# 2.1: Another Matrix with VCV and VCC

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## Another Matrix with VCV and VCC

1. Listen carefully to the long and short vowel sounds in the following words. Then mark the first vowel letter in each word with a <v> and the next two letters after that with either <v> or <c>:

famousthinkdancesystemrulebackfinesttunawhilebottlesisterlonghugewhichcubethesehomemusicregionsimple\begin{align*}& \text{famous} && \text{back} && \text{sister} && \text{these} \\ & \text{think} && \text{finest} && \text{long} && \text{home} \\ & \text{dance} && \text{tuna} && \text{huge} && \text{music} \\ & \text{system} && \text{while} && \text{which} && \text{region} \\ & \text{rule} && \text{bottle} && \text{cube} && \text{simple}\end{align*}

2. Sort the words into these two groups:

3. Now sort the words into this matrix:

4. In the pattern VCC the vowel is ________, but in the pattern VCV the first vowel is ________.

5. The long vowel sounds are ________, ________, ________, ________, ________, and ________.

6. The short vowel sound are ________, ________, ________, ________, ________, and ________.

7. The four letters that are always vowels are _______, _______, _______, and _______.

8. Three letters that are sometimes vowels, sometimes consonants are _______, _______, and _______.

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