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IE Stories: Strengthen your spelling, grammar and reading skills

IE Stories is an awesome book of rhymes that can strengthen your spelling, grammar and reading skills fast. This book explores a number of words with IE used differently in several short stories.

Readers see IE at the end of words as in “genie” and tie”. It is seen as past tense as in “cried” and “fried”. Readers see an entire story with IE used as plural as in “pies” and “fries”. Third person singular is explored with “cries” and “dies”. And, they see words turned into the familiar pet names as in “sweetie” and “doggie”.

This fun book of IE stories is useful for story time, spelling improvement classes, poetry sessions, phonological and phonemic awareness lessons, reading intervention programmes, adult literacy classes, and English as a second language classes. Stories are entertaining and suitable for anyone who enjoys rhymes.

Words with IE in them are displayed in full bloom in this exciting and entertaining book of short stories with colourful illustrations for readers to grasp the concept of words with the same rimes and the different sounds letters make with the presence of other letters.

CLICK HERE to Improve Spelling and Reading Skills with IE STORIES book filled with words that include IE.

IE Stories

IE Stories book for improving spelling and reading

Children of all ages will see and hear the words “tie”, “cookie”, “science” and “pier” in one book and learn that the vowel sounds in all these words do not sound the same even though they look the same.

The IE Stories book comes in both e-book and paperback formats for your pleasure. It is one of a series of fun books that are having a spelling party on the inside.

About IE Stories

The author of IE Stories is Joyanne James and publisher is Culturama Publishing Company. It was launched in December 2022 as part of a 10-book series called Improve Spelling and Reading Skills on Amazon. There are also AI Stories, EA Stories, EE Stories, EI Stories, EY Stories, OA Stories, OO Stories, OU Stories and OW Stories that are all having their own fun with words.

IE Stories is educational material that supports articles on phonics found on Study Zone Institute. The website offers students, parents and teachers – instructions, word lists, posters and videos to help improve spelling skills, understand rime and rhyme, sharpen phonological and phonemic awareness, decode faster and read fluently.

IE in the word list

Use the word list below at home or in the classroom. Create posters, flashcards, write poems or use for journaling.


die, lie, tie, pie, calorie, cookie, movie, beanie, hippie, junkie, genie, siege, shriek, eerie, smoothie

auntie, cutie, foodie, hoodie, bootie, baddie, goalie, birdie, weenie, bookie, hottie, veggie, softie, oldie, dearie, techie, doggie


cried, fried, tried, died, lied, spied, shied, studied, varied, married, applied


grief, brief, chief, kerchief, mischief, thief, relief, belief


science, ambience, hygiene, client, conscience, ancient, deficient, deficiency, efficient, sufficient

friend, fiend, alien, patient, patience, obedient, nutrient, ambient, audience, client


tier, pier, plier, pierce, flier, fiery, fierce, glacier, courier, barrier, soldier, carrier, premier, pacifier


cries, dies, flies, fiesta, kiddies, fries, lies, pies, patties, cookies, skies, ties, spies, priest, diesel, series, species, rabies


diet, quiet, anxiety, society, variety


preview, review, interview, viewpoint


niece, piece, masterpiece, centrepiece, earpiece, showpiece, headpiece, timepiece


field, shield, yield, wield


achieve, believe, grieve, relieve, retrieve, sieve

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