Consonants
Long Vowels
Short Vowels
Blends
Random
100
What is the beginning sound of the first letter in the word BIRD?
/b/
100
What does a long vowel A say? Examples in spelling: /ā/: a-e, ai, aw, ei and ay.
/ā/
100
What is the short vowel sound in CAT?
/a/ (Listen)
100
What is the blended* sound in the word CHAIR? *(two sound that mix together)
/ch/ (Listen)
100
What does a Q say when you put it with a U? (Qu-) 100 bonus points if you tell me what the Q says alone.
/qu/ (Listen) Bonus question: Q does not make a sound without a U.
200
What is the beginning sound in the first letter of the word DOOR?
/d/
200
What does a long vowel E say? Examples in spelling: /e/ E, ee, ea, ei, ei and ey.
/e/ (Listen)
200
What is the short vowel sound in CUT?
/u/ (Listen)
200
What is the blended* sound in the word SHIP?
/sh/ (Listen)
200
What sounds does an X make? 100 bonus points if you can tell me what two other letters (put together) it sounds like?
/x/ (Listen) Bonus: /cs/ or /ks/
300
What is the beginning sound of the first letter in the word GOOD?
/g/
300
What does a long vowel I say? Examples in spelling: /ī/: i-e, igh, y and ie
/i/ (listen) kite, light, sky and tie.
300
What is the short vowel sound in THIS?
/i/
300
What is the blended* sound in the word GREAT?
/gr/ (Listen)
300
What is the sound that the two letters make in the blend PL? ( Hint: Think of a word starting with pl and sound it out.)
/pl/ (Listen) such as please, plate, place and Pluto.
400
What is the sound the H makes?
/h/
400
What does a long vowel O say? Examples in spelling: /o/ oa, o-e and ow.
/o/ (listen) road, home and grow.
400
What is the short vowel sound in SHOT?
/o/ (Listen)
400
What is the blended* sound in the word THIS?
/th/ (Listen)
400
What is the sound that the three letters make in the blend STR?
/str/ (Listen) Strength, strain, strong and string.
500
What is the sound the J makes?
/j/
500
What does a long vowel U say? Examples in spelling: /u/ U, ui, u-e and ew.
/u/ (listen) Unicorn, fruit, cute and new.
500
What are the two short vowel sounds in system?
/i/ and /e/ (Listen)
500
What is the blended* sound in the word SCAM?
/sc/ (Listen)
500
What are two of the five sounds of the letter Y.
Beginning of a word such as yellow and yummy. Middle of a word such as system and gym. End of a word such as cry and fly. End of a word such as baby and happy. Vowel pair such as day or hey were it helps the vowel say its name and is silent.
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