This is a rarer letter combination — there are only a few words that use it. But still, we need to teach it! These little rules are part of mastering reading in English, of course.
Please note that this is not the long-u sound. There is a subtle difference. These words make the oo sound. The long-u sound says U’s name, as in words like mule or hue. We will introduce that sound later on.
Here is the binder card:
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