Exposure to high frequency variant vowels is beneficial.
& BLENDING VARIANT VOWEL WORD FAMILIES &
Word families for 15 commonly used variant
vowels are included. Students blend initial sounds to 35 bases,
reading the 255 words formed.
Once students are familiar with the word families,
they are ready for the 12 sets of scrambled sentences. These are
the same format as the SLV sentences, except that they have words
with variant vowel phonemes (underlined to alert students).