Sometimes, w is quiet. He’s so very quiet, you can’t hear him at all. Let’s make a chart to practice some of our silent-w words:
Your students may have already learned some of these words as sight words, but in terms of better understanding English, it helps for them to make the connection–to see it on a card–that there is a rule, that sometimes w is quiet.
With the word two, at some point you will also want to spell out all of the words that sound like this (to, too, and two) and explain the differences in meaning and how the different spellings help us know what someone means. We always know that two means a number, no matter what. And so on.
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