Skill: digraph (ch) as in chimney, chef, ache

The consonant digraph (ch) has three different sounds, the most common of which is the "ch" heard in chimney and much. "ch" is also presented as ch=sh and ch=k.

Consonant digraphs are two-letter combination which result in one speech sound (not a blend).

Read these words

chimney image watch image
chain cheek chimney
chair cheese chin
chase chest chirp
check chicken choose
     
beach each reach
bench lunch rich
branch match sandwich
bunch much scratch
catch patch such
crunch pitch switch
ditch porch watch

 

Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ch) words listed above

 

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Read these sentences.

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Write two or more original sentences. Please include one or more “ch” words in each of your sentences. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!)  Please be attentive to penmanship.     

 

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The (ch) pattern does not always have its usual sound as you hear in cherry.  Sometimes (ch) has the sound of (sh) as in chef. Sometimes the pattern (ch) sounds like (k).

Read the words below, they may be a bit difficult, do your best.
(ch) sounds like (sh)

 

machinery
Michigan
parachute
chef image
chef
Chicago
machine

 

(ch) sounds like (k)

ache chorus headache
anchor Christmas mechanic
character chrome Nicholas
chemistry chrysalis school
chord echo stomach

 

Read these sentences.

pain image

 

 

Please write one sentence including two or more of the words that include ch (sounds like sh) and ch (sounds like k).

 

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