Unit 4 focuses on the suffixes-s,-es,ed,ing. The students will learn the additional sounds that the suffix "ed" makes, and the suffixes -er ,-est , will be introduced.
The students will learn to categorize suffixes as vowel suffixes or consonant suffixes. Vowel suffixes begin with vowels and consonant suffixes begin with consonants.
The students will learn to isolate the identify and isolate the baseword or root word, in words that have suffixes. When they "tap out" words with suffixes, they will "tap out" and blend the baseword first then blend the word a second time with the addition of the word's suffix.
The vowel teams introduced in this unit are: oa,,oe,ow(ou),ow(long o),ou,oo,ue,ew.