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  1. The –er Ending in Two-Syllable Words

  2. The –er Ending Say the word playing. Replace the /ing/ sound with /er/. What is the new word? player

  3. The –er Ending Say the word catching. Replace the /ing/ sound with /er/. What is the new word? catcher

  4. The –er Ending player Notice that the er make one sound, which is /er/. This is the same sound that you hear in the middle of the word bird.

  5. The –er Ending Say the word catcher. How many syllables does it have? catch / er Which syllable has the er sound? The second syllable

  6. The –er Ending Say the word painter. How many syllables does it have? paint / er Which syllable has the er sound? The second syllable

  7. The –er Ending Say the word farmer. How many syllables does it have? farm / er Which syllable has the er sound? The second syllable

  8. The –er Ending Say the word reader. How many syllables does it have? read / er Which syllable has the er sound? The second syllable

  9. The –er Ending Say the word jumper. How many syllables does it have? jump / er Which syllable has the er sound? The second syllable

  10. The –er Ending In all of these words, the –er ending means “a person who does something.”

  11. The –er Ending What does the word player mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who plays.

  12. The –er Ending What does the word catcher mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who catches.

  13. The –er Ending What does the word painter mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who paints.

  14. The –er Ending What does the word farmer mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who farms.

  15. The –er Ending What does the word reader mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who reads.

  16. The –er Ending What does the word jumper mean? Take off the –er and look at the base word play. It must be a person who jumps.

  17. The –er Ending Read the word printer. How many syllables does it have? print / er Notice that it always breaks at the er.

  18. The –er Ending Read the word power. How many syllables does it have? pow / er

  19. The –er Ending Read the word blister. How many syllables does it have? blist / er

  20. The –er Ending Read the word cinder. How many syllables does it have? cind / er

  21. The –er Ending Read the word October. How many syllables does it have? Oc / to / ber

  22. The –er Ending Read the word toaster. How many syllables does it have? toast / er

  23. The –er Ending Read the word whenever. How many syllables does it have? when / ev / er

  24. The –er Ending Read the word butler. How many syllables does it have? but / ler

  25. The –er Ending • Copy the following words and divide them into syllables. section fraction contraction fracture pasture future • Tell your answers to a partner. • Complete practice book page 11.

  26. The –er Ending Read the following words out loud. trainer wister plipper metter rainter

  27. The –er Ending Read the following words out loud. tantrum drummer boastful computer cracker

  28. The –er Ending Read the following sentence out loud. She wanted to be a better trombone player, not a newspaper writer. Which words end in –er? Better, player, newspaper, and writer

  29. Your Turn • Turn your practice book to page 69.