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

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alphabet nephew
autograph orphan
cellophane phantom
digraph pharmacist
dolphin pharmacy
elephant pheasant
graph phone
microphone phonics

 

Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ph) sounds like f

 

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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.  

 

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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 “f

 

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rough
tough
laugh
laughter

 

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Read these words and sentences.

Create a sentence. You must include one or more words that have the digraph "gh" that sounds like f (gh=f).

 

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