We start by practicing breaking the word down into single sounds. Students touch the circles in order under the word saying the letter sound as they go.
Next they slide their finger along the arrow saying the same sounds quickly blending them into the word.
To show that they can read and comprehend the word, students finish by selecting the correct picture.
Click HERE to see the whole set of sound blending cards.
I would love to hear your best tips for teaching students to blend words.