Consonant Digraphs - Phonics and Vocabulary Riddle Activities
This set of consonant digraph riddle cards & activities will help your students as they use phonics knowledge to practice words that begin with ch-, sh-, th-, and wh-, and will expand your students' vocabulary and listening skills, too! A fun supplement to your science of reading lessons!
Solving riddles with your class is a great opportunity to model identifying key details, inferring, and drawing conclusions, comprehension skills that they'll apply as they read across the curriculum.
Here's what this consonant digraph resource includes!
The set includes these activities for both whole class and small group/center use.
✅ 24 riddle cards with coordinating answer cards
✅ A Read the Room recording sheet and answer key
✅ A list of all of the words included, to use as an “extra support” page for the Read
the Room activity
✅ An easy prep one page Consonant Digraph Four-in-a-Row Game (no cards!) for
additional practice with partners or in literacy centers
Here are some ideas for using this phonics and vocabulary resource!
✅ As you teach each consonant digraph, conclude your lesson with a few riddles.
Read them to your class to improve skills in active listening or display them on
your interactive board to allow for rereading.
✅ Use a few riddle cards to review after you've taught all the digraphs.
✅ Put the cards in your collection of challenge work for fast finishers.
✅ The digraph four-in-a row game is ideal for extra practice in RTI literacy
✅ Use the board game as a literacy center activity.
✅ SLPs use these for targeted speech sounds.
✅ Are you tutoring? The riddle cards and game are both great activities for early
Here's what teachers like you have said about this phonics and vocabulary resource!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fiona said, "A different way of getting students to think about how words are spelt and what the words mean."
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Meredith said, "The kids love when I include these riddles in with our morning meeting slides!"
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Donna said, "Student loved this activity! Just the right amount of reading and riddles make things so much more fun."
This resource supports CCSS 1.RFS.3a and 2.RL.1.
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