Consonant Digraphs

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Videos, stories and songs to help Grade 2 students learn about consonant digraphs.

A consonant digraph is made up from two consonants which join together to produce a single sound. The most common consonant digraphs are ch-, sh-, th-, ph- and wh-.

Reading Consonant Digraphs

Consonant Digraph
A consonant digraph is made up of two consonants which join together to make one sound.
The most common consonant digraphs are ch, sh, th, ph and wh.
Chicken, Church, Sheep, Shark, Three, Thumb, Phone, Trophy, Whale, Wheel

Sh sound
Two letters that come together to form a single sound are taught in primary school as “letter digraphs” This video teaches the sh sound.
Shower, Shoe, Shovel, Trash

Beginning Digraph CH , Consonant Digraph ch
Chop, Chess, Chain, Chick

Consonant Digraph Stories

Consonant Digraph Story - sh, ch, wh, th.
sh - she, shop, share
ch - chain, cheese, church
wh - what, when, why
th - think, thumb, this, that

sh Spelling Pattern - Sammy Snake and Harry Hat Man

ch Spelling Pattern - Clever Cat and Harry Hat Man

ng Spelling Pattern
Noisy Nick and Golden Girl really enjoy meeting each other in a word. They show that they are glad by making a singing sound, “ng”. You can hear this singing sound in words like king, spring, strong and belonging.

Consonant Digraph Songs

Ch, Sh. Th, Wh song
Learn the consonant digraphs song.

This is the digraph song
So sing along, long, long
Just me and you, you, you
Until we’re through, through, through.

Transformer “h” - ch, sh, wh, th

*What is a Digraph? The Digraph Song - sh, wh, ch, th, qu, kn
A digraph only makes one sound.
Although two letters are hanging around.
A digraph only makes one sound.
That is what I’ve found.

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