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Open Syllables
Open syllables...

*Have only one vowel

*Make the long sound

*Can be combined with other syllables to make multisyllabic words

Examples:
Single Syllable Words
she
my
go
hi

Multisyllabic Words
acorn
behind
eject
hotel

Y as a Vowel
That pesky letter y likes to be a sound thief!
When y is found at the end of an single open syllable he makes the long i sound.
y= long i
my
shy
cry
dry
When y is at the end of a multisyllabic word he makes the long e sound and is NEVER alone
y=long e
puppy
hungry
mommy
daddy
fluffy
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