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118 i and eh jeff and steve

Jeff & Steve

Jeff and Steve both like to eat, but they have different tastes in food! Students practice reading and reproducing words with the short and long e sounds (/ɛ/ and /i/).

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • how to make the /ɛ/ sound
  • how to make the /i/ sound
  • spelling
  • read the story
  • listen to the story
  • questions
Vocabulary
  • eat
  • meat
  • cheesy
  • pizza
  • pepperoni
  • vegetables
  • veggie
  • egg
  • omelette
  • extra
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • The /ɛ/ Sound

  • The /i/ sound

  • Listen & Repeat

  • See & Spell

  • Spelling Note

  • Predict the Story

  • Read & Listen

  • Read Aloud

  • Questions

  • Listen & Type