Looking for engaging hands-on Kn Digraph Activities for your phonics teaching program? Then check these out! You’ll also get a quick guide to explain what digraphs are and how to teach them to your kids!
So what is a Digraph?
- A digraph is a combination of two letters that make a single sound like ch in chick or watch.
- Digraph sounds are different to the individual sounds of the letters. They cannot be sounded out, which means they need some explicit teaching or they can hinder student reading fluency.
- They can be made up of vowels or consonants and are taught as part of phonics programs in Kindergarten, Reception, Preps and First Grade.
- They are not found just at the beginning of words, they can also be in the middle or make the final sound in words too.
- They are often confused with ‘Blends’- Digraphs are not blends because each sound of the 2 letters can still be heard.
- There is no ‘Ch’ blend- other blends include: bl, br, cl, cr, dr, fl, fr, gl, gr, pl, pr, sc, sl, sm, sp, st, tr
We have put together a stack of teaching resources for you. They are organised into Beginning Kn activities, notice there are no ending kn digraph activities.
Here’s a list of the words used in our resources
Beginning Kn- Digraph Teaching Resources
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