Initial Consonant Blends - L Blends - R Blends - Beginning Blends Activities

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  1. Help your students master blends and digraphs with these differentiated worksheets and practice activities. Your students will work on reading and spelling L blends (cl, fl, gl, pl, sl), R blends (br, cr, dr, gr, pr, tr) and the following digraphs - sh, ch, th, wh, and ph. Learning to read and spell
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Reading beginning consonant blends can be difficult with students. Now you can grab everything you need with this Initial Consonant Blends resource for L Blends and R Blends. Helping your students master these commonly found consonant blends will help them improve their reading fluency, reading comprehension, spelling and writing. The no prep activities in this resource will help you focus on beginning L blends like bl, pl, gl, fl, cl and sl. You also have resources that focus on beginning R blends like pr, be, dr, tr, cr and gr. This differentiated resource includes over 40 pages of initial consonant blends practice at three different levels. This will help you quickly and easily provide just the right activity for each student. This Initial Consonant Blends Packet also includes a pre-assessment and post assessment, projectable teaching resources for your phonics lessons, cumulative review and record-keeping! While this was designed for first grade, it can also be easily used with kindergarten and second grades. Make sure to view the Preview for more details on this resource.

This Initial Consonant Blends packet for Beginning L Blends and R Blends includes:

  • Projectable Teaching Resources
  • No Prep Printables for L Blends
  • No Prep Printables for R Blends
  • 3 Levels of Activities for easy differentiation
  • Pre-Assessment
  • Post Assessment
  • Review Activities
  • Data Tracking

Tiered Activities include:

  • Name that Blend (record just the initial blend)
  • Spell that Blend (using elkonin sound boxes)
  • Use that Blend (in a sentence)

This Beginning Consonant Blends packet includes the following L Blends:

  • bl
  • pl
  • gl
  • fl
  • cl
  • sl

This Beginning Consonant Blends packet includes the following R Blends:

  • pr
  • br
  • dr
  • tr
  • cr
  • gr

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⭐ Love that these activities are differentiated and simple to grab when I need a specific practice page for a phonics lesson. Way to go!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.


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