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Programs to undo the aftermath of the DISREGARD for phonics . This is a daunting task. So we started with spelling rules 1. If memory served me right, I would have introduced it sooner. Alas, the ru.less for spewing have not been ingrained in me. Now if a word has a vowel then consanant, the owed is short. Add an extra to the end and the vowel becomes long.
Yup, that is where my sixth and fifth grader are coming from.