A consonant blend is when two or more consonants are blended together, but each sound may be heard in the blend.
Ending consonant blends are a blend of consonants at the end of a word.
Best, crisp, risk etc. are words with final consonant blends or ending blends. You can see that blends st, sp, sk etc. appear at the end of a word. Ending blends can be challenging to decode because the match between the spoken and written forms is not perfect.
I will be sharing flashcards for sp, sk and st blend words.
These flashcards can also be used with dyslexic children to practice reading one-syllable sp. sk and st words. These flashcards can add fun to your lessons. These flashcards can also be used when revisiting the sounds.
-st is an ending consonant blend or cluster. In this pack there are 20 st words flashcards. The st words are accompanied with pictures. These flashcards are also a great way to enhance your child’s vocabulary.
All the words used in these flashcards are short vowel words with a single syllable.
There are 6 cards on each of the 7 A4 sheets. You will need to print these sheets and cut them into cards. Print these picture cards on card stock and laminate them for durability. These flashcards can be used for a long time if they are laminated.
For -ng and -nk ending sound flashcards, go here.
I have also prepared an ending sound jellybeans sort game for our little learners. Is there a better way to teach children than games and activities?
There are limited short vowel words ending with -sp but I tried to include as many as I could.
This pack also includes initial consonant blend words like flask, crisps, frost etc. I usually have the children sort out the -sp, -sk and -st words and then write them down in the notebook.
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