Digraphs ( ph, gh) as in alphabet, laugh
Digraphs consist of two consonants that are blended to make one sound.
The digraph (ph) has the sound of (f). ph = f
Read these words and sentences. They may be a little difficult but try to do your best. Have your assistant lend his /her help.
(ph) sounds like f
Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ph) sounds like f
- Did your nephew hear the phone ring?
- My pharmacist has a new telephone number.
- Can you write the alphabet and photograph it?
- Phil has the author’s biography and autograph.
- Joseph covered his saxophone with cellophane.
- Did you see the dolphin show in Phoenix?
- I was riding an elephant and they took my photo.
- Our principal uses the microphone every Friday.
- What do you know about phonics and digraphs?
Create your own sentences. Please include some words in your sentences that have the spelling pattern (ph) as in phone. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!) Please be attentive to good penmanship skills.
Please illustrate your favorite sentence. Feel free to use the back of your paper.
A digraph is a combination of two letters representing one sound. (gh) is a digraph when this letter combination sounds like (f) as in laugh. The combination "gh" is not consistently a digraph. It may be silent as in (though), have a silent letter (ghost), or a vowel pattern (night). The vowel combination (au, ou) do not always follow phonetic rules. The (au, ou) words below are sight words.
Read these words, sometimes “gh” sounds like
Read these words and sentences.
- Sometimes I laugh at right-on funny jokes.
- Do you like the sound of laughter?
- I need some rough sandpaper
- Some jobs are really tough and hard to do.
- This gravel is too rough for my bare feet.
- Have you ever had a rough and tough day?
- Have you had enough to eat?
- Please cover your mouth when you cough.
- I love to see the pigs drink the milk in their trough.
Create a sentence. You must include one or more words that have the digraph "gh" that sounds like f (gh=f).