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Beginning Consonant Sounds
Young readers practice their beginning consonant sounds. Solid worksheets prompt learners to practice their consonant in fun ways. These worksheets use Clifford the Big Red Dog as a theme, and give the kids excellent and colorful practice.
Beginning Consonant Sounds
Readers practice reading words with the same letter sound to connect those letters and sounds. They recognize beginning consonant sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words. They also construct a story by actively choosing words, use picture clues to aid comprehension, and match beginning consonant sounds.
First graders practice with beginning consonant sounds, including identifying initial consonants and matching letter sounds to their corresponding letters. They recognize beginning consonant sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words.
Consonance and Dissonance Activities
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the teacher, then via recording. The concepts are then applied as they compose a piece using both consonant and dissonant tones. Suggestions are included for every grade.
Phonics Instructional Routine: Read and Write Words with Consonant Digraphs
Use consonant digraphs to introduce learners to word patterns and high frequency words. They observe a chart with the digraphs /sh/, /ch/, /th/, and /wh/. After listening to each of these phonemes, scholars watch as the teacher categorizes single-syllable words into the chart based on their initial digraphs. Scaffolding is key here; once kids have watched and listened, they practice in a guided setting. The chart and words are provided for printing, but consider projecting them for demonstration.
New! Alliteration, Consonance, and Assonance in Poetry
Three poems, “Under the Mangoes” by Jacqueline Bishop, Eleanor Wilner’s “What It Hinges On,” and Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” provide the text for an examination of alliteration, consonance, and assonance. After reading the definition of these terms, class members search for examples in the provided poems.
Review Initial Consonants: Which One Doesn't Belong?
Young readers gain practice in identifying initial consonant sounds. They practice correctly using the /f/, /b/, /m/, /d/, and /r/ consonants. After a teacher-led discussion, pupils complete two worksheets embedded in the plan, which give them further practice. They must circle the pictures that begin with the consonants listed above. Good, basic practice for emerging readers.
Vowels and Consonants on the Farm
In this reading worksheet, students discover the vowel and consonant pattern in the following six words: pig, cat, dog, hen, and sun. Students write their pattern in a chart.
Consonants, Colors and Pictures Gymnastics
Learners practice with consonants. In this writing lesson, students complete a variety of activities practicing consonants including naming consonants, producing the sound of consonants and identifying the color used for the consonant.
Explore the concept of initial consonant sounds with emergent readers. They read words and recognize the initial consonant sounds. They also use picture clues to enhance their comprehension and match initial sounds.
Phonics Lesson- Consonant Blends
Students practice reading words with the consonant blend -ft. For this phonics lesson, students play a memory game and decode various words with the -ft ending.
Initial Consonant Activity
Bingo is a super fun game and can be used to reinforce a vast number of recognition skills. These bingo cards are prepared by constructing nine squares, each delineated with raised Wikki Stix or gluedyarn and containing a braille letter. You say a word, and the kids locate and cover the square that houses the correct initial consonant sound. The person who covers all nine squares first, wins. Tip: This activity focuses on identifying the initial consonant sound, but could be modified for use with ending sounds, vowel sounds, or numbers.
Pronunciation of Final Consonants
Students in ESOL classes discover how to recognize and pronounce final consonant sounds. With partners, they read passages aloud and practice the correct pronunciation. Students emphasize pronouncing the final consonant and attempt to duplicate the sound demonstrated by the teacher.
Vowel, Consonant, Vowel Your Way to Better Reading
Second graders decode sounds and words. In this reading skills activity, 2nd graders listen to a lecture regarding the vowel, consonant, vowel and vowel, consonant, consonant, vowel pattern found in several words. Students practice breaking words into syllables to read.
The Blending Slide Sounding-out Consonant / Vowel / Consonant (CVC) Words
Learners blend sounds together to form consonant/vowel/consonant words to create their list.
Consonant Blends and Diphthongs
In this consonant blends and diphthongs worksheet, students 21 question that require them to record the consonant clusters they hear when they say the words. Students also 14 questions that require them to record rhyming diphthongs.
Beginning Consonant Sounds
Students recognize beginning consonant sounds through use of Clifford books. In this Clifford lesson, students participate in a Clifford interactive story and in Clifford Sound Match activity.
Vocabulary Building: 2 Consonant Rule
In this consonant rule vocabulary worksheet, students write the new words as "definition clues" are given by the teacher, unscramble the new words, and use words in sentences that show meaning. Worksheet has 4 sets of 7 words each, same activities for all sets. Link given for "definition clues."
Word Search: Phonics: Double Letter Consonants ending with "-le"
In this double letter consonants worksheet, students solve a puzzle, finding a set of words with double consonants ending with "le." An answer key is included.
Decoding Made Easy
A lesson on decoding skills is here for you. In it, young readers work hard to learn all of their consonant and vowel sounds and how to manipulate those sounds to read different words. The lesson may have been written by a speech teacher, because the techniques presented are very specific to that type of training. Shaving cream, colored markers, and attention to the shape of the mouth and vibrations in the throat are all utilized. A valuable lesson for any teacher who needs to help their struggling readers.