Long ‘u’ Spelling Patterns Chart         

Magic e

u_e

2 vowels together

ui

2 vowels together 

ue

Vowel plus w

     ew      iew

u

by itself

At the end of a word.

In the middle of a syllable

Usually the last sound in a word

The last sound in a word or root word.

At the end of a syllable.

Cute

Mute

Ute

Use

Nuisance

Juice

Bruise

Suit

Suitcase

Recruit

hue

Argue

Sue

Cue

Issue

stew

View

New

Dew

Few

Knew

Pew

News

Newspaper

pu/pil

u/nicorn

Unicorns

Unicycle

Unicycles