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Unit 4: Spelling the consonant digraphs, part 1

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Unit 4: Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1

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Spelling the /w/ sound: w or wh?

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Rule breakers break the spelling rule Some words need wh even though there is no /w/ sound.

The w is a silent letter and the first sound you hear is /h/:

who whom whose whoever
whole wholly wholemeal wholegrain

See Unit 22 for more on words with silent letters.

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The Spellzone interactive course is intended to be used online and may not be printed.

"Spellzone fits in beautifully with our Scope and Sequence of Phonological Awareness and Spelling. It also aligns perfectly with the four areas of spelling knowledge and uses the Brain, Ears, Eyes approach to learning spelling."
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