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Study the word list: Double letters before le -short vowel sound

Remember to count back 3 and split words ending with le. You need a double consonant before the le if the vowel is short (to make a closed syllable, eg. rab/ bit with a short a sound (vowel is closed in at end of syllable) and NOT spelt ra/bit (syllable ends with vowel so will make its long sound).

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bubble
There was a bubble of soap floating through the kitchen.
dazzle
Car lights can dazzle drivers at night.
poodle
Her first dog was a poodle.
beetle
We saw a large beetle fly by today.
people
China is the country with the most people.
marble
In the churchyard there was a marble tomb.
giggle

juggle
This entertainer can juggle with six balls.
squiggle
She signed her name with a squiggle.
puddle
Small children like to stamp in a puddle.
humble
The man was very pretentious and not at all humble. *
title
Title given to Jesus of Nazareth. *
wriggle
The cave explorers had to wriggle through the tunnel.
wobble
Lucy made the jelly wobble! *
muddle
Everyone was in a muddle as the question was too difficult. *
eagle
The eagle preys on small animals.
apple
The apple is ripe so pick it.
gobble
The boy gobbled the pizza in one big bite. *
noodle
I like soya sauce on my noodles.
steeple

This public word list was created by a Spellzone user: St John's College.

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