A consonant blend is when two or more consonants are blended together, but each sound may be heard in the blend. The most common beginning consonant blends include: cl ,nd, sl, sm, and st,
A consonant digraph, two consonants stand together to represent a single sound. The most common consonant digraphs are: sh, ch, th, ck.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Blends and Diagraphs
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