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Phonics Patterns

Decodable — The Bent Tent

Use this decodable text to give students practice reading closed-syllable words with ending blends '-nt', '-sk', '-st', '-lp', '-mp', '-ft', and '-xt', like in tent, help, and jump. Skilled readers will learn to recognize ending blends as two consecutive letters that follow a vowel. Although the two letters in the blend represent their own sounds, the reader will blend and read the sounds as one unit. For example, the ending blend '-nt' in the word tent represents the sounds of both 'n' and 't', but we blend the letter sounds together.

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