More Practice with the VCC and VCV Patterns
1. In words that contain the VCC pattern, the vowel is short. In words that contain the VCV pattern, the first vowel is long.
3. Sort the sixteen words into this matrix:
Words in which the stressed vowel is . . .
Words with the pattern VCC
Words with the pattern VCV
4. In the pattern VCC the vowel is short, and in the pattern VCV the first vowel is long.
The words that are scrambled up in this puzzle all contain either the VCC or the VCV pattern. To help you, we've marked the VCC or VCV pattern in each one: