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Decodable Sound Button Flashcards – Set 1

PDF, PowerPoint, Word | 14 pages|Grades: F - 1

A set of over 100 decodable sound button flashcards.

Use these sound button flashcards with younger students to help them break up words into individual phonemes.

These lists have been carefully constructed so that they gradually get harder.

  • Purple – words that contain the following letters – satpin.
  • Light Blue – words that contain the above plus the following letters – mdgock.
  • Pink – words that contain the above plus the following letters – erubhfl.
  • Dark Blue – words that contain the above plus the following letters – jwvxyzq.
  • Red – words that contain all single letter phonemes plus the digraph ‘sh’.
  • Yellow – words that contain all single letter phonemes plus the digraph ‘ch’.
  • Green – words that contain all single letter phonemes plus the digraph ‘wh’.
  • Brown – words that contain all single letter phonemes plus the digraph ‘th’.

This resource is available to download in Microsoft Word so you can add your own words to suit your students’ levels. The dots and dashes are individual images that can be copied and pasted to the required position underneath any words added.

The resource is also available to download in Microsoft PowerPoint. An editable slide has been included at the end of each set of words so you can add additional words. The dots and dashes are individual images that can be copied and pasted to the required position underneath any words added.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1458

    Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of letters and sounds to write words with short vowels, for example ‘man’, ...

  • ACELA1817

    Know how to read and write some high-frequency words and other familiar wordsElaborationsknowing how to write some high-frequency words recognised in shared texts and texts being read independently, for example ‘and’, ‘my’, ‘...

  • ACELA1819

    Segment sentences into individual words and orally blend and segment onset and rime in single syllable spoken words, and isolate, blend and manipulate phonemes in single syllable words Elaborations  identifying and manipulating sounds (phone...

  • ACELA1822

    Segment consonant blends or clusters into separate phonemes at the beginnings and ends of one syllable words Elaborations saying sounds in order for a given spoken word, for example 's-p-oo-n' and 'f-i-s-t' (Skills: Literacy) segmenting bl...

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Ashlea Hope

It would be awesome to see this resource extended to include vowel digraphs, diphthongs and multisyllabic words to support students working beyond these sounds.

Ashlea Hope · Jul 5th, 2021

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hi Ashlea, thanks so much for your suggestion! Feel free to pop in a resource suggestion following this link – https://www.teachstarter.com/suggest-a-resource/?resource_type=resource.

Holly (Teach Starter) · Jul 7th, 2021

Resource Updates

  • An editable PowerPoint template has been added to the download options.

    Addition by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Jul 1st, 2021

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