Warning: when your student gets wind of the fact that ph sounds like f, he might freak out. He might even insist that you are wrong. The younger the
Yes, today we're teaching ai as in rain. This is one of many ways of spelling the long-a sound. Here's the binder card:
There are two different th digraphs, a soft sound and a hard sound. If you recall, a hard sound is vocalized while a soft sound is not.
This is the "special" ch sound. I call it special because this is the ch sound that isn't duplicated anywhere else -- when these letters are together,
I think it is great fun that we are not entering the world of strangely spelled sounds. This means our students are becoming more experienced in their
This was weird. I didn't realize until today that I never taught this digraph to my older daughter. I guess she just figured it out, and I never