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Monster Mash Grapheme Sorting Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 39 pages | Years: 1 - 4

A small group or individual sorting activity to consolidate the concept of different graphemes.

This teaching resource includes:

  • 12 x different monster feeding posters
    • ch
    • th
    • sh
    • wh
    • ar
    • ck
    • wr
    • ph
    • ng
    • ai
    • qu
    • air
  • 1 x blank monster template
  • 12 x 10 word flashcards
  • 12 x 5 picture flashcards
  • 1 x blank flashcard template

How to use this phonics game/activity:

  1. Print and laminate each of the monster posters.
  2. Print, laminate and cut out the flashcards for sorting.
  3. Pick the graphemes you want to focus on and have students sort the words into the monster’s mouths.


  • 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’, ...

  • ACELA1471

    Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of known words to spell unknown words, for example using the word ‘...

  • ACELA1824

    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 ‘...

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