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Consonant Digraphs 1

In this worksheet, students will revise some sounds. The student will read different consonant digraphs and look at how these sounds are spelled.

'Consonant Digraphs 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:  Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The alphabet is made up of 26 letters. Here they are:

 

Some of these letters are called vowels:

Aa Ee   Ii   Oo Uu

 

The rest are called consonants:

Bb Cc Dd
Ff Gg Hh
Jj Kk Ll
Mm Nn Pp
Qq Rr Ss
Tt Vv Ww
Xx Yy Zz

 

Consonant digraphs are two consonants that join to make a single sound (phoneme). 

Listen to these consonant digraphs.

 

ch
sh
th
ph
wh

 

Listen carefully - you cannot hear each letter.  

Learning these sounds will help you read and spell.

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

sh

ch

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

th

sh

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

f

ph

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

wh

w

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

shell

chell

Look at this picture.

What are they?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

ships

chips

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

fish

duck

Look at this picture.

 

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

box

bath

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

weel

wheel

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

dolfin

dolphin

  • Question 1

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
  • Question 2

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

CORRECT ANSWER
th
  • Question 3

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

CORRECT ANSWER
ph
EDDIE SAYS
These two graphemes make the same sound but a digraph has two letters to make the sound.
  • Question 4

Listen to this sound.

Which digraph makes this sound?

CORRECT ANSWER
wh
EDDIE SAYS
These two graphemes make the same sound but a digraph has two letters to make the sound.
  • Question 5

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
shell
EDDIE SAYS
The word shell starts with a 'sh' digraph.
  • Question 6

Look at this picture.

What are they?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
chips
EDDIE SAYS
The word chips starts with a 'ch' digraph.
  • Question 7

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
fish
EDDIE SAYS
Digraphs can come at the end of words too.
This time 'sh' is at the end.
  • Question 8

Look at this picture.

 

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
bath
EDDIE SAYS
Digraphs can come at the end of words too.
This time 'th' is at the end.
  • Question 9

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
wheel
EDDIE SAYS
Remember, a digraph is made up of two letters.
  • Question 10

Look at this picture.

What is it?

Read the words below and tick the correct one.

CORRECT ANSWER
dolphin
EDDIE SAYS
This time the consonant digraph is in the middle of the word.
Remember a digraph is made up of two letters.
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