34 pages targeting automatic recognition of initial consonant blends, digraphs, and trigraphs (ex. bl, st, ch, shr) to build reading fluency and spelling accuracy.
Activity's language is parent-friendly so that teachers, volunteers, parents, or anyone else who works with a student can easily understand the activity plan, helpful hints, and importance of skill acquisition.
See-Read-Repeat helps students orally recognize consonant cluster sounds when presented with flashcards of consonant blend/digraph/trigraph letters. Racing against the timer will motivate children to build accuracy as they quickly roll through the card stack.
Pick(ture) the Sound is a fun game for students to practice listening to words called and isolating the initial consonant combo to win card pairs.
Sound Crowns is the ultimate play on the popular game HedBandz. Put on the Sound Crown, select a picture card, and start asking questions to guess which consonant blend/digraph/trigraph word you may be wearing. Kids LOVE this game!
Write & Highlight pages give students the opportunity to practice blend/digraph/trigraph identification by filling in incomplete words with appropriate blend/digraph/trigraph when provided with familiar pictures.
This or That? practice page asks students to categorize blends vs. digraphs/trigraphs while Creative with Consonant Combos has students write a sentence using a consonant cluster and illustrate.
* Please note that these activities are intended to be used AFTER initial instruction on blends/digraphs/trigraphs has occured. It may be appropriate to add blend/digraph/trigraph cards to the games as they are covered in instruction.
If you're looking for MORE PRACTICE with blends: check out my Let’s Play L Blended Games