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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION
ABOUT PHONICS PATHWAYS
GETTING STARTED
BASICS
Short-vowel sounds
Consonants and two-letter blends
Three-letter words
K = K, C, –CK
INTRODUCTION TO ENDINGS (SHORT–VOWEL WORDS)
Two-consonant endings
Y Suffix
Twin-consonant endings
CONSONANT DIGRAPH ENDINGS
-sh
-th
-ch-tch
-ng (-ing, -ang, -ung, -ong)
-nk (-ink, -ank, -unk)
SIMPLE LONG–VOWEL SOUNDS
SUFFIXES
Short-Vowel Words
Long-Vowel Words
Suffix Spelling Chart
MULTI–SYLLABLE WORDS
K = -IC, -ICK
PLURAL, POSSESSIVE, AND X
CONSONANT DIGRAPH BEGINNINGS
Sh-, th-, ch-, wh-, qu-
DOUBLE–CONSONANT BEGINNINGS

Bl-, fl-, pl-, cl-, gl-, sl-
FUN AND GAMES
TWO–CONSONANT BEGINNINGS
Sm-, sn-, st-, sp-, sc-sk
Br-, cr-, cr-, fr-, gr-, pr-, tr-
R–MODIFIED VOWELS
Ar = ar
Or = or, ar, oor, ore, our, oar
Ur = er, ir, ur, or, ear
LONG–VOWEL DIGRAPHS
A = ai, ay
E = ie, i and -y plural = ies (ee, ea pages 84, 85)
I = ie, uy, ui, y
O = oa, oe, ow
U (oo) = oo, ew, ue, ui, ou, o
U (yoo) = ew
S = C (CE, CI, CY)
E = EI
VOWEL DIPTHONGS
Oi = oi, oy
Ou = ou, ow
J = GE, GI, GY, -DGE
-Y, -IE PLUS SUFFIXES
F = -VES
NEW VOWEL SOUNDS
Oo = oo (also ould, u)
O = aw, au (also al, all, o)
THREE–CONSONANT BEGINNINGS
SHORT–VOWEL SPELLING PATTERNS

E = ea, ai
I = ui, y
U = o, ou, oo, a
U = schwa
CONTRACTIONS
SILENT LETTERS
-le
K, w, l, b, t, h
Gh (I = igh and o = ough, augh)
LONG A SPELLING PATTERNS
A = ei, eigh, ey, ea
A, AH, SH = S; F = PH, GH; K = CH
ANOTHER R–MODIFIED VOWEL SOUND
Ar = -air, -are, -ear, -ere, -eir
A SPELLING GRAB BAG
Homonyms and Homophones
Homographs
Multisyllable Words with Suffixes
-Ce and -ge with Suffixes
-Able, -ible
PREFIXES
Pre-, sub-, re-, auto-, un-, dis-, inter-, super-
MORE SUFFIXES
-tion, -sion, -able, -ness, -ful, -less, -ment
COMPOUND WORDS
“BUILDING BLOCKS”
APPENDIX: REFERENCE & SUPPLEMENTAL PRACTICE
Index to Spelling Rules & Patterns
Spelling Charts
Pyramid
Vision and Motor Coordination Training Exercises

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Getting Started
Short Vowel Sounds
Two-Letter Blends
Three Letter Words
Spelling Sampler
Vision Exercises