When two letters come together to make one sound, they are called a digraph.
Some words end with -ck. These letters make just one sound, like in duck. Some words end with the double letters -ss, -ll, -ff, or -zz. These double letters also make just one sound.
Download our Digraphs: Double letters activity below.
Match pictures to the words with digraphs, like dress, bell, and buzz. Sound out each example word. Can you think of any other words with -ck, -ss, -ll, -ff, or -zz?
Common Core Alignment:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.1.3.A Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs.