Videos and songs to help First Grade kids learn how to pronounce the ER, IR, UR digraph sounds, Learn words that have the ER, IR, UR sounds.
The following diagram shows some examples of er, ir and ur words. Scroll down the page for more examples.
Reading Strategy: er ir ur
In many words, er, ir and ur have the same sound.
UR ER IR - R controlled vowels song
ir - Phonics - whirl, girl, dirt
The ‘ur’ digraph, often called an ‘r’ controlled vowel.
Phonics and the ur sound
fur, burn, surf, curtain, yogurt
er ir ur - Alternative spellings
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