This package by Ruth Rumack contains 4 printable activities for each of the four digraphs (TH, SH, CH, WH) that allow students to practice discriminating, reading and spelling words containing digraphs at the beginning or end of each word (with the exception of WH, where it is only found at the beginning of words).
The activities include the following:
- An 11"x17" Beginning/Ending Sound Sorting Mat with image cards (for TH, SH, and CH only)
- Word Frames: Students spell a word from a picture cue
- Fill in the Blanks: Students use cloze procedure to complete sentences, using a word bank. All words in the sentences are Dolch words or decodable words with short vowels.
- Word Search: Students search for decodable words containing the digraph at either the beginning or end of the word (For WH the digraph is in the beginning of the word only.
All pictures are photos and are clearly identifiable.
It also includes 4 culminating games and activities for all four digraphs, as well as suggestions for supplementary large group, small group, and at-home games.
At-home games are kinesthetic and promote phonological awareness.