To identify the ‘silent letter’ digraphs.
To accurately spell and know the meaning of the words in my spelling list.
Look at these words. Let’s blend and sound them out.
word earth super fought active exotic
Some silent letters often go with a particular letter to form a ‘silent letter’ digraph.
Let’s look at these words. Find the silent letter and the letter that usually accompanies it.
The first few are done for you.
lamb wrist knew what rhythm whose scene gnu ghoul glisten
Notice that in ‘what ‘ the <h> is silent and in ‘whose’ the <w> is silent.
Let’s look at our spelling list
Notice the schwa ‘ a’ in ascend, the <ck> in ‘wreck’ and ‘ buckle’.
‘wrinkliest’ is a superlative adjective.