Syllables: vowel and consonant patterns

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Look back at the words in the answer table above.

Do all the short vowel words have two consonants between the vowel? YES
Do all the long vowel words have just one consonant between the vowels? YES

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Unit 8: Syllables: vowel and consonant patterns

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