Long E Sound

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The long E sound is a lax sound made toward the front of the mouth.

Common spellings and words pronounced the Long E are:

 

ea

ee

e

ie

ete

each

meek

he

piece

mete

peach

meet

she

niece

 

reach

feet

me

 

 

heat

beet

we

 

 

meat

peet

be

 

 

sea

sheet

 

 

 

flea

see

 

 

 

pea

tree

 

 

 

tea

three

 

 

 

peace

bee

 

 

 

speak

knee

 

 

 

freak

fleece

 

 

 

leak

 

 

 

 



Sentences:

1. Itís easy to eat three peaches.
2. He likes to bend down and reach his feet.
3. My niece ate a piece of cake under the tree.
4. For dinner, we had some peas, beets, a salad and meat.
5. Nobody likes to be stung by bees.
6. There was a small leak under the kitchen sink.
7. They enjoy sitting down and having some tea together every day.
8. Most lambs have a soft fleece.
9. Most of us want peace in the world.
10. She really loves her niece.
11. Our neighbor planted a new tree in his front yard.
12. My daughterís growing, but she still canít reach the cookies.
13. Many people believe that the meek will inherit the earth.
 



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