It’s time for some Inflected Endings Pages in our Color the Chunk Phonics Pages series!
These work a little differently than our other Color the Chunk pages because we’re dealing with base words AND suffixes this time. Read how we use them below.
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Inflected Endings Pages – Color the Chunk
To do these pages, learners color in or highlight the inflected endings. 12 different pages are included for suffix -s, -es, -ing, or -ed.
Learners then read the base word without the inflected ending. Then they blend it in to read the entire word.
The -s pages include short vowel base words (with and without blends/digraphs), bossy r base words, magic/sneaky e base words, and vowel team base words. It’s important that learners know how to read the base words before you have them do these pages. For example, if your learner has just learned how to read simple, CVC words, try the first page with the CVC words.
The -ing pages include VCC base words and CVVC words.
There are 4 -ed suffix pages in total, including all three sounds of ed: /t/, /d/, and /id/.
*Note: None of the pages include base words that need to be doubled or base words that need the e dropped. The are simple and straight-forward so that learners can more easily understand this skill.
Focusing so much on the final part of the word brings attention to the end of the word. Make sure learners remember to start reading at the beginning. Including a green dot under the first part of the word can help learners remember to start reading there.
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