This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4: Phonics: Vowels - There are five letters that are often associated with vowels sounds (a, e, I, o, u)- The letters y and w sometimes represent vowel sounds - Letter sound relationships for vowels closely follow the categories used for consonants well as vowel clusters- Single vowels include long vowels, short vowels, r-controlled vowels, and y when it functions as a single vowel- A long vowel is identical to the vowel names of the traditional vowel letters- Long vowel sounds occur most frequently in two positions 1. When a vowel occurs at the end of a word or syllable 2. When a vowel is followed by a consonant and the letter e at the end of a word- Each of the five traditional vowel letters also represents a short, or unglided, vowel sound called short vowels- Short vowel sounds occur most frequently in a word or syllable that ends in a consonant or consonant cluster - R-controlled vowel sounds is when a vowel is followed by r and the r will influence the vowel sound. They are not long or short.will influence the vowel sound....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course ECE 4352 taught by Professor Kinard during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10