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Phase 6 

Today we will look at what happens when you add _er or _est to a root word which has a short vowel (a, e, i, o, u) before the consonant:


hot - hotter - hottest

wet - wetter - wettest


Can you see what has happened to the final consonant?  Please work through the Powerpoint below and then add _er and _est to these words:


  • sad
  • wet
  • big
  • fit
  • thin
  • mad
  • hot


Add er est to Words with a short vowel + consonant

Mrs Willis's Group

Can you use PhonicsPlay and play Dragon's Den to read some words containing or, ur, and ar.  Here is the link to click on:


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