Words with Initial Blends (Gr. 1-2)
Identify initial blend in a word: What blend do you hear in the word stamp? /st/
Which word has the same blend as grape... glow, grow, or slow? grape and grow both have the intial blend /gr/
Create word sorts by having students sort which words belong in which blend category. For example: Print 5 words with fl blends and 5 words with gl blends. Create a FL and GL header. Have student sort the cards in the correct category based on initial blends.