  Teach spelling

Be sure to reinforce what you know and are learning about words:
Schwa Sound: Any vowel might say /u/. Point out this happens in many common words like: the, of, was, some, from…

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