Phonics

Diphthongs chart

Phonemic awareness, Phonemes, Graphemes, Diphthongs, Vowel blends, Phonics games, Blending and Segmenting, Decoding and Encoding, Early Reading, Blending words, Handwriting practice, ELA K-2, ELA 1st Grade, ELA 2nd Grade

Phonics

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OVERVIEW

Two letters blended together can make a long vowel sound. These are sometimes called diphthongs.

Diphthong examples:


Oi 
and oy are different spellings that make the same vowel sound. 

Ow and ou are different spellings that make the same vowel sound. 

Download our Diphthongs Chart below. 

This chart outlines the use of four diphthongs (oi, oy, ow, and ou) with example words and illustrations. Can you think of any other words using these diphthongs? 

Activities

Diphthongs chart

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Phonics is the method that helps children build systematic connections between letters and sounds. Phonics has a better impact on children’s reading ability than any other type of reading program. It has also been shown to improve spelling, particularly among kindergarteners and first graders.

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