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First graders practice blending phonemes into words with emphasis on short vowel i. Through guided practice, 1st graders blend three letter/phoneme words together. Independently, they read a leveled deocdable reader containing the /i/ sound.
Students study how to blend the sounds together in words with the CVC form. They use letter cards and the books, "Tin Man Fix-It," and Dr. Seuss', Green Eggs and Ham. They work with /m/ words to blend the sounds together to read words. Finally, they practice reading a book aloud as the teacher listens.
First graders practice blending words with the consonant-vowel-consonant pattern. Given a card with a decodable word part, 1st graders add an initial consonant sound and blend the sounds to read the new word. They practice reading a story with decodable vowel-consonant-vowel pattern words.
Students put word cards together and use the word parts to create correct words. In this phonics lesson plan, students practice pronouncing consonant blends and vowel sounds, demonstrating an awareness of beginning, middle, and ending sounds in words.
First graders practice blending words with the initial consonant sound of /s/. After a review of phonemes, 1st graders blend ending pseudo word parts with the initial sound the letter S makes. They play a game that requires blending of the word parts with the initial /s/ sound.
Students blend sounds together to form consonant/vowel/consonant words to create their list.
In this initial blends worksheet, student play a domino and matching game with the initial blends and picture cards which have been printed and cut out. They play with the blends: bl, br, cl, cr, dr, fl, fr, gl, gr, pl, pr, sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, squ, st, str, sw, and tr.
In this blend worksheet, students read a set of words and circle those with l-blends, finish word chains, unscramble words, use words in sentences, and complete crosswords and graphic organizers.
Have your class explore the short /a/ sound. They will pronounce isolated consonant and short /a/ sounds and then blend the sounds to make a word.  An assessment sheet is provided.
Young scholars practice the key ingredient of blending consonants and vowels to become better fluent readers. This lesson develops the practice of blending with the use of cutouts of space ship flash cards and the book, "Green Eggs and Ham," by Dr. Seuss.
Second graders examine the process of blending phonemes in order to make words. They use the analogy of a roller coaster to make works first in a modeled lesson and then independently. They read a short book for the teacher as he/she notes any miscues.
In this ending blends worksheet, students circle words that end with consonant blends, complete a word puzzle, circle words beginning with nd, underline words ending in nt, complete sentences, and complete a graphic organizer, using given target words in sentences.
Your beginning readers will practice blending sounds with this hands-on activity! Each learner gets their own paper slide, cards with consonants, and cards with vowels. Then, after practicing as a class, they can blend consonant and vowel sounds to create CVC words! 
Students practice the strategies of phonics, blending, decoding and consonant and vowel usage to become better fluent readers. They experience a large picture of a water slide with steps leading to the top and the book, "Hop on Pop," by Dr. Seuss.
Students examine how blending sounds together helps them pronounce words. They look a flash cards with letters on them in order to blend the letter sounds together before listening to riddles that encourage them to blend letters into words. Finally, they complete a worksheet while working with a partner; drawing pictures of the words they read.
Use a poster picture of a slide to illustrate the blending of phonemes in words. First show your youngsters basic examples like cat and cap. Then have learners work in pairs to create some blends of their own! Provide words for them to work with. 
For this spelling unit worksheet, students review consonant blends and digraphs as they study the 48 words listed and complete a variety of activities using the words correctly.
First graders participate in a variety of activities that feature the consonant blend 'st'. They read "Stan the Squid" and "Stella Started for the Station", answer comprehension questions for the stories, manipulate beginning sounds and blends and identify 'st' in several words.
Young scholars are told that they are going to read and write words that end with a blend. They use letter sound cards as a visual aid to spell or transfer the word to paper. Students use words with a blend at the beginning of the word. They use words with a blend at both the beginning and end of the word.
First graders listen as the word "cat" is sounded out spreading out all the sounds contained. They discover the meaning of blending using the word "cat" and then changing the consonants to make new words. They then figure out new words on their own and read the book A Cat Nap using the decoding skills they just discovered.

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