A set of over 180 decodable sound button flashcards.
Use these sound button flashcards with younger students to help them break up words into individual phonemes.
Each list has a particular phonemic focus, as listed below.
- Red – words that contain the ‘ck’ digraph.
- Turquoise – words that contain the ‘ng’ digraph.
- Yellow – words that contain the digraphs ‘ai’ and ‘ay’ and the split ‘a_e’ digraph.
- Lilac – words that contain the digraphs ‘ee’ and ‘ea’.
- Orange – words that contain grapheme ‘y’, the digraph ‘igh’, and the split digraph ‘i_e’.
- Light Pink – words that contain the grapheme ‘o’, the digraph ‘oa’, and the split digraph ‘o_e’.
- Light Green – words that contain the grapheme ‘f’ and the digraph ‘ff’.
- Brown – words that contain the grapheme ‘l’ and the digraph ‘ll’.
- Magenta – words that contain the digraphs ‘oi’ and ‘oy’.
- Light Blue – words that contain the digraphs ‘ow’ and ‘ou’.
- Teal – words that contain the digraphs ‘ur’, ‘ir’ and ‘er’.
- Dark Green – words that contain the digraph ‘ar’.
- Fuchsia – words that contain the digraphs ‘ew’ and ‘ue’ and the split ‘u_e’ digraph.
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.
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Australian Curriculum alignment
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Orally manipulate more complex sounds in spoken words through knowledge of blending and segmenting sounds, phoneme deletion and substitution in combination with use of letters in reading and writingElaborationsblending and segmenting sounds in words,...
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 âandâ, âmyâ, â...
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...
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...
Use most letter-sound matches including vowel digraphs, less common long vowel patterns, letter clusters and silent letters when reading and writing words of one or more syllableElaborationsrecognising when some letters are silent, for example â...
Understand that a sound can be represented by various letter combinationsElaborationsrecognising sounds that can be produced by different letters, for example the long âaâ sound in âwaitâ, âstayâ, âableâ and â...
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