This resource includes three fun and engaging activities to help your students practice spelling and building words with beginning and ending digraphs th, sh, ch, and wh. The activities focus on CCVC, CVCC, and CCVCe words and work well as center activities for first and second graders.
Students will build the following words: fish, ship, shut, shake, wash, dish, bush, cash, rash, brush, wish, chip, chest, chimp, chat, chin, chalk, inch, thin, moth, math, sloth, path, bath, thud, white, whip, whiff, whale, whisk, which, whine
The following activities are included:
: Students look at the picture and match the digraph and word ending or beginning to build the word. Several recording sheet options included. Cut the puzzles into all three parts, or differentiate by cutting away only the digraphs. If you do not wish to use the recording sheet, you can make this activity self-checking by writing the word on the back of the card.
Digraph See, Build, Write Cut and Paste Printables
: Students cut and paste letters from the bottom of the page to build a word matching the picture shown and write the word. Each printable page contains three words to build and write. Four unique pages are included. Just print and go!
Digraph Word Building Mats
: Students take a half-page card, look at the picture, and build the word. Sound boxes are provided. Magnet letters work well for this activity, but it can also be done as a write-and-wipe activity using dry erase markers on laminated cards. Several recording sheet options are included. Again, if you do not wish to use the recording sheet, you can make this activity self-checking by writing the word on the back of the card. I recommend going over the pictures as a whole group before doing this as an independent center activity.
***This product was revised in July 2017.
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