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Consonant Clusters Print and Do

Activity sheets for the Literacy Hour
A new set of activities, each sheet focussing on a specific group of consonant clusters. The activities require only a brief introduction from a teacher or parent and are suitable for independent group work within the Literacy Hour.
(Further notes for using the activities can be found in the corresponding lesson plan, available in the Teachers and Parents section.
There are two types of activity:

Word level
Text level work

Make a Scrapbook

10 activities that include making word slides and word wheels. These sheets can be fixed together along with a front cover to make this term's scrapbook.

Write your own poem

10 worksheets with a short framework to help children write a poem of their own using the sounds they are learning.
Why not submit a poem to the gallery?

Final phoneme ck

activity 1a

activity 1b

page 1

poem sheet 1

Final phonemes ll, ff, ss

activity 2a
page 2

poem sheet 2

Initial s clusters

activity 3a

activity 3b

page 3
page 3a

poem sheet 3

Initial blends with l as the second letter

activity 4a

activity 4b

page 4

poem sheet 4

Initial blends with or w as the second letter

activity 5a pt 1
activity 5a pt 2

activity 5b

page 5
page 5a

poem sheet 5

Initial digraphs with r

activity 6a

activity 6b

page 6

poem sheet 6

Initial three-letter clusters

activity 7a

activity 7b

page 7

poem sheet 7

s clusters used at the beginning and end of words

activity 8a pt1
activity 8a pt2

activity 8b pt1
activity 8b pt2

page 8
page 8a

poem sheet 8

End clusters with penultimate l

activity 9a

activity 9b

page 9

poem sheet 9

End Clusters with penultimate m or n

activity 10a

page 10

poem sheet 10

Cluster Buster game
Spin the Cluster Buster wheel of fortune to see if your cluster comes up... But do you know what the missing letters are on your last card? This game plays with initial s cluster.

You will need:
  Lotto game board
cards sheet 1
cards sheet 2
cards sheet 3
cards sheet 4
How to play Cluster Buster

The Pyramid game
Let the Pyramid decide who will be the first to fill up their score sheet. This game plays with the final ll sound.

You will need:
  a Pyramid
a set of letter cards
a score sheet for each player

How to play the Pyramid game  



Consonant Clusters
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