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Consonant Digraph WR Interactive

  • Updated

    Updated:  30 Apr 2024

Engage students in practicing their learning around the consonant digraph of ‘wr’ with this fun building site-themed interactive activity.

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    Editable:  Google Slides

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    Pages:  1 Page

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    Grade:  1

teaching resource

Consonant Digraph WR Interactive

  • Updated

    Updated:  30 Apr 2024

Engage students in practicing their learning around the consonant digraph of ‘wr’ with this fun building site-themed interactive activity.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Grade

    Grade:  1

Engage students in practicing their learning around the consonant digraph of ‘wr’ with this fun building site-themed interactive activity.

Let’s Build Their Wr Consonant Digraph Skills

The ‘wr’ digraph is a dynamic duo that often teams up to create a unique sound in words. Together, they bring a special kind of magic to the English language, and we’re here to make discovering it a thrilling experience for your students.

This fun building site-themed interactive activity has been created by an experienced teacher with little learners at the forefront of the design. The activities students will complete include:

  1. Look at pictures, decide if the object contains the ‘wr’ sound, and use a tick or a cross to show their understanding.
  2. Sorting words into a ‘wr’ list and a ‘not wr’ list.
  3. Typin the correct word in for a set of four pictures including – wristband, whip, wrench, and unwrap.
  4. Read a simple sentence that contains a word with the ‘wr’ digraph and match an image to each sentence.
  5. Sorting real and nonsense words that include the ‘wr’ digraph.
  6. Look at pictures and decide which word matches the image. x 4.
  7. Finding ‘wr’ digraph in a small paragraph of writing.
  8. Plus more!

What are the benefits of using interactive activities in the classroom?

  • Interactive activities grab students’ attention and keep them actively involved in the learning process. 
  • Interactive activities often engage multiple senses, appealing to various learning styles. Visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners can all benefit from hands-on experiences, enhancing retention and understanding.
  • When students actively participate in their learning, they take ownership of their education. Interactive activities encourage students to take the lead, fostering a sense of autonomy and boosting confidence in their language skills.
  • Hands-on experiences like using this ‘wr’ interactive activity create stronger connections in the brain, leading to better memory retention. 
  • Learning should be fun! By infusing playfulness into the educational process, students associate positive emotions with the learning experience. 
  • With the prevalence of digital tools, interactive activities can seamlessly incorporate technology. Online games, interactive quizzes, and multimedia resources make learning about the ‘wr’ digraph accessible and engaging for tech-savvy students.

Download and Build Knowledge Today!

This resource is available to download in Google Slides. Students must use this activity in ‘edit’ mode to ensure the interactive features work properly.


This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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