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Vowel Phoneme Posters

PDF | 23 pages|Grades: 1 - 3

A poster showing words and pictures for various vowel blends.

Use these posters when learning about vowel split digraphs, digraphs, trigraphs and blends. They include:

  • i-e
  • e-e
  • a-e
  • ou
  • ew
  • au
  • oe
  • aw
  • ue
  • oy
  • o-e
  • thr
  • shr
  • ous
  • tion
  • ee
  • ea
  • ai
  • oa
  • oo
  • ie
  • ui
  • u-e

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  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’, ...

  • 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 ‘...

  • ACELA1778

    Understand how to spell one and two syllable words with common letter patternsElaborationswriting one-syllable words containing known blends, for example 'bl' and 'st' (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )

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Dani Carroll

Can we have the r controlled vowels made into posters like these?

Dani Carroll · May 21st, 2021


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Bronwyn · May 24th, 2021

Julie Eardley

Could we have these for the trigraphs ear, ure, air please?

Julie Eardley · Feb 3rd, 2019


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Kristian · Feb 5th, 2019

Karen Hurst

Could you please make ‘ow’, ‘oi’, ‘ay’, ‘oo’ (as in look), ‘ea’ (as in pea)? 🙂

Karen Hurst · May 13th, 2017


can you please add a poster for u-e?

amyvan · Apr 25th, 2015

Carmen Huszar

Hi, these are great but can we have them in Vic font as well – thanks!

Carmen Huszar · Feb 15th, 2015

Hi Carmen, please feel free to download Vic font now also. Kind regards, Scott

· Feb 16th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • A u_e poster has been added.

    Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) Apr 28th, 2020

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