Learning digraphs and beginning blends doesn’t have to be tricky! Phonics word mapping helps your students connect sounds to letters. These digraphs and blends practice worksheets include a variety of ways to work with beginning and ending digraphs and beginning blends.
These I Know Digraphs and Blends Words worksheets are aligned with research from the science of reading and based on best practices.
All words included follow these patterns: CCVC, CVCC, CCVCe, CCVCC. There are no vowel teams or diphthongs included.
How to use these digraphs and blends worksheets:
- Students will say the word.
- They will tap the sounds in the word.
- They will map the words, using their finger to “push” the sounds up into the sound boxes.
- They will map the word, writing a phoneme in each sound box. If multiple letters make a sound, they will share a sound box (b – ea – ch).
- They will write the words.
- They will use the letter tiles to build the words.
- They will write a sentence and illustrate.
This set covers the following digraphs and beginning blends:
- Beginning sh worksheets
- Beginning ch worksheets
- Beginning th worksheets
- Beginning wh worksheets
- Beginning kn worksheets
- Beginning wr worksheets
- Beginning qu worksheets
- Ending th worksheets
- Ending sh worksheets
- Ending ck worksheets
- Ending ch worksheets
- Ending ng worksheets
- L blends worksheets
- R blends worksheets
- S blends worksheets
How can I use these digraphs and blends word worksheets in the classroom? You can use these digraphs and beginning blends worksheets as independent practice, as a small group warm up, as a follow up to your phonics lessons, or as morning work!