R Controlled Vowels. Megan Lynch. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. R. A pirate says… . - ar , - er , - ir , -or, - u r. When the letter r comes after a vowel, it changes the sound that the vowel makes. EXAMPLES. r Controlled Vowels. p et n ut h op l ip
R Controlled Vowels Megan Lynch
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R A pirate says…
-ar, -er, -ir, -or, -ur When the letter r comes after a vowel, it changes the sound that the vowel makes.
EXAMPLES r Controlled Vowels pet nut hop lip cat her burn corn shirt car Short Vowels
ar words The sound of ‘ar’ as in car. lark park shark stark remark are bar car far jar scar dark mark tar star art
1. Let’s go in the large yard in the dark. We can play cards as the dog barks. 2. Please don’t charge us for looking at the stars so far away in the sky. 3. It was very hard to open in the jar in the car when we were driving to the bar. At least I didn’t get a scar.
er words The sound of ‘er’ as in taller. better hammer spider power mother her easier earlier older fern nerve swerve longer taller germ term taller shorter
1. My mother is taller than my father, but my mother is scared of spiders. 2. My sister gave me an older flower. My brother hit the flower with a hammer and all his power. He is such a jerk! 3. Avoid germs or you will swerve around her while she has a stern face.
ir words The sound of ‘ir’ as in bird. bird birth fir stir whirl third flirt dirt girth shirt squirt skirt girl smirk shirk quirky
1. The third bird in line tried to stir the worm. So the birth of the whirl was made from the stirring of the worm. 2. The skirt on the fir tree fell in the dirt because it had a lot of girth. 3. Yes sir, I did smirk at the quirky squirt in the room with the shirt.
or words The sound of ‘or’ as in fork. cork fork pork born corn thorn porch torch sword dorm storm form chord cord worn torn
1. I was on the porch with the torch holding a short piece of corn, torn from the stork. 2. Why was I born with a short thorn on my toe in the storm that scorched the car? 3. I don’t ever put pork on a fork when he sorts the swords at the fort.
ur words The sound of ‘ur’ as in burnt. fur blur spur curl curb burn turn churn curse purse nurse hurt blurt spurt suburb hurl burnt toast
1. The girl will curl her hair but not hurl at the sight of the curb in the suburb. 2. The curt nurse would like to put a curse on the fur purse that blurts out rude words. 3. Take a turn close to the burnt spur on the churned road.
ar words The sound of ‘air’ as in stareand fair bare dare care glare fair share tear square pair pear stare share beware prepare