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Consonant Digraphs -ph- & -gh-

Grades: 1-3
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  • Overview

    The Electric Company aims to entertain children while simultaneously teaching four crucial areas of literacy that are challenging for struggling readers: Decoding, Vocabulary, Comprehension of Connected Text and Motivation. The goals for this resource group are consonant digraphs -ph- and -gh-.

  • Shock: Whack a Word: -gh-

    Watch Shock whack word parts at a carnival to win a prize. The goal for this segment is consonant digraph -gh-The goal for this segment is consonant digraph -gh-.

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  • Comic Cam: Sherrod Small: -ph- & -gh-

    When the letter "f" becomes too lazy, -ph- and -gh- step in to lend a hand. The goals for this segment are consonant digraphs -gh- and -ph-.

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  • Haunted House: Coughing Kitty

    Werewolf's kitten is sick with a co-ug. A co-ug? Bat and Mummy are on the case. The goals for this segment are consonant digraphs -gh- and -ph-.

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  • Music Video: Shock & UTK: -ph- & -gh-

    Watch -ph- and -gh- help the letter "f" make the "ffffff" it makes. The goals for this segment are consonant digraphs -gh- and -ph-.

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  • Comic Cam: Lazy F

    Willie Reale does a standup about the lazy letter F. The goal of this resource is ...

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  • Commercial: GH & PH

    Commercial for "GH & PH," two condiments meant to spice up the "f" sound.

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  • Electric Sound Off - GH

    Danny and Jessica face-off in Electric Sound Off. The goal is GH sounds.

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  • Haunted House: Coughing Kitty

    Mummy misreads Werewolf's note and does not understand what to do with Mr. Sprinkles. The goal is GH and PH sounds.

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  • Music Man: Animal Care

    The goal of this resource is decoding.

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  • Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: PH/GH

    Shock and UTK rap about the F sounds created by "PH" and "GH".

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  • Shock Word Carnival: GH

    Shock makes words using "gh."

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Common Core State Standards

Discover that the consonant digraph “gh” and “ph” make the same sound as the letter “f” while exploring some words that contain these digraphs.