Topic: Words with consonant blends in the final position What are consonants? A consonant is a speech sound that is not a vowel. Consonants are all the non-vowel sounds, or their corresponding letters: A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y are not consonants. Some of these consonants can be put together to create blends such as st, nk, mp, nd and sk. These are a few examples of sound blends, try saying each one. For today's lesson we will look at these consonant blends in the final position: 1. St Some examples of these words are last, first, test, quest, worst, thirst 2. Nk Some examples of these words are listed Bank, Drink, Junk, Pink, Shrink, Think 3. Mp Here are examples of words with final mp blends Swamp, Pump, Lamp, Jump, Stamp, Camp 4. Nd Some examples of these words are sand, wand, pond, send, tend, find 5. Sk Examples of this blend are mask, task, risk, desk, disk, tusk The following video helps with the pronunciation of these blends.
Activity Using the consonant blends learnt today, choose a word and write two sentences about that word. St, Nk, Mp, Nd, Sk